|Why’s Peace Talks Taking So Long?
Personal problems/life events spanning the past several years gummed up the works for a while. Fortunately, things are back on an even keel! For the last several months, he’s been cranking out chapters with blazing speed, under the guidance of his new canine buddy Bru and his wife Kitty’s four majestic cats.
As of May 22nd, 2019, the current draft of the novel is up to chapter 61. Progress! We don’t have a release date yet, but we’ll update this page, send out a newsletter, and tweet it to the high heavens the moment we do!
In the meantime, here’s what else we have on the slate. New items (updated December 25th, 2018) are in RED. At a glance:
12/24/18: “Christmas Eve,” a new Dresden Files short story, was posted to jim-butcher.com as a gift for Jim’s fans.
8/09/18: Two new DFCO expansions.
6/05/18: Brief Cases short story anthology.
2/20/18: Dog Men graphic novel trade hardcover.
1/07/18: DFCO App (available for desktop and mobile).
Dresden #16: Peace Talks
Cinder Spires #2: The Olympian Affair
THE DRESDEN FILES
- Jim is finally settled in his new home, and he’s since been industriously churning out new chapters of Peace Talks that torture Harry in fun and interesting ways, much to the betas’ joy and dismay. We’re still quite a ways from having a release date, but we’ll announce any updates in the news blog.
- Dog Men was released as a hardcover compilation February 20th, 2018. It was adapted from Jim’s outline by Mark Powers and pencilled by Diego Galindo.
- No word yet on what the next comic will be! We’ll make an announcement as soon as we have something to report.
- Jim published a second anthology of Dresden Files short stories, Brief Cases, on June 5th, 2018. This includes an exclusive new “bonus” novella, “Zoo Day,” told from Harry, Maggie, and Mouse’s POVs!
- Christmas Eve, a new Dresden Files short story, was posted to jim-butcher.com as a gift for Jim’s fans on December 24th, 2018.
- The Paranet Papers, Dresden Files Cooperative Card Game (DFCO), and The Dresden Files Accelerated RPG (DFAE) were released in Summer 2017! Snag them from Evil Hat or your favorite local independent gaming store, or download the DFCO app. It was released for Windows/macOS October 31st, 2017, and Android/iOS/Linux (SteamOS) on January 7, 2018.
- Two new DFCO expansions, “Dead Ends” (Jared Kincaid and Mortimer Lindquist / Changes and Ghost Story) and “Winter Schemes” (Winter Knight Harry and Winter Lady Molly / Cold Days and Skin Game), were released August 9, 2018.
THE CINDER SPIRES
- The Aeronaut’s Windlass (#1) was released September 29th, 2015.
- Jim will start writing The Olympian Affair (#2) when he finishes Peace Talks.
- Series complete with First Lord’s Fury (#6)!