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Our Teachers

The Muse's instructors are all working writers and published authors who have taught courses at colleges, universities, and other community organizations. Read our teachers’ biographies and see what classes they are currently teaching.

Howard Andrew Jones

Howard Andrew Jones is the author of the Ring-Sworn heroic fantasy trilogy from St. Martin’s, starting with For the Killing of Kings, the critically acclaimed Arabian fantasy series starring Dabir and Asim (starting with The Desert of Souls), and four Pathfinder novels. He’s the editor of the print magazine Tales From the Magician’s Skull, and assembled and edited the eight volume collection of Harold Lamb’s historical fiction for the University of Nebraska Press. He can be found lurking at, where he blogs about writing craft, gaming, fantasy and adventure fiction, and assorted nerdery.