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Interviews: AMOL Signing Report - Grant

Summary:

Entries

22

Date

Jan 8th, 2013

Type

Paraphrased

Location

Roseville, MN

TourCon

AMOL Book Tour

Bookstore

Barnes and Noble

Reporter

Grant

Links

Twitter

  • 1

    Grant (8 January 2013)

    Harriet now reading from A Memory of Light.

    Footnote

    There was supposed to be a reading and Q&A period with both Brandon and Harriet at this event. However, Brandon's plane was late, so the reading and Q&A proceeded with just Harriet.

  • 2

    Question ()

    Will any of the notes be published?

    Harriet McDougal

    No, but an encyclopedia will come out in about a year.

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  • 3

    Question ()

    Movie?

    Harriet McDougal

    Universal has the rights and has had them for more than 5 years.

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  • 4

    Question ()

    Hardest part of Brandon finishing the series?

    Harriet McDougal

    That he wasn't my husband.

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  • 5

    Question ()

    How do you feel now that this part of your life is over?

    Harriet McDougal

    I don't know but I bought an embroidery kit.

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  • 6

    Question ()

    Will the audio of RJ's dictation of the final scene be released?

    Harriet McDougal

    That's a good question. I'll think about it.

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  • 7

    Question ()

    Which female character are you most like?

    Harriet McDougal

    Moghedien.

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  • 8

    Question ()

    Who is your favorite character?

    Harriet McDougal

    Verin, I'm a Brown. But I'm a lot like Nynaeve.

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  • 9

    Question ()

    Will you edit any more books?

    Harriet McDougal

    There are only 2 sentences of material for outrigger novels. RJ did not want infinite more books.

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  • 10

    Question ()

    Any other RJ books?

    Harriet McDougal

    There was a western but it was too rough and needs a rewrite. It will not come out.

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  • 11

    Question ()

    What about the main character that was removed from The Eye of the World?

    Harriet McDougal

    He didn't do anything until book 4. So he got cut.

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  • 12

    Question ()

    Staircase documentary?

    Harriet McDougal

    Hunter shot RJ hamming it up for 2 hours. Coming into shape. Might come out.

    Footnote

    This question is in reference to "The Wit of the Staircase", a planned film on RJ and southern writers by Hunter Wentworth.

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  • 13

    Question ()

    What trait of a female character did you do? Braid tugging?

    Harriet McDougal

    None.

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  • 14

    Question ()

    Who was RJ most like?

    Harriet McDougal

    Perrin and also Mat. He quit a good job to be an author so you know he's a gambler.

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  • 15

    Question ()

    What was it like editing as Team Jordan?

    Harriet McDougal

    It was a team process—military history, characters, and continuity.

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  • 16

    Question ()

    How do you get to be an editor for an author like RJ?

    Harriet McDougal

    I started a long time ago when dinosaurs roamed the earth! Worked my way up.

    Footnote

    Harriet was already an established editor when she met RJ; it was RJ who was just starting out as an author. See Theoryland's interview with Harriet for more details.

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  • 17

    Question ()

    Mat Cauthon is noticeably different in the last 3 books.

    Harriet McDougal

    I don't think so but you're entitled to your own opinion.

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  • 18

    Brandon Sanderson ()

    "I will be the guest of honor at Minicon in Minneapolis 2015. Playing Magic and hanging out."

    Footnote

    Apparently, Brandon finally arrived at the signing at this point.

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  • 19

    Grant ()

    Jewelry favorite of RJ, Elise, at book signing. New line coming out tomorrow.

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  • 20

    Grant ()

    Rare image of Team Jordan shirt that were made when RJ was in treatment.

    Grant

    Rare image (back) of Team Jordan shirt that were made when RJ was in treatment.

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  • 21

    Grant ()

    From the box of the Tor swag. Manifest of the stuff in the box.

  • 22

    Grant ()

    So worth it! Wow what a night.