Author Archives: bensdobson

About bensdobson

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

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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Swampling King cover and another excerpt

Blam, a cover.  Insanely awesome, I know.  My thanks to the very talented Janette Ramos for her amazing work.  And to further celebrate, click here for a new excerpt from the book.  And for the sake of completeness, here are excerpts … Continue reading

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Interview and Giveaway

I’ve got an interview up on the site of one Michael Long that some of you might find interesting, and an ebook giveaway as well, so tell anyone who hasn’t got a copy of Scriber yet!  Check it out here: … Continue reading

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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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