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. Monday Night Gaming: Codenames Pictures — March 20, 2017
  2. What I’m…Updates — March 16, 2017
  3. How to Pronounce Amaskan — March 16, 2017
  4. Jessica Jones Panel — March 15, 2017
  5. ECCC Wrap-Up — March 13, 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

Mar 20

Monday Night Gaming: Codenames Pictures

This week’s Monday Night Gaming / MNG: Codenames Pictures Publisher: Czech Games Edition # of Players: 4-8 players Best with: 6-8 players Playing Time:  15-30 minutes We had the opportunity to play this game recently. We’ve never played the base Codenames game, so this review will be based solely on the game Codenames: Pictures. Setup:  Players split into two teams …

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Mar 16

What I’m…Updates

Long overdue, I’ve updated the What I’m… pages. Check out: What I’m Reading–lots of new fiction! What I’m Writing–now that I’m unstuck, see what I’m working on! What I’m Watching–so much Marvel. OMG. What I’m Playing–I swear Zelda’s going to take over my life. Among other games. So what are you up to these days? Play/read/watch/write …

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Mar 16

How to Pronounce Amaskan

I’ve had a lot of readers, reviewers, and other folks asking me in the past year how to pronounce the word “AMASKAN,” so I made a video. Yes, I know the video is mirrored and thus, the text is backwards. iMovie wouldn’t change it. If you know how to wrangle iMovie into shape, let me …

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Mar 15

Jessica Jones Panel

ECCC did not record our Jessica Jones & PTSD panel, but because they chose not to do so, we were given permission to record it ourselves. The mic setup in our room wasn’t stellar, but the audio is audible and clear most of the time. If you were sad you couldn’t make our panel, you can …

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Mar 13

ECCC Wrap-Up

ECCC or Emerald City Comicon 2017 was amazing though a bit crowded! They apparently set records with 90,000+ in attendance on Saturday, which is crazy crowded to me. Due to my schedule, I only attended on Saturday (when my panel was), but I had a blast hanging out with my author friend Jesikah Sundin and chainmailling friend …

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Mar 06

MNG: Magic the Gathering EDH

This week’s Monday Night Gaming / MNG: Magic the Gathering EDH I’ve been busy enough that tabletop hasn’t been happening much at all (though Magic has), so I’m going to do a bit of a change in review this week by looking at the Commander or EDH format in Magic the Gathering. Publisher: Wizards of the Coast # of Players: 2-6 players (though …

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Mar 03

What It Means to be Fandom

The year was 1994, and I was 16. I was “old enough to drive,” which humorously enough was the slogan for ArmadilloCon 16 that year. I’ve written about my experiences at my first convention before, but it wasn’t until yesterday that I took a good look back at the past 23 years of my life …

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Mar 02

Norwescon 2017 Schedule

If you’re attending Norwescon 40, April 13-16, 2017, I’ll be there as a panelist. Below is my schedule (and is subject to change): THURSDAY, APRIL 13: Writing Workshop on Kurt Cagle 3:00pm – 4:00pm @ Baker Navigating the New Publishing Landscape 4:00pm – 5:00pm @ Cascade 7&8 PANELISTS: Mark Teppo (M), Raven Oak, Shannon Page, Marc …

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Mar 02

ECCC 2017 Schedule

If you’re heading out to Emerald City Comicon 2017 (ECCC) this weekend, I’m one of the Literary Guests for the Writers’ Block. I’ll be there on Saturday, March 4th, along with a whole slew of other awesome writers like Robin Hobb, Randy Henderson, Django Wexler, Jody Lynn Nye, and of course, my co-panelists! Come to our panel on Jessica …

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Feb 21

MNG: Diablo III

This week’s Monday Night Gaming / MNG: Diablo III Since we have some friends we play with online (via Discord), we’re always looking for multiplayer games to play. My husband played (and greatly enjoyed) the first two games in the Diablo series, so it when it was mentioned as a possible game to play on Saturday …

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