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Doing Good

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Aug 142015
 

Some awesome opportunities to donate to worthy causes and score sweet goodies:

Priscilla (Me! The girl who writes these updates and illustrated the maps for Codex Alera and Cinder Spires!) is auctioning off a signed Advance Reader’s Copy of Cinder Spires: The Aeronaut’s Windlass to raise money for doggies in need. It also includes poster prints of the Aeronaut’s Windlass maps! Further details in the eBay description. Act fast–there are less than 24 hours to go! The auction ends Friday night at 10pm Pacific, 1am Eastern.

It’s BAAAAAAAACK! The much-sought-after “Polka Will Never Die” shirt created for Worldbuilders is available again for preorder! Get yours from Pat Rothfuss’ web store, The Tinkers Packs. All proceeds go to Heifer International to help fight global hunger and poverty. Accept no substitutes!

Several issues of the Storm Front graphic novel are included in the current Dynamite Comics Bundle: Swords, Sandals, and Sorcery. Pay what you want, and donate whatever portion you like to charity!

Working for Bigfoot and Aeronaut’s Windlass Signing Tour!

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Jul 302015
 

Today marks the wider release of Working for Bigfoot, which unites the trilogy of short stories in which Bigfoot is Harry’s client: “B is for Bigfoot,” “I Was a Teenage Bigfoot,” and “Bigfoot on Campus”. Order it in hardcover, kindle, or audiobook format (read by James Marsters) from our store!

We celebrate with great news for fans all across the U.S.: Jim’s signing tour for the first Cinder Spires book, The Aeronaut’s Windlass, has been announced! This high-flying, swashbuckling steampunk adventure hits stores September 29th, and you can preorder it in Hardcover and Kindle formats in our store. It’ll also be available in digital audiobook format, read by Euan Morton, but Audible hasn’t posted a preorder link yet.

AERONAUT’S WINDLASS TOUR

September 29, 7:00 PM CT
Rainy Day Books
Unity Temple
707 W. 47th St.
Kansas City, MO 64112
Further Details

September 30, 7:00 PM ET
Joseph-Beth Booksellers
161 Lexington Green Circle
Lexington, KY 40503
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October 1, 7:00 PM CT
Barnes & Noble
55 Old Orchard Center
Skokie, IL 60077
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October 2, 7:00 PM PT
Copperfield’s
140 Kentucky Street
Petaluma, CA 94952
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October 3, 7:00 PM PT
University Bookstore
University Temple United Methodist Church
1415 NE 43rd St.
Seattle, WA 98105
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October 4, 4:30 PM CT
Murder By the Book
2342 Bissonnet St.
Houston, TX 77005
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October 5, 6:00 PM PT
Mysterious Galaxy
5943 Balboa St.
Ste 100
San Diego, CA 92111
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October 6, 7:00 PM MT
Barnes & Noble
960 S. Colorado Blvd.
Glendale, CO 80246
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Congratulations!

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Jul 242015
 

In case you missed it on Jim’s twitter, this happened. 😀

SausomeCon, Paranet Papers, Down Town, and More!

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Jun 122015
 

Lots to announce today!

SAUSOMECON 2015

This weekend, Jim will attend SausomeCon 2015 in Kansas City, Missouri. Full details at their website! His schedule is as follows:

Saturday:
1:30 – 2:30: Q&A Panel in Main Events Room
3:00 – 4:00: Signing in the Work Shop

Sunday:
2:00 – 3:00: Signing in the Work Shop

Paranet Papers Declassified!

At long last, the Dresden Files RPG expansion The Paranet Papers is out! Grab a copy from your favorite independent gaming store or online through Evil Hat’s web store.

Down Town #5

The penultimate issue of “Down Town” hit stores on Wednesday! Snag a copy at your favorite local comics store or one through Dynamite.com. It hasn’t shown up yet on Dynamite Digital, but that’s currently being remedied. Check back soon! The sixth and final issue is slated for July 29th.

Polka Will Never Die!

With Jim’s permission, Pat Rothfuss’s team has created a fantastic “Polka Will Never Die!” t-shirt for the latest Worldbuilders fundraiser! It’s currently available in four color options and in unisex and women’s cuts. Rothfuss advises folks that the grey, brown, and blue options will only be around until JUNE 19TH, so if your wardrobe has a little too much black, act fast! The black version will be sticking around. If you’re in the United States, order here. If you’re international, buy here.

The More You Nerd

Jim recently guested on The More You Nerd podcast. Check out his interview here!

Google Hangout Today!

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May 072015
 

EuroSteamCon Portugal is hosting a Google Hangout with Jim Butcher this afternoon (May 7th) at 2PM CT/8PM GMT to talk about his new steampunk book, The Aeronaut’s Windlass!

A few details from their announcement:

In this Google Hangout we’ll talk about steampunk and the author’s new book, THE AERONAUT’S WINDLASS, the first in The Cinder Spires series, which will be out on the 29th of September. Everyone is welcome to watch it and you’ll be able to contribute with questions in the chat that will be available then. But we invite you to leave us questions now in the comments, or to send us an email to: steamnorte@gmail.com! Although we’re going to focus on this new book, and the genre it belongs to, you can also ask questions about The Dresden Files series (but getting to those will depend on the author’s availability).

This new series is described as “Horatio Hornblower meets The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen—it’s a fantastic, creative new series of airships, privateers, warrior monks, and mad sorcerers. It’s steampunk meets magic with a dose of sci-fi for seasoning.”

Get the full scoop on their website. When the time comes, they’ll publish the link to the Hangout on their their blog and on their Facebook page. Hope to see you there!