GOODREADS: FINAL ROUND
The Aeronaut’s Windlass has made it into the final round of the Goodreads Choice Awards! Jim has the honor of competing with luminaries of the genre like N.K. Jemisin, Brandon Sanderson, and Neil Gaiman. There are dozens of amazing nominees in twenty categories, so be sure to check it out! You have until November 23rd to make your voice heard.
HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE
This holiday season, there’s all kinds of Butchery goodness for that special reader in your life!
BOOKS: If you’re not up to speed on all of Jim’s writings (or if you need extra copies for your conversion efforts), you can score all the Dresden novels, short stories, and graphic novels in our store! You can also brush up on the Codex Alera, the new Cinder Spires series, and even Jim’s Spider-Man novel!
RPG: There’s no better way to ring in the new year than with a kickass new gaming campaign. Check out Evil Hat’s Dresden Files RPG and the thrilling new expansion The Paranet Papers! And there’s no better stocking stuffer for your favorite tabletop geek than Dresden-themed Fate Dice.
JEWELRY: Just in time for the holidays, Badali Jewelry has unveiled some fabulous new Dresden Files pieces, including the long-requested Ruby Pentacle and Harry’s force ring! They have fabulous collections from all your favorite series, so they’re bound to have something covet-worthy for the fantasy geek on your list! Also, if you use the code WBLD15, Badali will give you $10 off shipping AND donate 10% of the purchase price to Worldbuilders!
ARTWORK: Deck the halls with Jim-themed artwork! It’s not too late to snag a limited-edition print of Tyler Walpole’s stunning Harry Dresden poster, signed by himself and Jim Butcher. Also, fans of the Cinder Spires series can snag my (Priscilla Spencer’s) copper foil posters of the interior art from The Aeronaut’s Windlass: Habble Morning, Habble Landing, and the Predator schematic! I also have Alera map posters for sale. Note: There are TEN DAYS LEFT to participate in my “virtual signing” that allows fans to preorder personalized posters, signed by myself and Jim. Orders must be placed by December 1st to arrive in time for the holidays!
GARB: Support Worldbuilders with their “Polka Will Never Die” shirt, let dinosaurs roam the earth once more with Gilly Hathaway’s “Dead Beat” mashup, or get your exclamation points on with SPLATTERCON!!! All are linked from the Fan Shwag section of our store.
All of the items linked above are sold with Jim’s permission, so you can rest assured that you’re scoring fabulous goodies while respecting the author’s rights. Booyeah!
Pat Rothfuss and the Worldbuilders team have unveiled a massive suite of auctions and lottery prizes that are bound to be of interest to Jim’s fans! His “The Kindness of Authors” post includes goodies from urban fantasy greats like Kevin Hearne, Richard Kadrey, and Welcome to Night Vale; fantastic fantasy authors like Shawn Speakman, Peter V. Brett, Robin Hobb, Jacqueline Carey, Myke Cole, and Harry Connolly (Harry’s donation is three copies of the exclusive Kickstarter edition of The Great Way, which features my artwork on the cover!); and sci-fi rock stars like Anne Leckie!
Publishers Del Rey and Grim Oak Press have also contributed LOADS of fabulous books, including an ARC of Shawn Speakman’s anthology, which contains Jim’s new Harry Dresden short story “Jury Duty.”
Then there’s also the Cards Against Humanity Fantasy pack, which contains contributions from many of our favorite writers: Pat Rothfuss, Kevin Hearne, Myke Cole, Jacqueline Carey, Neil Gaiman, Sam Sykes, Wesley Chu, Martha Wells, Sherwood Smith, Elizabeth Bear, Laura Anne Gilman, and Delilah Dawson!
If you’re a writer yourself, you may want to check out their auctions for professional critiques of your manuscript, including copyediting by Jim’s friend Richard Shealy, whom many of you may know as Shecky.
Be sure to keep an eye on Pat’s blog for further announcements!