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:

My Boss Tortures Me

My Boss Tortures Me

September 1st, 2014

(This is currently posting while I'm away at the last day of PAX Prime. Hopefully I'm having loads of fun and NOT being tortured! Enjoy!) Most people will gladly tell you just how much their Monday's suck. Some might even say that their boss tortures them in Monday morning meetings with a long list of "tasks that must be accomplished by _____." (The blank is usually filled in with whatever amount of time would make forRead More...

Breaking into the Boys' Club

Breaking into the Boys' Club

August 29th, 2014

While you read this, I'm navigating my way through my first PAX Prime convention, which in some ways is akin to a female gamer navigating their way through Xbox live. The majority of gamers are great folks, but in the past few years, there has been an awful a lot of media coverage on this topic. Most gamers have heard the stories about the hatred and blatant sexism that pops up in not just gaming,Read More...

Pour Some Sugar on Me

Pour Some Sugar on Me

August 25th, 2014

My epic fantasy, Amaskan's Blood, comes out at the end of December. This is both exciting and terrifying. As someone who is mostly an introvert around people I don't know, the idea of promotion is intimidating. Especially since it's not a strength of mine. See, what you have to understand is that I have a funtastic amount of panic/anxiety disorders, which makes me one hell of a control freak. It's not just that I want toRead More...