Resa Nelson is the author of six novels including her newest book, a science fiction murder mystery: All Of Us Were Sophie (Mundania Press, 2013). She is also the author of the Dragonslayer series from Mundania Press: The Dragonslayer's Sword (2008, EPPIE Award finalist), The Iron Maiden (2011), The Stone of Darkness (2012), and The Dragon's Egg (2012). Our Lady of the Absolute (Mundania Press, 2010) is a stand-alone fantasy/mystery about a modern-day society based on ancient Egypt. Her short fiction appears in Mortis Operandi (Luzzatto and Pagliassotti, eds.), Women of Darkness II (Ptacek, ed.), Infinite Loop (Constantine, ed.), 2041 (Yolen, ed.), Future Boston (Smith, ed.), Marion Zimmer Bradley's Sword and Sorceress XXIII (Waters, ed.), Science Fiction Age, Oceans of the Mind, Fantasy, Brutarian Quarterly, Tomorrow SF, Paradox, Buzzy Magazine, and Aboriginal SF. She is currently at work on a spin-off series based on the Dragonslayer series. She is a 1985 Clarion graduate.

Nelson was the TV/movie columnist for Realms of Fantasy from 1998 until its untimely demise in 2011. She was also a regular contributor to SCI FI magazine, and has sold over 200 magazine articles. She lives in Massachusetts.

Nelson is giving away a free ebook as a ReaderCon special offer. During July 11-13, everyone can download the ebook Astrid, The Dragonslayer's Blacksmith for free from any Amazon site. This novella is a new story that takes place in Nelson's Dragonslayer world, and this giveaway is offered as a gift to everyone at ReaderCon. Visit her website at and follow her on Twitter @ResaNelson.