The Frugal Wizard's Handbook for Surviving Medieval England

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The Frugal Wizard's Handbook
for Surviving Medieval England
Frugal Wizard US Dragonsteel Cover.jpg
Setting Earth
Released April 1st, 2023[1]
Publisher Dragonsteel Entertainment
Page Count 399
Word Count 77,634

The Frugal Wizard's Handbook for Surviving Medieval England is the title of the second of the secret projects that were released in 2023. It was released in April 2023 as part of a Kickstarter Campaign. This was followed by a standard publishing release on June 27, 2023.[2] It is a non-cosmere novel set in a new world.[1]

On March 10, 2022, Brandon released the first six chapters, along with some brief commentary, which can be read on his website and listened to on his YouTube channel.

Synopsis[edit]

A man awakes in a clearing in what appears to be medieval England with no memory of who he is, where he came from, or why he is there. Chased by a group from his own time, his sole hope for survival lies in regaining his missing memories, making allies among the locals, and perhaps even trusting in their superstitious boasts. His only help from the “real world” should have been a guidebook entitled The Frugal Wizard’s Handbook for Surviving Medieval England, except his copy exploded during transit. The few fragments he managed to save provide clues to his situation, but can he figure them out in time to survive?

—Tor blurb [2]

Summary[edit]

Development[edit]

Along with the other secret projects, Brandon wrote The Frugal Wizard's Handbook for Surviving Medieval England in secret, telling no one except his wife, for whom he wrote it as a gift. Since he wasn't doing any touring in 2020, he had more writing time, and he wrote The Frugal Wizard's Handbook for Surviving Medieval England along with three cosmere novels and Super Awesome Danger. He surprised his team with it, along with the other four secret works, in late 2021.[1]

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Statistical Analysis[edit]

The Frugal Wizard's Handbook for Surviving Medieval England consists of thirty-seven chapters, seventeen handbook-pages, and one epilogue, reaching a total 77,634 word count.

Word Count 77,634 Excluding postscript.
Page Count 399 Dragonsteel edition
Chapter Count 38 Including epilogue.

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