Aug 102013
 

Here’s Jim’s tentative schedule for Dragon*Con, which will take place Labor Day weekend in Atlanta, GA! We’ll update this list closer to the event when everything is confirmed.

Also, the wonderful Pamela will be posting reminders about Jim’s appearances (plus notifications if anything changes at the last minute) on twitter at @JimAtDragonCon.

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FRIDAY, AUGUST 30
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Title: Autograph Sessions
Time: Fri 02:30 pm Location: International Hall South – Marriott (Length: 1 Hour)
(Tentative Panelists: Faith Hunter, Jim Butcher, Larry Niven)

Title: The Clockwork Century & The Cinder Spires
Description: Step into Cherie Priest’s world of The Clockwork Century! Then, find out more about The Cinder Spires, master author Jim Butcher’s upcoming work.
Time: Fri 05:30 pm Location: Peachtree Ballroom A-F – Westin (Length: 1 Hour)
(Tentative Panelists: Jim Butcher, Cherie Priest)

Title: The Men of Urban Fantasy
Description: Panel discussion with men currently writing in the field.
Time: Fri 08:30 pm Location: International BC – Westin (Length: 1 Hour)
(Tentative Panelists: Jim Butcher, James R. Tuck, D.B. Jackson, John G. Hartness, S. M. Stirling, Jonathan Maberry)

Title: Fightin’ and Writin’
Description: Panelists discuss action and fight scenes in this popular panel.
Time: Fri 10:00 pm Location: Embassy D-F – Hyatt (Length: 1 Hour)
(Tentative Panelists: Kevin D. Dockery, John D. Ringo, Sabutai Musashi, Jim Butcher, Faith Hunter)

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SATURDAY, AUGUST 31
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Title: Mighty Men of Fantasy and SF
Time: Sat 11:30 am Location: Regency VI – VII – Hyatt (Length: 1 Hour)
(Tentative Panelists: Kevin J. Anderson, D.B. Jackson, Jim Butcher)

Title: Sword and Laser Podcast – LIVE
Description: Veronica Belmont and Tom Merritt bring their podcast about all things Sci-Fi and Fantasy back to Dragon Con.
Time: Sat 02:30 pm Location: A601 – A602 – Marriott (Length: 1 Hour)
(Tentative Panelists: Tom Merritt, Veronica Belmont, Jim Butcher)

Title: Spellbound: The Use of Magic in Urban Fantasy
Description: Authors discuss the magic users and systems that appear in their books
Time: Sat 04:00 pm Location: Peachtree Ballroom A-F – Westin (Length: 1 Hour)
(Tentative Panelists: Jim Butcher, Laurell K. Hamilton, Faith Hunter, Laura Anne Gilman, Linda Robertson, D.B. Jackson)

Title: Missing Volume Booth Signing
Time: Sat 06:00 pm Location: Americasmart, booth 2504-7 (Length: 1 Hour)
Note: 1) there’s a hard stop at 7 when the hall closes, which means the line will have to be cut off at some point; 2) the lovely people at Missing Volume will have some of Jim’s books for sale, but you don’t have to purchase anything to get something signed.

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SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 1
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Title: Autograph Sessions
Time: Sun 10:00 am Location: International Hall South – Marriott (Length: 1 Hour)
(Tentative Panelists: Jim Butcher, Georgia McBride, Clay and Susan Griffith, Jack Campbell)

Title: Autograph Sessions
Time: Sun 11:30 am Location: International Hall South – Marriott (Length: 1 Hour)
(Tentative Panelists: Jim Butcher, Bobby Nash, M. B. Weston, Milton J Davis, John Brightman)

Title: An hour with Jim Butcher
Description: Interview and Q&A with the author of the Dresden Files
Time: Sun 04:00 pm Location: Peachtree Ballroom A-F – Westin (Length: 1 Hour)
(Tentative Panelists: Jim Butcher)

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MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 2
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Title: Autograph Sessions
Time: Mon 10:00 am Location: International Hall South – Marriott (Length: 1 Hour)
(Tentative Panelists: Jim Butcher)

Title: The Fae: Friend or Foe?
Description: Authors discuss various portrayals of the Fae in literature and their own works
Time: Mon 01:00 pm Location: International BC – Westin (Length: 1 Hour)
(Tentative Panelists: Jim Butcher, Kalayna Price, Alethea Kontis, Ted Naifeh, Leanna Renee Hieber, Jana Oliver)

Space City Con Schedule

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Jul 312013
 

Jim is jetting off to Houston this weekend for Space City Con! Here’s a list of Jim’s events:

Friday, August 2, 2013

Event: Signing
Time: 1:00-4:30pm
Location: Will be set up in main area with large banner: MURDER BY THE BOOK

Event: 1st Writing Class: “Blowing Things Up…”
Time: 5-7pm
Location: Stage B

Event: Pink Five Saga “Cheat For Charity” in the MechCorps Pods
Time: 9pm
Location: pods are on the Ballroom side of the Marriott – “MechCorps”

Saturday, August 3, 2013

Event: Photo Ops with Fans
Time: 2:30-3:30pm
Location: Photos Ops B—Grand Foyer

Event: Signing
Time: 4-7pm
Location: Will be set up in main area with large banner: MURDER BY THE BOOK

Sunday, August 4, 2013

Event: 2nd Writing Class: “And making people care about it”
Time: 10:00-12:00am
Location: Stage B

Event: Signing
Time: 12:30am-2pm
Location: Will be set up in main area with large banner: MURDER BY THE BOOK

Jul 262013
 

Tor.com has posted an exclusive excerpt from “Bombshells,” the Molly-POV short story from George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois’ Dangerous Women. This anthology is due out December 3rd and features new stories from Jim Butcher, Joe Abercrombie, Brandon Sanderson, Carrie Vaughn, Diana Gabaldon, Diana Rowland, Sherilynn Kenyon, and many other notable science fiction/fantasy authors.

Read the intro to “Bombshells,” check out a spoiler-free review of the story, then preorder Dangerous Women from the Jim-Butcher.com store!

Jim’s SDCC Schedule

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Jul 172013
 

We announced Jim’s schedule for San Diego Comic Con a few weeks ago, but here’s a reminder, with a couple tweaks!

San Diego Comic Con 2013
San Diego, CA
July 17-21

Thursday, July 18:

4-5pm: Individual Signing in the Autograph Area, Table AA07

Saturday, July 20:

10-11am: Urban Fantasy: Myth and Magic in the City, Room 7AB

Paris, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, Tucson, and cities of our own imagination come to life when tales of myth and magic are blended with the urban landscape. These stories are collectively known as Urban Fantasy, and many of today’s popular authors are adding their otherworldly ingredients to the melting pots of modern (and not-so-modern) society. Join the panelists as they discuss the art of writing Urban Fantasy.

Panelists: Jim Butcher (Cold Days), Max Gladstone (Three Parts Dead), Kevin Hearne (The Iron Druid Chronicles), Richard Kadrey (Kill City Blues), Marlene Perez (Strange Fates), Liesel Schwarz (A Conspiracy of Alchemists). Moderator: Diana Gill, Executive Editor, Harper Voyager US

11:30 AM—12:30 PM: Group Autographing Session in the Autograph Area, Table AA09.

Jul 092013
 

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Issue #5 of Dynamite’s Dresden Files: Ghoul, Goblin comic book arrived this past week!

Harry Dresden came to rural Missouri to free the star-crossed Talbot family from the curse that’s nearly wiped out the bloodline. Unfortunately, his only two allies have been fired from the local police force and revealed as a carnivorous ghoul, respectively—oh, and he’s been arrested, leaving the aforementioned Talbots virtually defenseless against the supernatural creatures hunting them. Aside from that, things are great…

JIM BUTCHER’S DRESDEN FILES: GHOUL GOBLIN #5 (OF 6) •  Written by Jim Butcher and Mark Powers • Art by Joseph Cooper • Cover by Ardian Syaf

Available now at Comixology and comic stores everywhere!

Check out our preview, below.

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