Saturday, January 13, 2018 11:09:00 AM
Our very own Jason Denzel was humbled by an opportunity to speak to Narg the Trolloc, who is in charge of The Daily Trolloc, a website aflutter with all the rumors within The Wheel of Time fandom.  Every current bit of information is squeezed into each edition of The Daily Trolloc, and Jason’s interview is one piece of the latest gossip.   Narg’s questions range from asking about memories of Robert Jordan to more personal topics, such as Jason’s Mystic trilogy—the second...
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 3:32:00 AM
Welcome to Dragonount 9.0!  As we enter our 20th year, I wanted to commemorate that special event by putting some fresh paint on our web community.    Although it took longer than we expected, DM has been significantly upgraded with all new server hardware, fresh back-end software, and all new website features.  For the first time in our history, we're mobile friendly.  (I know, I know, you could argue we're almost a decade late on that.)   I'm excited...
Tuesday, January 9, 2018 10:33:00 AM
Adam Whitehead recently published this fascinating article which is a culmination of Robert Jordan's notes, interviews, blog entries, and statements to show the evolution of Jordan's ideas regarding The Wheel of Time.   One of the more interesting pieces of information is how different the series initially began.  Whitehead refers to Jordan's first outline as "Death Metal Wheel of Time," and "essentially George R.R. Martin on acid."  This version featured plotlines full...
Saturday, January 6, 2018 11:01:01 AM
Rafe Judkins, the writer and showrunner for a potential Wheel of Time television series sent out a tweet earlier this week showing off his worn copies of the first three novels.  Many have speculated that this means Judkins is starting to work on a script for the show.     Adam Whitehead  sums up the current rights and details of the show on his website, stating :   Quote Although Sony have committed to producing...
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 7:00:00 AM
The announcement of Alan Romanczuk's retirement from Team Jordan was released earlier today from the official Robert Jordan's The Wheel of Time Google+ page. Quote We announce the retirement, effective Christmas 2017, of a longstanding team member, Alan Romanczuk.Co-author of THE WHEEL OF TIME COMPANION, Alan joined Bandersnatch Group the summer of 2001 to help with continuity and research on the series and other odd jobs such as building and repairing...
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 7:00:00 PM
The Black Ajah strikes again! Beginning on November 24th and lasting through Monday, November 27th, prices at Ta'veren Tees (TheWheelofTimeStore.com) will be slashed by up to 20%. Make sure to pick up WoT gifts for your friends and yourself...but watch out for the Black Ajah*!*Not that there is actually a Black Ajah. Those are only rumors. Add to your collection of The Wheel of Time ornaments with this year's Asha'man-inspired bulb. You can get this ornament for...
Sunday, November 19, 2017 7:00:00 PM
It’s that time again, time to purchase your membership for JordanCon 10!  This is a milestone year, and a celebration you don’t want to miss, including the 20th anniversary of Dragonmount.  If you've been waiting for a good year to attend, this is the best one yet. Come meet Team Jordan, discuss the intricacies of the Wheel of Time, learn new things about Robert Jordan, and take part in various contests and events. There's also panels on writing and the publishing business, with editor...
Saturday, November 18, 2017 7:00:00 PM
Mystic Dragon, the second novel in Dragonmount founder Jason Denzel's Mystic Trilogy, will be released July 17, 2018.  Here's a quick blurb about the book, but beware of spoilers! Quote Seven Years have passed since Pomella AnDone became the unlikely apprentice to Mystic Grandmaster Faywong. The political balance on the island of Moth is shifting as commoners demand more rights, and Pomella is caught in the middle. When a rare celestial event approaches,...
Friday, November 17, 2017 7:00:00 PM
In an interview with Brandon Sanderson about the recent release of Oathbringer, the third novel in his Stormlight Archive series, Brandon threw Wheel of Time fans a hinting tidbit: Quote Nathaniel Sager: What is the best cryptic statement you can come up with that will drive all your fans mad waiting to see what it means? BS: Ooooh, ooooh. Best cryptic statement, huh? Let me see … That's a hard one because I have to really be careful what I say,...
Thursday, November 16, 2017 7:00:00 PM
Here is an old audio clip of Robert Jordan speaking to a crowd of fans at a signing in Toronto, during the 2003 tour of Crossroads of Twilight.  Though relatively short, this clip is amazing to hear.  Mr. Jordan obviously had a flair when speaking to a group, and his humor really gets the gathered fans going.  The audio quality is not the sharpest, but the transcript—compiled by three fans, Rose Kraftick, Michael Seefeldt, and Canute Peterson—is posted as...
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 7:00:00 PM
Are you interested in writing about The Wheel of Time?  Dragonmount is currently looking for contributors to discuss all aspects of The Wheel of Time and its fandom.  Do you know a lot about Wheel of Time trivia?  Do you frequent websites that display the latest fanart?  Do you spend a lot of time conversing with other fans at conventions?  Let us know by emailing FrontPage@dragonmount.com.
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 7:00:00 PM
Oathbringer, the third novel in Brandon Sanderson’s The Stormlight Archive, is now available! Quote Dalinar Kholin’s Alethi armies won a fleeting victory at a terrible cost: The enemy Parshendi summoned the violent Everstorm, which now sweeps the world with destruction, and in its passing awakens the once peaceful and subservient parshmen to the horror of their millennia-long enslavement by humans. While on a desperate flight to warn his family of the threat,...
Saturday, November 11, 2017 7:07:46 PM
Ta’veren Tees is honoring veterans and celebrating Veteran's Day with a special auction for three sets of SIGNED "Great Seal" coasters created by artist Sean Robinson, creator of the current line of mugs at TaverenTees.com. Each “Great Seal” set has seven ceramic coasters, with one coaster in each set signed on the cork side by author Brandon Sanderson, as well as Robert Jordan's editor and wife, Harriet McDougal-Rigney, and Jordan's assistants from throughout the series ...
Friday, November 3, 2017 7:00:00 PM
This month’s “Fantasy Review” is for Brandon Sanderson’s YA novel The Dark Talent, the fifth in the Alcatraz vs the Evil Librarians series.   Slight spoilers follow.   Synopsis: Alcatraz saved Mokia, but in doing so, broke his Talent and those belonging to nearby Smedrys.  Now he must try to stop his father with his wits alone.  With Grandpa Smedry, Kaz, Draulin, Cousin Dif, and Shasta, Alcatraz sets off for the Highbrary, the root of the Librarian’s power in the world.   But...
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 11:00:00 AM
Some exciting new (and favorite) products from Ta'veren Tees!   Happy Halloween, WoT Fans! We're excited to announce the release of a monstrously cool new product just in time for All Hallow's Eve: the Trolloc Cup, on sale now at TaverenTees.com/trolloccup!     This cup is microwave and dishwasher safe, holds approximately 16 oz, and is hand carved - no two mugs will ever be exactly alike. Check out the product page for more information. All of our mugs are handcrafted by Sean...
Friday, October 27, 2017 7:00:00 PM
Hello again!  I'm back to report the goings on at Dragonmount.  Currently I'm enjoying "fall" in California. My air conditioner is on.    The Wolfkin are hosting an event exploring the use of herbs in cooking and health, and even offering a "Herbal Tea Reading."   You can explore your "guilty pleasures" in Shayol Ghul.   The White Tower and Warders have been attending the Fair, exploring Middle Earth, and are having fun with Halloween and Samhain.   The Black Tower has been...
Friday, October 20, 2017 7:00:00 PM
Studio Ghibli is currently in the middle of a film festival, showing one of their classic anime movies each month.  This Studio Ghibli Fest is occurring at select theaters all around the country.  So far, they’ve shown My Neighbor Totoro, Kiki’s Delivery Service, Castle in the Sky, Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, and this month’s addition will be Spirited Away. Spirited Away is one of my favorite anime films—and one of my favorite movies too.  I love the themes of bravery,...