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About bensdobson

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

Another Excerpt

I’m posting another excerpt from the Swampling King today, because I feel like it, and I’m the boss around these parts, darn it. It’s the second chapter from Zerill’s viewpoint; you can read the first one here if you haven’t … Continue reading

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A Swampling King excerpt, because of guilt

Because I never post anything here, and I feel bad about that, here is the first scene of my next book, The Swampling King.  It’ll probably get a few more passes before I’m done the book, so don’t hold me … Continue reading

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A New Era

As of today I am no longer part of the Amazon Select program–I’ve decided to put Scriber up for sale in as many places as I can.  It should be appearing in a ton of stores in the next week. … Continue reading

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A Brief Update

So, it’s been months!  I’ve never been a very good blogger, and this post is not going to turn that around–it’s mostly just to say I am, as before, not dead.  Probably best to treat this section of the site … Continue reading

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Scriber Paperback is done!

Finally, after much trial and tribulation, the paperback version of Scriber is ready! Anyone who’s interested can grab it on Createspace, or on Amazon! Exciting stuff, I think.  I’d say more, but I am on my way out the door … Continue reading

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Still Alive and Working

I know, I’m terrible at regular news updates.  Sorry! Anyway, I’m still plugging away at the next book, but it’s slower going than I expected, so I don’t have much to say there.  Still on track to be done this … Continue reading

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Guest post by Ty Johnston

So, today we have something very special:  a guest post by author Ty Johnston!  Special both because he’s written some interesting novels (I can personally vouch for City of Rogues–haven’t read the others yet, but I enjoyed that one), and … Continue reading

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I should really post more

Been a long time since I posted anything–Christmas distracted me and then I was sick for a while.  Sorry! I had been kind of waiting, too, because I hoped to announce when the paperback version of Scriber was up and … Continue reading

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Writing is Hard

I’ve been struggling with a certain bit of plot in the Swampling King for a while, so I haven’t posted much in the way of update on that, but I think I’ve finally got it worked out.  Without spoiling anything, … Continue reading

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Amazing Review at Adarna SF

Scriber just got reviewed at Adarna SF–5/5 stars!  They don’t give too many of those out, I’m absolutely thrilled!  And I’m in good company.  The last 5 star book, just before mine, was Joseph Garraty’s Voice, which was a fabulous … Continue reading

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