Find out what I've been up to in the non-fiction field by checking out these recent articles I've written covering the entertainment industry or, as some might say, the show of biz.

Six Authors Who’ve Successfully Adapted Their Own Work

As an author, it’s hard to let go of your words. But authors fortunate enough to adapt their own works can hold onto their stories and help to shape them a little bit longer (and add some shiny new credits to their IMDb pages in the process). But not every…


I'm a Brooklyn-based author and journalist who focuses on speculative fiction across the categories (science-fiction, fantasy and horror) at night, while writing entertainment and lifestyle stories during the day for publications including,, Variety, The Los Angeles Times and Emmy Magazine.



5.12.23 Joy E. Held explains why you need a study guide for your book

Joy E. Held wears a lot of hats: freelance editor, educator, Yoga Alliance registered yoga and meditation teacher, English processor, certified Journal to the Self facilitator and workshop presenter with over 500 articles published across trade…