Resa has been selling fiction professionally since 1988. She is a longtime member of SFWA (Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America) and is a graduate of the Clarion SF Workshop.
Resa was also the TV/Movie Columnist for Realms of Fantasy magazine for 13 years and was a contributor to SCI FI magazine. She has sold over 200 articles to magazines in the United States and the United Kingdom.
Her first novel, The Dragonslayer’s Sword, was Recommended for the Nebula Award, the highest honor in science fiction and fantasy. It was also a Finalist for the EPPIE Award. This medieval fantasy novel is based on a short story first published in the premiere issue of Science Fiction Age magazine and ranked 2nd in that magazine's first Readers Top Ten Poll. The Dragonslayer's Sword is Book 1 in a 4-book series, which also includes Book 2 (The Iron Maiden), Book 3 (The Stone of Darkness), and Book 4 (The Dragon's Egg). She is currently writing a new standalone novel and planning both a mini-novel and a spin-off series based on her Dragonslayer series.
Resa's standalone novel, Our Lady of the Absolute, is about a modern-day society based on ancient Egypt. Midwest Book Review gave this book a 5-star reivew.
You can contact Resa at ContactResa@aol.com. To sign up for her monthly newsletter, put the word "newsletter" in the subject line or the body of the email message -- or use the Contact form on this website. You can follow Resa on Twitter @ResaNelson or find her and a fan page for The Dragonslayer's Sword on Facebook.