Jody Lynn Nye

Booth Location - 1103 Bard's Tower

Best Known for: Myth-Adventures series, Rhythm of the Imperium

Jody Lynn Nye lists her main career activity as “spoiling cats.” A native Chicagoan, Jody is a New York Times bestselling author of more than fifty books and 170 short stories. As a part of Bill Fawcett & Associates (she is the ‘& Associates’), she has helped to edit more than two hundred books, including forty anthologies, with a few under her own name. Her work tends toward the humorous side of SF and fantasy. Along with her individual work, Jody has collaborated with several notable professionals in the field, including Anne McCaffrey, Robert Asprin, John Ringo, and Piers Anthony. She collaborated with Robert Asprin on a number of his famous Myth-Adventures series, and has continued both that and his Dragons Wild series since his death in 2008. Her latest books are Rhythm of the Imperium (Baen), Moon Tracks (with Travis S. Taylor, Baen), Myth-Fits (Ace), and Once More, with Feeling, a short book on revising manuscripts (WordFire).

                Jody runs the two-day intensive writers’ workshop at DragonCon, every Labor Day weekend in Atlanta, GA. She is also a judge for the Writers of the Future contest, the largest speculative fiction contest in the world.

                Jody lives in the northwest suburbs of Atlanta, with her husband Bill Fawcett, a writer, game designer, military historian and book packager, and three feline overlords, Athena, Minx, and Marmalade. Check out her websites at and She is on Facebook as Jody Lynn Nye and Twitter @JodyLynnNye.