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  • 1

    Interview: Jan, 2012

    midwestredditor (Reddit.com)

    How did you channel that much snark and oddball humor for Wayne without going a little crazy?

    Brandon Sanderson (Reddit.com)

    Characters like him actually provide a snark outlet for me, so that it can be very cathartic to write them.

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  • 2

    Interview: Mar, 2012

    Samuel Montgomery-Blinn

    Wayne's ability to mimic and create accents is used to great effect in the book, and Michael Kramer really shines in bringing these accents to life in the audiobook. Did you have a sense when writing the book that these could be challenging—and rewarding—scenes when read?

    Brandon Sanderson

    I certainly did. The thing is, I'm not good with talking in accents myself—I can hear them in my head, but I'm atrocious at trying to do them. So while I was writing the book, I was thinking in the back of my mind, "I really hope that poor Michael can pull this off." It was a lot of fun to write Wayne's accents. I'm writing in a world that isn't our world, but the Mistborn world is a bit of an Earth analogue. I intentionally used themes that make it an Earth parallel, which is different from my other worlds. So you can have a character who kind of has a light Cockney accent or something like that, but it's not our world so it can't exactly mimic that accent. So it's already a challenge in that respect. I do think Michael did a fantastic job.

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  • 3

    Interview: 2012

    p0x0rz (July 2012)

    I also love how you evolved the world for The Alloy of Law. Despite it not being as "heavy" as some other stuff like Way of Kings and the trilogy, it was almost my favorite things you've written. I know it was supposed to be a "bridge" novel between trilogies, but is there any chance we'll see those characters again? Wax and Wayne are probably my favorite literary pairing since Tehol and Bugg or Arthur and Ford. :)

    Brandon Sanderson ()

    I am working on a sequel, as I was fond of the book too. It will be a side project, however, so I can't promise when it would be out.

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  • 4

    Interview: Apr 14th, 2012

    Question

    I recently finished reading The Alloy of Law, which was a fantastic book by the way...

    Brandon Sanderson

    Thank you.

    Question

    ...but I noticed towards the end you started creating overtones of a much larger story, and I was curious how you are going to follow up on that.

    Brandon Sanderson

    I will do more books without Alloy of Law, with Wax and Wayne. I originally—I may have said this in the forward to Alloy of Law—I pitched the Mistborn series a three-book, as three sets of trilogies, past-present-future, and I do still intend to do that, but I am going to pick up some of the things that I did in Alloy of Law and keep going with those same characters for a little longer, the main reason being I really like how Alloy of Law balances Stormlight Archive. I love big epics, but I also love fast-paced kind of actiony books as well, and being able to do a little bit of both of that fulfills both sort of itches, scratches them both, and so I like having Alloy-of-Law-style books come out alongside larger epics.

    So I will be—to answer the questions that are coming—next is the last Wheel of Time book, and pretty much everything I have is devoted to that book. I'm hoping to have revisions of that done by the end of June, and then can start on Stormlight 2 which is what I will do next. The Wheel of Time book is coming out in January. I had really hoped to have it out in November, but it proved unrealistic, and I'm too optimistic on these things sometimes, and Harriet wisely counseled that we need to slow down a bit and spend some more time on the revisions, which we are doing. The Stormlight book, if I'm really on the ball, will be next November-ish—not this one but a year from that—and then I would follow it really closely with another Alloy of Law book.

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  • 5

    Interview: Aug 31st, 2012

    Daily Dragon

    The light-hearted banter in your recent standalone Mistborn book, The Alloy of Law, is an unexpected yet delightful change from the more serious tone of the original trilogy. Why did you decide to make such an abrupt shift? Will we get to read more about Waxillium and Wayne?

    Brandon Sanderson

    This was quite conscious on my part. One of the reasons I ended up writing The Alloy of Law as I did is because I personally wanted something to balance The Stormlight Archive, which is going to be more serious and have a tone more like the original Mistborn trilogy. I'm planning a five-book sequence to start off The Stormlight Archive, so I wanted something to go between those books that was faster paced, a little more lighthearted, and more focused.

    I love The Stormlight Archive—it's what I think will be the defining work of my career, but that said, sometimes you want a bag of potato chips instead of a steak. Sometimes you want to write that, and sometimes you want to read that. I knew not all readers would want to go along with me at the start on such a big, long series; they may want to wait until it's finished. So I wanted to be releasing smaller, more focused and more simply fun books in between, both for my own interest and for my readers. And I will keep doing this; there will be more Wax and Wayne books in the future, spaced among my bigger epics.

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  • 6

    Interview: Oct 12th, 2015

    Question

    Given how much they futz with time, why doesn't Wax continually reset his watch?

    Brandon Sanderson

    They really should have to, huh? That's a good reminder. I've never thought about that.

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  • 7

    Interview: Oct 12th, 2015

    Question

    Which character in your books have you had the most fun bringing to life?

    Brandon Sanderson

    Probably Wayne. He's just the most fun to write. When I get in his viewpoint, the weirdness takes over and it's great.

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  • 8

    Interview: Oct 9th, 2015

    Question

    What were Wayne and Hoid talking about outside the carriage?

    Brandon Sanderson

    RAFO.

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  • 9

    Interview: Oct 10th, 2015

    WayneSpren

    "Why did Wayne choose to ride with Hoid on the exterior of the carriage in SoS?"

    Brandon Sanderson

    "Wayne likes Hoid, but he doesn't know who he is."

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  • 10

    Interview: Oct 20th, 2015

    Bort

    In Alloy of Law, it is claimed that Wayne once stole a horse which can belch in perfect pitch. Is it true? Did Wayne really steal a Returned, or otherwise invested, horse?

    Brandon Sanderson

    There may potentially, possibly, maybe have perhaps been something going on, but it is more likely that Wayne was pulling your leg.

    Footnote

    This was my disappointing answer. I do have to admit though, the reaction from Brandon was great. I confused the Braize out of him, and most of the audience too. He did ask if this was some crazy 17th Shard theory.

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  • 11

    Interview: Feb 17th, 2016

    Question

    In Secret History we learned a little about how the Cognitive Realm...could bleed into the Physical if the person was slightly broken.

    Brandon Sanderson

    Broken as Kelsierís term is not right, and he realizes that over the course of the book, but yeah.

    Question

    My thoughts were on Wayne, so he seems to notice--and it might just be kleptomania--a connection between items that makes him feel as if heís not stealing, just trading things for equal value. And Iím wondering if heís noticing something in the Cognitive-- in one of the other Realms that is actually noteworthy.

    Brandon Sanderson

    Heís just goofy.

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  • 12

    Interview: Feb 20th, 2016

    Question

    How do you channel Wayne?

    Brandon Sanderson

    I wear his hat.

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  • 13

    Interview: Dec 6th, 2016

    Argent

    Staying on Scadrial, have we seen the Resonances of either Wax or Wayne?

    Brandon Sanderson

    Yes, well, Wax is really good a sculpting bullets and things away from him.

    Argent

    The bubble.

    Brandon Sanderson

    Yeah and things like this. This is playing with the fact that he is-- letís just say that the abilities make this happen, and Iíll let you theorize on why, but itís just an enhancement to what he can do.

    Argent

    I might be wrong, but I thought you said it was because he was becoming a Steel Savant.

    Brandon Sanderson

    Yeah, definitely, but this is what thatís coming from.

    Argent

    But being a Savant has to do with being really good with one power, and Resonance--

    Brandon Sanderson

    Being a savant has to do with using Investiture a lot, and itís starting to permeate your soul.

    Argent

    So heís more of a Savant with both of--

    Brandon Sanderson

    Heís used them a lot, and they are changing his soul, and so the powers are morphing and changing, just in slight, little ways, youíre not gonna see a whole bunch. Well, you can imagine these powers are sort of becoming one to him.

    Argent

    Yeah, I can see that. And Wayne?

    Brandon Sanderson

    Wayneís is not as obvious, Iíll go ahead and RAFO that right now.

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