Brandon Sanderson

American fantasy writer

1975   -  

genre: fantasy
country of citizenship: United States of America
educated at: Brigham Young University
occupation: writer, novelist, science fiction writer, children's writer
award received: Hugo Award for Best Novella
influenced by: Robert Jordan
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Brandon Sanderson (born December 19, 1975) is an American fantasy and science fiction writer. He is best known for the Cosmere universe, in which most of his fantasy novels (most notably the Mistborn series and The Stormlight Archive) are set. He is also known for finishing Robert Jordan's epic fantasy series The Wheel of Time. Sanderson was raised in Lincoln, Nebraska before attending Brigham Young University, where he received degrees in English literature and creative writing. In 2008 Sanderson started a podcast with author Dan Wells and cartoonist Howard Tayler called Writing Excuses, involving topics about creating genre writing and webcomics. In 2016, the American media company DMG Entertainment licensed the movie rights to Sanderson's entire Cosmere universe.He also created Sanderson's Laws of Magic and popularized the terms hard magic and soft magic systems.
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works

25

Elantris

novel by Brandon Sanderson

author: Brandon Sanderson

2005

Warbreaker

book by Brandon Sanderson

author: Brandon Sanderson

2009

Infinity Blade: Awakening

novel by Brandon Sanderson

author: Brandon Sanderson

Legion series

boek van Brandon Sanderson

author: Brandon Sanderson

2012

The Emperor's Soul

fantasy novella by Brandon Sanderson

author: Brandon Sanderson

2012

The Reckoners

book by Brandon Sanderson

author: Brandon Sanderson

2013

Infinity Blade: Redemption

novella by Brandon Sanderson

author: Brandon Sanderson

Arcanum Unbounded: The Cosmere Collection

book by Brandon Sanderson

author: Brandon Sanderson

2016

The Well of Ascension

author: Brandon Sanderson

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