Author Archives: bensdobson

About bensdobson

I'm a fantasy author and an all around swell guy.

Swampling King in Paperback

The Swampling King is out in paperback.  If that’s what you’re into, grab it on Createspace (where I get a higher cut in royalties) or on Amazon if you prefer.

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The Swampling King is out now!

It’s live! Grab it at Amazon.com, or another Amazon of your choice. It’s been a big chunk of my life getting it done and I’m feeling pretty good about it! Thanks to everyone who stuck it out this long, and … Continue reading

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It’s done!

On this, the 21st of December, 2016, I have finished the primary writing of the Swampling King. It was a long time coming, years more than I expected, and a hundred thousand plus extra words, but it’s done.  There is … Continue reading

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The End is Near

I posted the same thing on Facebook, but I’m insanely close to finished, midway through writing the big finale.  In celebration, here’s a little excerpt I posted there.  It gives some information on what one of the Deeplings–the monsters of … Continue reading

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I’m in a Radio Show

Some cool news: I was approached by a nice fellow who goes by “Mandrake”, from NameSake Radio (www.namesakeradio.com) about him using my short story the Last Hero in their Halloween show, and I said yes because that sounded cool, and now it is … Continue reading

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Almost Done

I’m closing in on the end of the Swampling King at long last.  There’s about ten more chapters to write, maybe a few more or less depending on where I put chapter breaks in the end.  I’m moving along at … Continue reading

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A map!

I am thrilled to present the map of the Nine Peaks, done by the incredible Jared Blando of theredepic.com. The Nine Peaks is a kingdom of nine cities on nine mountains, raised above the endless Swamp by the Windwalkers centuries ago. … Continue reading

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