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FaerieCon and Goodreads

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Nov 082013
 

Cold Days is a nominee for “Best Paranormal Fantasy” in the Goodreads Choice Awards! Jim is in excellent company, sharing the field with Seanan McGuire, Kevin Hearne, and other all-around awesome authors. The first round ends this Saturday, so don’t forget to vote for your favorites!

Also, Jim is in Hunt Valley, Maryland, for FaerieCon this weekend! Here’s his schedule:

FRIDAY NOVEMBER 8th

2:00-3:00 Workshop: Heroes and the Other Guys: Creating Protagonists and Antagonists
Location: Tack Suite

SATURDAY NOVEMBER 9th

1:00 – 1:45 Panel: Seelie and Unseelie: Choosing Sides in Faerie
Contributing Authors: Jim Butcher, Charles deLint, Melissa Marr, Sarah Zettel
Location: Salon A

2:00-3:00 Spotlight on Jim Butcher
Location: Garden Room

4:00-5:30 Jim Butcher Autographing
Location: Bookstore booth

SUNDAY NOVEMBER 10th

11:30 – 12:15 Panel: Faerie in the Marketplace
Contributing Authors: James Owen, Gavin Grant, Jim Butcher, Melissa Marr, Annette Curtis Klause
Location: Salon A

12:15-1:45 Jim Butcher Autographing
Location: Bookstore booth

Updated DragonCon Schedule

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Aug 272013
 

A couple weeks ago, we announced Jim’s schedule for Dragon*Con in Atlanta, GA. Here’s the most updated version! The only change from the previous version is the addition of a signing at the Missing Volume booth Saturday night.

Please note that 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)

Remember to follow @JimAtDragonCon on Twitter for the most up-to-date information; Pamela will post all schedule changes there first. Hope to see you at the con!

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!