Bio: Melanie Spiller

Melanie Spiller

Content Editor

Melanie Spiller has been editing technology since the early 90s, including over 200 books, and thousands of white papers, Help files, certification tests, and articles for such notable companies as Sybex Computer Books (now part of Wiley), Microsoft, Anaplan, and CODE Magazine. She maintains a website ( about writing for people in technology and obscure aspects of music history (music is also here: Her favorite hobby is writing fiction that features medieval musicians and her second favorite hobby is cooking ( Her book about music from pre-history through the end of the Renaissance in Europe is called “Musical Innovators” and came out in 2020. Another is on the way, called “Instrument Anatomy,” about how the instruments produce the sounds they do.