Welcome to the official website for author Raven Oak. “Novelist and occasional short story-ist. In other words—a slightly crazy night owl who frequents coffee shops!

Hopefully you’ve found this site because your interested in finding something new to read. Check out a blast from my past with a recent Flashback Friday post on the blog where I’ll review great and not-so-great science fiction and fantasy I read back in my younger years. Or check out the new Flashforward Friday posts dealing with the geeky future. Feel free to check out my novels, including two slated for publication in 2015, under Raven’s Work under the menu bar.


Recent Posts:

That Cat is an Asshole

That Cat is an Asshole

August 22nd, 2014

No Flashback or Flashforward today. I feel like talking about the large gouge across my face. My cat is an asshole. To be honest, most cat owners know that cats are completely capable of being assholes. It's second nature to them. Right after "Feed me" and "Pet me. No, don't pet me!" Riley (one of our three cats) has this thing he does when he's hungry. He will hop up on a nightstand and then wrecking ball himselfRead More...

Wanna read something?

Wanna read something?

August 18th, 2014

This past weekend was the first weekend I've had off in months. I took a vacation if you will to give myself a brain break as well as a physical break (writing is hard on my CTS). My husband and I played quite a bit of Magic: the Gathering at Cafe Mox and spent the entire Saturday watching season 2 of Orphan Black. I need to finish brainstorming/plotting the Amaskan Series' book 2 and begin writingRead More...

Flashback Friday: The Lion, the Witch, & the Wardrobe

Flashback Friday: The Lion, the Witch, & the Wardrobe

August 15th, 2014

Flashback Friday's aren't gone forever. It felt like a flashback sort of week with all that has happened. It's almost cliché to write this Flashback Friday. Even those readers who aren't huge SF/F fans have heard of The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. But it was a book I read long ago that influenced how I see SF/F today. I think I read this in 4th grade without knowing it was fantasy. I also had noRead More...