Primal: The Awakening

The Way of Kings 10th Anniversary Leatherbound Edition

A project in Salt Lake City, UT by Dragonsteel Entertainment

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Celebrate 10 years of The Stormlight Archive with Brandon Sanderson
Backers: 29778
Average Pledge Per Backer: $228

Funded: $6,788,517 of $250,000
Dates: Jul 7th -> Aug 7th (32 days)
Project By: Dragonsteel Entertainment
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Latest News

Update: Final Three Days!

August 4th - via:
The Homestretch We’re in the last 3 days of the campaign, which will end at 3pm Mountain Daylight Time this Friday, August 7th. We’ll also be holding the last livestream of the campaign this coming Thursday (details forthcoming). A great big... (Read More)

Brandon Sanderson’s The Way Of Kings Prime Could Get FREE Audiobook!

July 31st - via:
If the Kickstarter hits $7 million by its close next Friday, Dragonsteel Entertainment will release a full audiobook of The Way of Kings Prime. This book will be read by Kate Reading and Michael Kramer, who lend their skills to The Stormlight Archive proper. Furthermore, this audiobook will be available for free. (Read More)

Update for 7-29-2020

July 29th - via:
Isaac here again with another weekly update. You all are the reason the campaign has been so successful, so, as always, thank you for your support.  We're working hard behind the scenes to make the books and other goodies a reality. Livestreams Each... (Read More)

Creating Brandon Sanderson's The Way Of Kings Leatherbound Edition [EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW]

July 23rd - via:
We are 15 days into The Way of Kings leatherbound edition Kickstarter, and it’s already the highest-funded publishing effort from the service. As of this writing, it’s made over $5.6 million. I couldn’t help but wonder what was going on behind the scenes at Dragonsteel Entertainment amid this massively successful campaign. (Read More)

Update for July 21, 2020

July 21st - via:
Isaac here with a campaign update. To keep from overwhelming you with lots of tiny bits of news every day, we’ll try to send out one every week or so. Since we’ve been saving up things, these might tend to be fairly long, like this one is. So... (Read More)

Brandon Sanderson’s Next Stormlight Archive Novella Is Called Dawnshard

July 15th - via:
Dragonsteel Entertainment art director Isaac Stewart made the announcement in an update to the author’s (extremely well-funded) Kickstarter campaign for a 10th anniversary leatherbound edition of The Way of Kings, revealing a tentative cover design by himself and Ben McSweeney. (Read More)

New Stormlight Novella Title Reveal

July 14th - via:
Isaac here with a couple of updates. First, the big one. We would like to reveal the title of the new Stormlight novella, so here goes! Cover by Ben McSweeney and Isaac Stewart. Art and design are not final. Dawnshard follows the story of Rysn, the... (Read More)

From Brandon—New Stretch Goal Interest Survey

July 13th - via:
Hey, everyone!  As you probably know already, we smashed through all the stretch goals we'd planned—and we're only a week in. Thank you for all your support! We're working on new stretch goals.  One of the great things about doing so well is that... (Read More)

Brandon Sanderson is Launching a Leather-Bound 10th Anniversary Edition of THE WAY OF KINGS Via Kickstarter

July 12th - via:
Brandon Sanderson is celebrating 10 years of his novel The Way of Kings, the first book of The Stormlight Archive. The book is being released in a gorgeous leather-bound novel that is so big, it has been split into two volumes. (Read More)

Thank you! + Stretch Goal Mockups + Unboxing Video

July 10th - via:
Isaac here filling in for Brandon while he’s in the homestretch on Rhythm of War revisions. He’s told another awesome story with this one, and I can’t wait for you to get a hold of it in November. Thank you for making our campaign more... (Read More)

BYU alum Brandon Sanderson's Kickstarter reaches $4.5 million

July 8th - via:
BYU alum and author Brandon Sanderson started a Kickstarter for the 10th anniversary, leather-bound edition of his book, "The Way of Kings," reaching his funding goal of $250,000 in three minutes. (Read More)

All Planned Stretch Goals Unlocked!

July 7th - via:
Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!  Two hours in and we have already unlocked all the planned stretch goals and reached 10,000 backers. Wow! You all are the best! So, what's next? On the livestreams leading up to the campaign, we accidentally dreamed... (Read More)

Wow! We are funded!

July 7th - via:
Wow! We funded in three minutes! Looks like we will be hitting our stretch goals faster than Isaac can update the graphics. We will do our best to keep up! Sanderson fans are the best!  (Read More)

The Way Of Kings Leatherbound Kickstarter Breaks $2.5M In First Hour!

July 7th - via:
The Way of Kings leatherbound edition Kickstarter is live and funded! Sanderson is well-known for his Mistborn series as well as for finishing Robert Jordan's Wheel of Time series. (Read More)

Read The Way Of Kings Prime For FREE Right Now: Brandon Sanderson’s First Take On His Epic Novel

July 7th - via:
They were originally going to slate The Way of Kings Prime as a stretch goal for the Kickstarter. The lowest tier on his Kickstarter that comes with a Way of Kings Prime Kickstarter hardcover is $250. Of course, it comes with a ton of goodies, including a poster, the leatherbound book, and a hardcover Stormlight novella. Have you had a chance to dip your toe into old-school Roshar yet in Way of Kings Prime? Let us know down below! (Read More)

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