AMA Recap & Virtual Tour Schedule

Peace Talks is here, and Battle Ground is only a month away! Have you preordered your copy yet? Today, in addition to a recap of the weekend’s Reddit AMA, we announce Jim’s Virtual Book Tour for Battle Ground, with a whole slew of opportunities to order signed copies!

As of 8/25, there are 35 days to Battle Ground!

You can also support your favorite local independent bookstore or preorder a regular copy through the Store! Or if you enjoy having James Marsters murmuring in your ear, snag the audiobook from our store or through Jim’s publisher.

AMA Recap

This past weekend’s AMA had a LOT of fun reveals! You’ll want to do a ctrl-F on username jimbutcherauthor to read them all in full, but here’s a taste of the kinds of questions he responded to:

  • Who or what are Bob’s parents?
  • Will there be a sequel to The Aeronaut’s Windlass?
  • Are there any well known historical Summer Knights?
  • How old are the Unseelie Accords?
  • Are soulgazes strictly the purview of wizards, or do other supernatural entities get them as well?
  • Would you rather fight ten Mister-sized Mouses or one Mouse-sized Mister?

Battle Ground Virtual Book Tour

Next month, join Jim for a trio of live Q&As, two of which are free for everyone to enjoy. You can also preorder signed copies of Battle Ground. Act quickly, as many vendors’ signed copies of Peace Talks went FAST!

Mysterious Galaxy Fan Event 9/28 at 7pm EST


Virtual Q&A via Zoom, moderated by Mysterious Galaxy Events Director Constance Summar. Ticketed event: Buy 1 signed copy of Battle Ground OR a $5 ticket.

*Note: We’re double-checking this information, as 9PM Eastern is obviously not the same time at 7PM Pacific. We’ll update this post with a clarification and re-confirm the correct time in a future Drop!


FREE Virtual Q&A via Crowdcast, moderated by Dresden Files creative consultant and Peace Talks trailer director Priscilla Spencer. Signed copies available for purchase.

BARNES & NOBLE: 9/30, 7:00pm ET

FREE Virtual Q&A Zoom & Facebook, moderated by Jim’s editor Anne Sowards. Signed copies available for purchase.


We haven’t been given dates or times for any potential Q&As, but you can preorder a copy of Battle Ground with a signed bookplate!

Hey, Shouldn’t We Be Seeing Sample Chapters By Now?

Those start next week! You’ll get your fix soon.

And that’s it for this week’s entry! Visit every Tuesday this year for weekly Drops of never-before-seen artwork, microfiction, interviews, contests, sample chapters for Peace Talks and Battle Ground, or other tasty tidbits in our celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Dresden Files. Join our new mailing list and follow @jimbutchernews on twitter to ensure you don’t miss a moment, and check the announcement post to catch up on prior Drops.

Author: priscellie

Priscilla Spencer has been Jim's creative consultant since 2007. In addition to managing content for and its social media channels, she beta-reads all of Jim's works, serves as a thematic consultant on the graphic novels and role playing games, and illustrates the maps for his books. The whole "Year of Dresden" thing is largely her baby. Her latest claim to fame is directing the official book trailers for Peace Talks and Battle Ground. In her professional life, Priscilla is a Producer, Writer, Photographer, and Fantasy Map Illustrator working towards a career in producing TV. She enjoys musical theatre, gluten-free cooking, sci-fi/fantasy, and weightlifting. She aspires to travel the world and pet every dog.