Memory of Light Backpack Sweepstakes

We are offering the chance to win one of five Memory of Light backpacks! Each backpack will include a copy of Forge of Darkness by Steven Erikson, Mistborn by Brandon Sanderson, Imager by L.E. Modesitt, Jr., Farlander by Col Buchanan, The Sword-Edged Blonde by Alex Bledsoe, Range of Ghosts by Elizabeth Bear, and Shadow and Betrayal…

A Memory of Light

Channelling Saidar

Written by Jennifer Liang Every day at work, I channel saidar. Okay, not literally. But it feels like it. See, my real job is being a special education teacher. I work at a very small private school for kids with behavior disorders. The head of school says I probably have the eight toughest middle school…

A Memory of Light

The Wheel of Time: Legacy

Tom Doherty, Harriet McDougal, Brandon Sanderson, Patrick Rothfuss, and Jason Denzel discuss the legacy of Robert Jordan’s Wheel of Time series. The Last Battle begins on January 8th in A Memory of Light. Since 1990, when Robert Jordan’s The Wheel of Time® burst on the world with its first book, The Eye of the World,…

A Memory of Light

Computers Made It Easier

Written by Harriet McDougal Computers made it easier. Actually, first an electric typewriter made it easier. Robert Jordan was an engineer by training, and he really liked a clean typescript. He had begun by writing by hand on yellow legal pads, and when he switched to a typewriter he called his work “typing” rather than…