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Brandon Sanderson Book Tour info

Brandon Sanderson will be going on book tour in October and November to promote his upcoming new novel, The Hero of Ages (Book 3 in the Mistborn trilogy).   You can read the full details of his appearance locations on his website. Here's the current summary. Please check the actual link though in case there are updates or changes. UTAH LEG Brigham Young University Bookstore Tuesday, October 14th 5:30PM Provo, UT NOTE: This is the release Party! All books here will be numbered edi

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Brandon Sanderson’s Dragon*Con Schedule Released

Dragon*Con is the largest multi-media, popular culture convention focusing on science fiction and fantasy, gaming, comics, literature, art, music, and film in the US.   Dragon*Con 2008 will be held Labor Day weekend (August 29 - September 1, 2008) in Atlanta, GA.   Fri 02:30 pm A707 Marriott Marquis Who You Callin' a Kid? Sat 11:30 am Hanover C - E Hyatt Regency Meet Brandon Sanderson Sat 05:30 pm Regency V Hyatt Regency Wheel of Time Costume

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Universal Pictures announces Wheel of Time movie

Variety has published a report announcing that Universal Picures has acquired the rights to the Wheel of Time series and intends to create a big-budget live action film. Here are the details below:   Universal spinning "Wheel of Time"   Studio nabs film rights to Robert Jordan book By SAM THIELMAN   Universal Pictures has acquired film rights to the late Robert Jordan's bestselling "The Wheel of Time" novel series in a seven-figure deal.   Adaptations of the fantasy tomes will beg

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1994 Interview with Robert Jordan published for the first time

The LORD OF CHAOS. In the interview, RJ gives many of his trademark responses (like how he's known the end of the series since before he wrote the first book). But nonetheless, the interview is insightful, well conducted, and more than a little heart-breaking when you think of Jim's all too early passing.   You can listen to the interview at the Reality Break podcast website.    

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2009 Wheel of Time calendars now available

Tor Books has announced the release of the 2009 Wheel of Time calendar. The calendar contains WoT inspired images created by fans of the series. [/url]   Shortly before he died, Robert Jordan put a call out to fans to submit original pieces of artwork. From those submissions, he personally chose the winners to appear in the calendar.   Here is the official press release from Tor: ROBERT JORDAN’S WHEEL OF TIME© 2009 CALENDAR – IS NOW AVAILABLE! July 2008: Tor Books is proud to

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EYE OF THE WORLD comic book preview

The Dabel Brothers have released two teaser preview images for their upcoming EYE OF THE WORLD comic book. One image shows Lews Therin Telamon surrounded by the Forsaken as they appeared in the Age of Legends. The second image shows Rand surrounded by the same Forsaken as they appear in the modern ("Third") Age.   Click each image to see it in full size. [img'>http://www.dragonmount.com/News/wp-content/uploads/2008/07/lews_and_co6-197x300.jpg[/img]     The artwork was done by Mik

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Dabel Brothers to produce graphic novels for entire WoT series

The Dabel Brothers are now in production on creating graphic novels for the entire Wheel of Time series. They will begin with A Memory of Light. Here is the press release:   DABEL BROTHERS TO ADAPT ROBERT JORDAN’S BESTSELLING WHEEL OF TIME SERIES IN COMIC BOOK FORMAT   NEW YORK, NY – July 1, 2008 – Dabel Brothers Publishing announced today that they will adapt Robert Jordan’s bestselling Wheel of Time series, which has sold more than 14 million copies in North America alone, in

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JordanCon to be Promoted at Sci Fi Summer This Weekend

Representatives from JordanCon will be at Sci Fi Summer, popular media convention held in Marrietta, Georgia. Sci Fi Summer bills itself as “The official start of summer sci fi s.e. fandomâ€. It will be held at the Crown Plaza Atlanta-Marietta from June 6-8. Sci Fi Summer membership is $30 at the door.   JordanCon is the first Wheel of Time fan convention. It will be held April 17th-19th at the Alpharetta Embassy Suites in Alpharetta, GA. Pre-registration is $50 until August 18th.   Jordan

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Robert Jordan Documentary in Need of Funding

Not really sure how this slipped past us, but Hunter Wentworth has been diligently raising for his Robert Jordan documentary. With only three days left on his deadline, he's within several hundred dollars of his goal. Let's see if we can get him over the top.   Robert Jordan Documentary on Fundable.com

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Registration for JordanCon Open

Pre-registration for JordanCon is now open. JordanCon is the first convention dedicated to exploring Robert Jordan’s The Wheel of Time series and his rich, literary legacy. It will be held April 17-19, 2009 at the Alpharetta Embassy Suites in Alpharetta, Georgia. Our Guest of Honor is Harriet MacDougal, Robert Jordan’s wife and editor. Our Fan Guest of Honor is Wilson Grooms, Jordan’s cousin and frequent contributor to his blog on Dragonmount.   Convention member is currently priced a

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Tor to publish free WoT artwork

On April 18th, Tor.com will be making some WOT artwork images available to the public. As I understand it, they will be high resolution images that you can download and use as desktop wallpaper, etc.   Wheel of Time wallpapers available for the first time on April 18th   Two Wheel of Time wallpapers will be available for download this Friday, April 18th, at tor.com (www.tor.com). This will mark the first time that these WOT wallpapers have been legally available for download.   Anyone w

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Robert Jordan to be honored by the Citadel

The Citadel, the military university that Robert Jordan attened, will be honoring him on April 8th with a permanent display in their library. The event is open to friends, family, and local fans. Here are some details: You are invited to a special event at The Citadel honoring Robert Jordan (James Oliver Rigney, Jr., Citadel class of 1974, Honorary Doctor of Literature 1999). The dedication of a permanent exhibition of photographs, artifacts, and mementos of his life and career will take p

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Robert Jordan featured in short documentary

In a new short documentary focusing on Charleston writers, filmmaker Hunter Wentworth had the opportunity to interview Robert Jordan at his home just a few months before he passed away. The footage from the interview is wonderful; you can see clearly how, even in his final days, RJ presented himself with dignity and his clever wit.   The complete documentary is available below. Before viewing, please read this message from the producer:   The following film was my thesis at the Savannah C

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Age of Legends, LLC Announces Dates, Location and Guests for First JordanCon

Age of Legends, LLC is pleased to announce the guests for our inaugural JordanCon will include Harriet McDougal as Guest of Honor and Wilson Grooms as Fan Guest of Honor. JordanCon will be held at the Alpharetta Embassy Suites April 17-19th, 2009. Information about badges will be forthcoming. Harriet McDougal is the wife of the late Jim Rigney, best known as “Robert Jordan†and the editor of her husband’s works. An accomplished poet, as well as editor, she has worked in publishing hou

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2009 Wheel of Time calendar now available for pre-order

Amazon.com is now accepting pre-orders for the 2009 Wheel of Time Calendar. This calendar is being published by Tor Books as the result of the competition that Robert Jordan himself began before he passed away. RJ hand-chose the winning entries just weeks before he passed.   Proceeds from this calendar will be going to the Mayo Clinic charity fund to research cures for Amyloidosis, the disease Robert Jordan fought in his last days.   More Info Order the 2009 Wheel of Time Calendar from

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Brandon Sanderson to attend DragonCon 2008

From AgeofLegends.net Brandon Sanderson, the author chosen to complete A MEMORY OF LIGHT, is scheduled to attend Dragon*Con 2008.   Brandon's current fantasy series is the Mistborn Trilogy, the final volume of which will be published in October 2008. His first novel, ELANTRIS, was picked by Barnes and Noble editors as the best fantasy or science fiction book of 2005, and is forthcoming in fourteen languages. He released his first children's book, ALCATRAZ VERSUS THE EVIL LIBRARIANS, in 200

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Jennifer Liang talks DragonCon on Podcast

Jennifer Liang, (aka Kathana) is featured in the latest "Dragon in Georgia" podcast where she talks about this year's DragonCon, as well as next year's eagerly awaited JordanCon.   Jennifer is a long-time Dragonmount admin, head of the White Tower Organization, webmaster of AgeofLegends.net, director of the Wheel of Time Fan Track at DragonCon, as well as the founder of the up coming JordanCon convention. In other words, she's got a lot to say about WoT fandom, and you can hear some of it in

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Brandon Sanderson interviewed on podcast

The "Adventures in Scifi Publishing" podcast has posted a show in which they have a great conversation with Brandon Sanderson. In it, he talks about being hired to write A Memory of Light, the upcoming final novel of the Wheel of Time series.   You can get more information and get the episode on the Adventures in Scifi Publishing website.

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Brandon Sanderson launches new podcast

Brandon Sanderson has launched a new podcast called "Writing Excuses". Check out the podcast website here. You can listen with your browser or subscribe with a podcast listener such as iTunes.   "Writing Excuses" is a not a podcast that will focus on A MEMORY OF LIGHT. It's probably safe to assume it will be brought up, but just be aware that this is not a WoT-centric podcast.   More Info "Writing Excuses" podcast website

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Tor offering free MISTBORN eBook for limited time

This week only, Tor Books is offering a free eBook copy of Mistborn: The Final Empire, by Brandon Sanderson. You can receive it if you register for their newsletter. Tor is doing this to help promote their new upcoming website.   Mistborn is a superb novel and serves as an excellent example of Brandon's writing. If you're still wondering about whether or not Brandon has "the goods" to write A Memory of Light, then look no further than this novel and its sequels.   The eBook will only be a

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Brandon Sanderson talks THE SHADOW RISING

Brandon Sanderson, the author chosen to complete the final novel in The Wheel of Time series, is currently re-reading the entire series before embarking on his journey into A MEMORY OF LIGHT. As he writes, he's sharing some of his thoughts and observations with fans via his blog. We'll post these excerpts as he writes them.   Be sure to read his introduction first.   These are some MORE of his throughts on THE SHADOW RISING   I know these posts are getting mirrored around to a lot of

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Brandon Sanderson talks THE DRAGON REBORN

Brandon Sanderson, the author chosen to complete the final novel in The Wheel of Time series, is currently re-reading the entire series before embarking on his journey into A MEMORY OF LIGHT. As he writes, he's sharing some of his thoughts and observations with fans via his blog. We'll post these excerpts as he writes them.   Be sure to read his introduction first.   These are some MORE of his throughts on THE DRAGON REBORN   I've mentioned that it's sometimes hard for me to remember

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Brandon Sanderson talks THE GREAT HUNT (part 2)

Brandon Sanderson, the author chosen to complete the final novel in The Wheel of Time series, is currently re-reading the entire series before embarking on his journey into A MEMORY OF LIGHT. As he writes, he's sharing some of his thoughts and observations with fans via his blog. We'll post these excerpts as he writes them.   Be sure to read his introduction first.   These are some MORE of his throughts on THE GREAT HUNT   I know that this book is the favorite of a lot of readers, an

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New Brandon Sanderson interview

Amazon.com has posted an interview with Brandon Sanderson on their "Omnicoracious" blog. It's a good read, and includes information on when Brandon's deadline for finishing is (December 2008). Click the link below for the article.   More Info> Read the Full Interview info page  

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Brandon Sanderson talks THE GREAT HUNT

Brandon Sanderson, the author chosen to complete the final novel in The Wheel of Time series, is currently re-reading the entire series before embarking on his journey into A MEMORY OF LIGHT. As he writes, he's sharing some of his thoughts and observations with fans via his blog. We'll post these excerpts as he writes them.   Be sure to read his introduction first.   These are some of his throughts on THE GREAT HUNT   I'm very interested in the way that Mr. Jordan expanded the viewpo

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