For those of you who haven’t heard yet, Brandon just announced via twitter that Writing Excuses and The Emperor’s Soul won Hugo Awards in their respective categories. Many congratulations to Brandon and the Writing Excuses crew! You guys deserve it!
For those of you not familiar with either of these titles, The Emperor’s Soul is a novella set on the same planet as his debut novel, Elantris (but in a completely different country), the story of which focuses on a woman named Shai who practices the art of forgery. It’s fantastic and if you haven’t read it yet, you should pick it up right away.
Writing Excuses is a podcast by writers, for writers. In addition to Brandon himself, it features Mary Robinette Kowal, Howard Tayler, and Dan Wells, and sometimes they have guest stars as well (the most recent episode features Jeph Jacques from the famous webcomic Questionable Content, for example). Follow the link to read more about it.
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