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Review: Oathbringer

Oathbringer by Brandon Sanderson My basic summary: In a world plagued by regular hurricane-like storms and made mostly of stone, our intrepid heroes (Established in the first two books) continue on their path to try and reform the Knights Radiant. This book focuses on Dalinar and his purposely hidden back-story as he leads the charge …

Mistborn (Part One) Story Structure

In our most recent DIYMFA call, we were challenged to take a short story or children’s book and see if we could identify the parts of story structure within the book. This fell right into a question that had been pushing around recently in wondering if, when a book is broken into parts (common in …

Year In Review

I just read through a post by Brandon Sanderson, which was extremely long, and was basically an overview of what he got done this year. It gave me a few moments of panic and self-doubt. He’s turning 40 this year and has already been publishing books for 20 years. It’s easy for me to regret …

Extra Writing Time

Otakon is done and over and was tons of fun. We actually put events in our guidebook and went to them! Spent money in the Dealer’s Room and Artist Alley. The weekend on a whole was great. Then I hung out for three days at my mother-in-law’s with basically nothing to do except write. So …

Elantris by Brandon Sanderson

Elantris starts off in a world on the verge of a religious war. There are only two holdout countries and from those two countries we get the main characters who are signed up for political marriage; only the prince dies while the princess is on route. Or at least everyone is told he died, because …