Articles I’ve written about The Wheel of Time series by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson because I spent years reading fourteen books and a prequel and I’m going to milk it for all it’s worth, damn it.
The Rings of Money
An untethered rant about high fantasy budgets.
Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes: Turn and Face the Wheel
Guys, I lived through the 2000s, which meant I already lived through Peak THEY CHANGED THAT FROM THE BOOK. I don’t have the energy for that anymore.
Things I Want From the Wheel of Time Show
Paul Rudd should be Tam Al’thor. Because Tam is basically one of the best people in the books and should be represented as such. Also, Lil Sebastian as Bella?
Live from Wheel of Time: Sexism? In My High Fantasy?
Spoilers for the series ahead. Let’s start this off with a simple message: I Am Not Saying Robert Jordan Was Sexist In fact, as I pointed out in another article, there are a lot of feminist aspects about the book that I really enjoyed. Hell, here’s one I missed: an Aes Sedai named Leane Sharif…
Live from Wheel of Time: The Seanchan Are the Absolute Worst
Spoilers throughout for the entire series, including the ending. As I discussed in a previous article, Robert Jordan’s worldbuilding in The Wheel of Time series is a masterclass on creating an entire continent filled with different, cohesive peoples and having them interact. The number one reason anyone who wants to write fantasy, especially a sprawling…
Live from Wheel of Time: Things I Didn’t Like
I already wrote about some of the things I liked about Wheel of Time. Definitely not all the things I like about the series, but I was bumping up to two thousand words and not everyone gets ten thousand words to make a point. Now that I’ve mentioned it… Today I Was Wearing a Black…
Lessons from Wheel of Time: Things I Liked
I don’t remember precisely when I started reading these books, but it’s been, like, five years. I wanted a super-long, super-involved fantasy series, and I was initially hesitant to read them for absolutely no good reason. None. I can’t be the only one who just hears about something and immediately shuts down, right? Like, I’m…