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Jason Denzel

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  1. Congratulations to Ann Leckie, the author of Ancillary Justice, which won the 2014 Hugo Award for Best Novel. The Hugo Awards are one of the most prominent awards in the Science Fiction and Fantasy community. They are given out annually at the WorldCon convention. The Wheel of Time was honored as one of the five short-listed nominees for the award this year. We’ve posted a lot of information over the past few months about WoT’s eligibility and subsequent nomination. Despite the fact that it didn't win, I believe the series is cementing its legacy as one of the most beloved and important fa
  2. Our friends at the Waygate Foundation have notified us of a charity auction they're hosting to benefit Room to Read, which is a worthy organization helping to promote literacy and gender equality across the world. Up for bid is a unique set of medieval gauntlets, signed by an impressive list of authors and artists. Here are the names: Brandon Sanderson Howard Tayler Michael R Underwood Howard Andrew Jones Tobias Buckell John Klima Pat Rothfuss John Scalzi Courtney Allison Moulton Aimee Carter Kelley Armstrong Saladin Ahmed Jaime Ramsey Matthew Alan Thyer Jacqueline Carey Sandra Taylor Kame
  3. Over the weekend we reported that the" rel="external nofollow">http://www.dragonmount.com/index.php/News/events/the-wheel-of-time-nominated-for-hugo-award-r752'>the collective Wheel of Time saga has been nominated for the 2013 Best Novel Hugo Award. The Hugos are one of the most prestigious awards in the Science Fiction & Fantasy community. Congratulations to Robert Jordan, Brandon Sanderson and Harriet McDougal for this honor. In response to the nomination, Harriet said: Brandon" rel="external nofollow">http://brandonsanderson.com/the-wheel-of-time-nominated-for-a-hugo-award/'>Brandon post
  4. We all know that Brandon Sanderson completed The Wheel of Time based off of Robert Jordan's notes. We know that those notes were so extensive that Harriet McDougal, RJ's wife and editor, claimed there were easily more words in the notes than words in all the books. Many of those notes, along with many original items from Robert Jordan's office were donated to The College of Charleston Special Collections department. An entire blog exists to showcase some of the items in that collection. From their website: Recently, our good friend Terez had the opportunity to explore these archives. In
  5. If you're interested in acquiring an autographed copy of A Memory of Light, you can order them through Brandon Sanderson's online store. There's an option to have it simply signed with an autograph only, or to have it personalized with a brief message. Of course another option is to buy or bring a copy to one of the upcoming events that Brandon will be hosting. He begins his 3-week U.S. tour tonight in Provo, Utah. Next month Brandon will attend JordanCon 6, along with fantasy author Patrick Rothfuss.
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