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Wheel of Time update.
« on: February 15, 2012, 07:01:26 AM »
Maybe you just want to know when the final Wheel of Time book is going to come out. Well, Brandon has finished the first draft of A MEMORY OF LIGHT and is in the revision stage. So far the progress bar (top left column on Brandon's website) is at 40% on the second draft, meaning that he's revised 144,000 out of 360,000 words. He's been turning it in in chunks to Harriet and Team Jordan, and they've already sent their notes back on the beginning of the book. He plans to finish the second draft later this month, and will almost immediately start working on the third draft according to Harriet and Team Jordan's editorial directions. This back-and-forth process will continue for several months, however long it needs to take to edit the book to perfection. Because we can't predict the time that will be required to whip this book into the shape it needs to be in, as befits the final book of the greatest fantasy epic of all time, Tor has not yet scheduled a firm publication date, but we can pretty much say at this point that it won't be released any earlier than late November. We should have a better idea after a couple more drafts are completed. Please bear with us.

2012 CONVENTION APPEARANCES

For complete details, see http://brandonsanderson.com/events

Taipei International Book Exhibition 2012
Dates: February 2-4, 2012
Venue: Taipei World Trade Center
Brandon is a guest of Fantasy Foundation.

Life, the Universe & Everything, Orem, Utah
Dates: February 9-11, 2012
Venue: Sorensen Student Center
Utah Valley University
A highlight of this event will be a live Writing Excuses recording
with the whole crew on Saturday.

Doom-Con, Swancon 37, Perth, Australia
Dates: April 5-9, 2012 (Easter weekend)
Venue: Pan Pacific Hotel
Brandon is a Guest of Honor.

Supanova Melbourne 2012, Australia
Dates: April 13-15, 2012
Venue: Melbourne Showgrounds
Brandon is a Guest of Honor.

Supanova Gold Coast 2012, Australia
Dates: April 20-22, 2012
Address: Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre
Brandon is a Guest of Honor.

Note: Due to Brandon's Australia trip in April, he won't be making
it to JordanCon in Atlanta this year. However, he is sending me in
his place (though I'm a poor substitute!), and Harriet and Team
Jordan should be there as well, as far as I know.

Superstars Writing Seminar, Las Vegas
Dates: April 30-May 2, 2012
Venue: Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino
Brandon is an instructor alongside Kevin J. Anderson, David
Farland, Rebecca Moesta, and Eric Flint, with special guest
speakers Kristine Kathryn Rusch & Dean Wesley Smith. See more
details at the bottom of this newsletter.
Prices go up April 1, 2012.

BayCon 2012, Santa Clara, CA
Dates: May 25-28, 2012
Venue: Santa Clara Hyatt
Brandon is a Guest of Honor.

Comic-Con International, San Diego
Dates: July 12-15, 2012. Preview night July 11.
Venue: San Diego Convention Center
Brandon is a Special Guest.

LibertyCon 25, Chattanooga
Dates: July 20-22, 2012
Venue: The Chattanooga Choo-Choo
Brandon is a Guest of Honor.

Gen Con Indy 2012
Dates: August 16-19, 2012
Venue: Indiana Convention Center

Bubonicon 44, Albuquerque
Dates: August 24-26, 2012
Venue: Albuquerque Marriott Uptown
Brandon is a Guest of Honor.

Dragon*Con 2012, Atlanta
Dates: August 31-September 3, 2012
Venue: Various hotels in the Peachtree Center area. See their
website.

And that's it for the 2012 conventions we know about so far. There might be a couple more one-day stop-ins with Utah conferences, and we're waiting to hear back about an invitation to an autumn convention somewhere in Canada, but I don't know if that one will go through or not.

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Wheel of Time update.
« on: February 15, 2012, 07:01:26 AM »