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News about Brandon, 17th Shard, and FAQs for new users. Review site rules here!

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Events, Signings, and Stalking

Discuss and report on Brandon's recent and upcoming events.

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Discuss our totally awesome (and always on time) podcasts here!

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The Coppermind Wiki

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Cosmere Theories

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Stormlight Archive

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Discuss the critically acclaimed Mistborn Trilogy here, as well as The Alloy of Law.

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Elantris and Emperor's Soul

Welcome to Sel, the world of Elantris (and its eventual sequels) and The Emperor's Soul.

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Warbreaker is a standalone epic fantasy novel, which you can get for free on his official website

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Cosmere Short Stories

Discuss various cosmere short stories, such as Shadows for Silence in the Forests of Hell, and Sixth of the Dusk.

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The Reckoners

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Discuss Steelheart, the first book in Brandon's supervillain dystopian YA series, here!

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The Rithmatist

The Rithmatist, formerly Scribbler, is a YA series about chalk magic and awesome.

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Brandon's middle grade novels. Alcatraz will make fun of you if don't read them. Actually, he'll make fun of you anyways.

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Other Stories

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The Wheel of Time

Brandon has concluded Robert Jordan's epic series. The last book, A Memory of Light, is OUT NOW!

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Writing Excuses

Brandon does a podcast on writing with authors Dan Wells, Howard Tayler, and Mary Robinette Kowal.

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Reading Excuses

An online writing group by the fans, for the fans. Inspired by the popular podcast Writing Excuses.

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TWG Archive

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Other Books

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Creator's Corner

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For all you aspiring writer or artist types, here's your new home.

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