Philip Athans is the New York Times best-selling author of novels and non-fiction books including Annihilation, The Guide to Writing Fantasy and Science Fiction, and How to Start Your Own Religion.
Philip Athans has worked with both new and established authors, writing, editing, and living the publishing business for more than twenty-five years.
As senior managing editor for TSR and Wizards of the Coast books, Philip Athans has more hands-on experience editing tie-in fiction than anyone in the game.
Writing Fantasy & Science Fiction class now enrolling for the Spring 2014 term at Bellevue College!
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Legendary science fiction author Robert E. Vardeman joins Traveller® RPG creator Marc Miller and veteran shared-world editor Philip Athans on a new journey into one of the greatest science fiction settings of all time, the Traveller Universe, which is relaunching now with the release of the latest incarnation of one of the hobby’s seminal games. Traveller is back, and the stories of the Third Imperium, and beyond, start here.learn more
The exotic character and place names of fantasy properties like the Forgotten Realms® and Dragonlance® settings are not always the easiest words to pronounce. To enable a consistent message across a wide range of media, we are working to add phonetic spellings and .wav files to the massive Dungeons & Dragons® lexicon.learn more
Writing Fantasy & Science Fiction, enrolling now at Bellevue College, classes starting Thursday April 10, and also enrolling now: a one-day Writing Fantasy & Science Fiction seminar on May 3, as well as Living Dialogue also on May 3, both at Whatcom Community College in Bellingham.
Superior editor, writer, coach, and all around nice guy, Phil Athans is the man you'll want in your corner when you enter the no-holds-barred octagon that is 21st century publishing.—John Ottinger, GraspingForTheWind.com
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