Jay S. Willis is a Fantasy author.
“My goal as an author is to create an engaging and fun body of work to sustain a generation through their life as readers of Fantasy: from intelligent chapter books to sprawling epics.”
Jay’s submission The Magic of Justice and Revenge, a fantasy Sphere Saga novella, earned Honorable Mention in the Writers of the Future writing competition for the second quarter of 2015. A recently revised version of The Magic of Justice and Revenge is available for FREE for those who subscribe to Jay’s Newsletter.
Jay has three articles published on Dan Koboldt’s Science in Sci-Fi and Fact in Fantasy website: A Brief History of Real World Magic, World-building with The Spanish Inquisition, and Prophets, Preacher, and Parasites in Fantasy.
From an early age, Jay was fascinated by story-telling and wrote his first books in grade school by hand using typing paper packets stapled together for him by his mother. An avid Dungeons & Dragons role-player, growing up in the 80’s obsessed with Star Wars and Raiders of the Lost Ark, Jay’s reading and writing interests have always skewed toward the fantasy and science-fiction genres.
Jay S. Willis is a graduate of Capital University, having earned a Bachelor of Arts in History and Political Science there. He also graduated Capital University Law School, where he earned his Juris Doctor. Jay S. Willis, is a former judge of a family court in southern Ohio, has been a licensed attorney for 20 years, and currently serves as an assistant prosecuting attorney with a focus on juvenile court and appellate work.
When not writing, Jay loves playing tabletop board games and watching movies with his family.
A little known fact: Jay S. Willis is a proud protector of The Holy Grail, having been given the Grail by King Arthur himself in Monty Python’s Spamalot.