- This article is about the book. For the animated shorts, see The Wheel of Time Origins .
Origins of the Wheel of Time: The Legends and Mythologies that Inspired Robert Jordan is an upcoming book by Michael Livingston, with a foreward from Harriet McDougal. The book is due to be released on November 8, 2022.
The story focuses on the history of the writing process of The Wheel of Time, as well as the real-world inspirations for the series.
The book is divided into two sections, the first covering the writing process of The Wheel of Time, and the second covering the real-world mythology.
Other content will include:
- A brand-new, redrawn map by Ellisa Mitchell using change requests discovered in Robert Jordan's unpublished notes.
- An alternate scene from an early draft of The Eye of the World.
- The reveal of Nakomi's true identity.
- Michael Livingston at JordanCon 2022.