We are pleased to have Philip Athans as one of our instructors. He is a bestselling author in the fantasy genre. Philip has vast experience with getting fiction published.
From Philip’s website:
Though he wrote his first novel in 1985, he published his first, Baldur’s Gate, in 1998 and has gone on to publish a whole bunch more: Baldur’s Gate II: Shadows of Amn, In Fluid Silence (as G.W. Tirpa), The Savage Caves and The Death Ray (as T.H. Lain), Annihilation, which got him his own place on the coveted New York Times best sellers list in the summer of 2004, The Watercourse Trilogy (Whisper of Waves, Lies of Light, and Scream of Stone), 2008’s A Reader’s Guide to R.A. Salvatore’s The Legend of Drizzt, a detailed, illustrated guide to the FORGOTTEN REALMS line’s best-selling series, The Guide to Writing Fantasy & Science Fiction, released in 2010 by Adams Media, and the e-book releases Completely Broken, The Haunting of Dragon’s Cliff (with Mel Odom, first in the new sword & sorcery series Arron of the Black Forest), the anthology Tales From The Fathomless Abyss, the first in a new shared-world fantasy series featuring stories by Mike Resnick & Brad R. Torgersen, Jay Lake, Mel Odom, J.M. McDermott, and Cat Rambo. The first Fathomless Abyss novella, Devils of the Endless Deep was released in June 2012. Look for his short story “The City is Theris” in the WARHAMMER anthology Age of Legend. And How to Start Your Own Religion (from Adams Media) is on sale now, too.
Join Philip Athans for two classes that will punch up your writing style:
Learn the secrets of writing fast paced and entertaining fiction. More . . .
Learn how to create fantasy and science fiction worlds that will compel your stories. More . . .
To learn more about Philip check out his blog.