Piers Anthony is an English author from Oxford, England. He is most known for his long running series Xanth. He specializes in both the science fiction and fantasy genres.
Piers attending Goodard College in Plainfield, Vermont and shortly after he graduated he joined the Army. During his service he became and editor and a cartoonist. After he left the Army he gave it a try to become a full-time writer. When he made this decision Anthony and his wife made a deal with each other. The deal was that if he could sell a piece of writing in the course of a year, his wife would continue to work to support his passion. However, if he could not sell one piece of writing in that year then he would have to give up on his dream of being a writer forever. With support from his wife Piers managed to get one of his short stories published. To this day Anthony credits his wife as the person who made his writing career even possible. He does advise aspiring writers that they need to have a source of income other than their writing in order to get through the first years of a writing career.
Piers Anthony has written and published many books and series. Below is a list of his completed works
Xanth: In the World of Xanth every citizen has their own magical power-or Talent as it is called that only they can use. Follow Bink, the only person in all of Xanth who possess no magic as he tries to find some before he is exiled by the King.
Books: This series comprises of 38 books total The Incarnations of Immortality: Focusing of one of seven supernatural “offices: Death, Fate Evil, Good, Time, Nature and War, this series follows a group of humans known as “Incarnations” in a world parallel to ours that has both magic and technology in it. Books: This series compromises of 8 books total
Appentice Adept Series: On the world Phaze and Proton, every person born on one planet has an alternate self on the other planet. One planet is full of magic, the other is full of science. Follow Stile, one of the only few people born on these world who doesn’t have an alternate counterpart, as he enters the planet Phaze and becomes a popular political force there.