Jill Williamson

Jill Williamson has been called the "Epic Fantasy Girl," but she also writes science fiction and non fiction writing books for teens and adults. She is the author of over twenty books, including her debut novel, By Darkness Hid, which won several awards and was named a Best Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror novel of 2009 by VOYA magazine. She is obsessed with maps and designs them for all her books. She loves to teach about writing by blogging, podcasting, creating videos, writing craft books, and speaking at schools and conferences.

Jill debuted the book Storyworld First at the 2015 Salt Lake Comic Con. The success of that book, coupled with the success of some of her YouTube writing videos, were the inspiration for this site, which launched in October 2017.

You can find new content each week both here at www.StoryworldFirst.com, and at www.GoTeenWriters.com, which has been named as one of Writer’s Digest’s “101 Best Websites for Writers.” She lives in the Pacific Northwest with her husband and two children. Visit her author site at www.jillwilliamson.com.

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