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. MNG: Diablo III — February 21, 2017
  2. Love wins — February 14, 2017
  3. Women in Speculative Fiction — February 13, 2017
  4. Schizophrenic! — February 7, 2017
  5. Foolscap! — February 2, 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

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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Feb 14

Love wins

For all that I don’t write romance novels or even fiction with heavy romantic themes, I’ve always thought of myself as a romantic in the goofy, sappy, cry-too-much-at-cheesy-commercials sort of way–especially when it comes to my husband, my kitties, and my friends and family. In the political climate of late, it’s hard for some to think …

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Feb 13

Women in Speculative Fiction

The fabulous G. G. Silverman (author of Vegan Teenage Zombie Huntress) is running a series this month on Women in Speculative Fiction. She kicked off with author Nisi Shawl and today, she interviewed me about Amaskan’s Blood,  Amaskan’s War, and other goodies like Class-M Exile, the upcoming Daughters of Destiny box set, and more. Go …

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Feb 07


Apparently I was tired enough this morning that instead of saying schizophrenic to my husband, I said, “schizophrantic.” Why isn’t this a word yet?  

Feb 02


Hey folks! Been a crazy busy January (now February). Planning to get back to normal weekly updates on the site as I move forward with 2017 projects. I’ll be at FOOLSCAP this weekend (Feb. 3-5) with Books & Chains! Maybe I’ll even jump in on a panel or three. Come stop by and say hello! …

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Jan 20


For many of us, today is a pretty depressing and dark day. Tomorrow, millions of women and men will march in protest and for equality. Millions will raise their voices and speak out against oppression and hatred. All day I’ve had a set of songs running circles in my head–songs of resistance, of change, and …

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Jan 03

Jim Henson’s Labyrinth Board Game (MNG Review)

This week Monday Night Gaming reviews Jim Henson’s Labyrinth Board Game! Publisher: River Horse # of Players: 1-5 Best with: 4 players Playing Time:  60-90 minutes We backed this and were very excited to receive this game once they (finally!) started shipping the games to the backers. We sat down recently to play it and …

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Jan 01

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! Today dawns a whole new year! A new chance to change things or resolve to better ourselves. I’m not a fan of making promises I can’t keep. I tend to make achievable goals rather than resolutions. THEREFORE…. I hereby declare myself too cool for 2016. Onward to 2017! 2017 PROFESSIONAL GOALS Get …

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Dec 31

2016 In Review

In terms of life and writing, 2016 had a lot of ups and downs for me. It’s hard to remember some of those ups when the downs are swinging at you, but they’re there and worth remembering. So here goes my 2016 In Review. THINGS THAT WENT WRITE RIGHT IN 2016 I had two short …

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Dec 30

Upcoming Reading!

Hey folks! I’ve got an upcoming reading! I’ll be reading at the Inkwell Seattle: Women in Speculative Fiction coming up! Details below: WHO: Nisi Shawl, Raven Oak, G. G. Silverman, and Janine A. Southard WHAT: Reading amazing spec-fic works! WHEN: January 10, 2017 from 7-10 PM WHERE: Vermillion Art Gallery and Bar – 1508 11th …

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