Nonfiction: Other


Although the industry has changed a great deal since I sold my first novel, there are still enough similarities for me to leave these essays here: a narrative of how I sold the book and what happened afterward. (Not a horror story! Just a primer, since there are few resources that describe what to expect after an editor offers you money.)


I’ve published five nonfiction articles at Strange Horizons, on topics of potential interest to fantasy writers. (If you want to know the deep, dark truth, three of them are repurposed from papers I wrote during my undergraduate and graduate education.)


And speaking of undergraduate papers, here’s one I wrote for an archaeology tutorial, shared as part of my re-read through the Elfquest comic book series.


I have also made three guest appearances on the Writing Excuses podcast, discussing various topics: