I actually started selling non-fiction before I sold any fiction; the very first time I got paid to write was a series of feature articles I wrote for a local newspaper, the Bedford Patriot, in Bedford, Massachusetts. I was seventeen.

But I mostly focused on fiction, and when I wrote non-fiction it was mostly short articles.

I did consider eventually writing actual non-fiction books, though, and did a lot of preliminary work on a planned history of pre-Comics Code horror comics, to be called Strange! Eerie! Terrifying!. But I never completed it; other people got there first and I decided it wasn't worth the effort. (Much of the research wound up in a long, oft-reprinted article, "The Other Guys.")

So as of now, I have only two books of non-fiction to my name:

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