Raven Oak

Author's details

Name: Raven Oak
Date registered: September 6, 2013
URL: http://www.ravenoak.net


Bestselling science fiction & fantasy author Raven Oak is best known for Amaskan’s Blood, Class-M Exile, and the collection Joy to the Worlds: Mysterious Speculative Fiction for the Holidays. She spent most of her K-12 education doodling stories and 500 page monstrosities that are forever locked away in a filing cabinet. When she's not writing, she's getting her game on, enjoying cartography, or staring at the ocean. She lives in Seattle, WA with her husband, and their three kitties who enjoy lounging across the keyboard when writing deadlines approach.

Latest posts

  1. Rose City Comic Con Wrap-Up — September 12, 2017
  2. Rose City Comicon! — September 6, 2017
  3. On the Grey Side — August 28, 2017
  4. Reddit AMA! — August 24, 2017
  5. Last Cities of Earth — July 28, 2017

Most commented posts

  1. Amaskan’s Blood Contest — 15 comments
  2. L is for Love — 12 comments
  3. Flashback Friday…Dragonflight — 10 comments
  4. Scrivener Saturday: Reading Out Loud — 9 comments
  5. Gender’s Role in Literature — 8 comments

Author's posts listings

Sep 12

Rose City Comic Con Wrap-Up

Per usual, this post will be image heavy. Fair warning! After five days in Portland, it is so good to be home! You know you’re loved when your kitties race to greet you at the door. <3 Rose City Comic Con 2017 was a great convention and not just because Books & Chains did well. …

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Sep 06

Rose City Comicon!

If you’re heading to Rose City Comicon in Portland this weekend (Friday, 9/8, through Sunday, 9/10), I’ll be there with Books & Chains in the dealer’s hall, Booth 949. Come out and get a swag bag of goodies, check out our books, and the amazing chainmaille jewelry! Hope to see you there!

Aug 28

On the Grey Side

I’ve got a guest article over on Fantasy & UF reader/blogger Melissa L. Hayden’s site about my love of post-apocalyptic fiction and what influenced my story for the Last Cities of Earth anthology. You can read it here: https://melissa-melsworld.blogspot.com/2017/08/guest-post-on-grey-side.html

Aug 24

Reddit AMA!

If you’re a Redditor, some of the folks from the Last Cities of Earth project (including me!) are over in /r/scifi doing an AMA (Ask Me Anything) TODAY from 10 AM – 6 PM PST. Click HERE to come ask us anything! Direct link: https://redd.it/6vet30

Jul 28

Last Cities of Earth

What is the Last Cities of Earth Project? When I was much younger, my evenings and weekends revolved around science fiction and fantasy tales, many of which were written by authors still writing today like Jody Lynn Nye and David Gerrold (he wrote the screenplay for the Star Trek episode “The Trouble with Tribbles,” which …

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Jul 26

Representation Matters

Representation Matters.  It’s a term being lauded about quite a bit these days–sometimes to demonstration how important it is for humans to see themselves in different roles, and sometimes it’s used to try and fling mud back and forth and turn the world into an us vs. them scenario. There have always been female role …

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Jul 20

Game with Authors!

So what is Game with Authors?? Something I’m pretty excited about! On Saturday, July 29th, folks local to the Seattle area will be able to come out to the always awesome Zulu’s Board Game Cafe in Bothell, WA and game with local SF/F/H authors! Details below! Zulu’s found this awesome, ancient game!     WHO: Local …

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Jul 13

Candles are Coming!

Candles are coming! If you’ve never heard of A Court of Candles, you need to rectify that STAT! They do book-themed candles that are the best smelling candles I’ve ever encountered. Besides doing candles for things like Lord of the Rings and Harry Potter, they’ve done character-themed candles for Jesikah Sundin’s Biodome Chronicles and now… It’s …

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Jul 10

Seattle Weekly

So today’s the last day you can vote in Seattle Weekly’s Best of Seattle Reader Polls, and thus, the last day you can vote for me for Best Author. I’m still not sure how I made it be a finalist, but I’m happy to be one. If you feel like voting, the link is below, …

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Jun 27

Locus Awards Wrap-Up

The 2017 Locus Awards were held this past weekend, an event requiring Hawaiian attire and a good sense of humor. I say the latter part because the MC is Science Fiction Grand Master Connie Willis, who has a sharp and sarcastic sense of humor. Absent was her heckler, Nancy Kress, but we made due without …

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