Brandon Sanderson

LoneStarCon 3 Photos

With my schedule pressing in on me from all sides, I decided this was a good time to share some more photos from the 71st Worldcon. LoneStarCon 3 was filled with amazing fans and dazzling stars. All photos were taken by Shawn McConnell. Hope you enjoy these LoneStarCon 3 photos.

A Review of Writing Fantasy Heroes

Writing Fantasy Heroes Jason M. Waltz, ed. Rogue Blades Entertainment trade paper, $14.99, ebook $ 7.99 Kindle (There is no other electronic version available that I’m aware of.) Okay, class, today we’re going to have a little quiz. What do the following writers have in common: Alex, Bledsoe, Jennifer Brozek, Orson Scott Card, Glen Cook, […]

Fantasy as History

Author’s Note – it has been said that we should ‘write what we know’ and, in that spirit, for my first outing here at Amazing Stories I have decided to crib a little from my recent review of Steven Erikson’s ‘Forge of Darkness’, originally published at Fantasy Book Review in early February. Erikson and Tolkien […]