Author Archives: Kat Richardson

About Kat Richardson

Writer, editor, eccentric pain in the tail, bestselling author of the Greywalker novels.

Norwescon Schedule, ho!

I now have my schedule for Norwescon, at the Seattle Airport DoubleTree Hotel over Easter weekend. It’ll be my first NWC in… Uhh… 5 years? Anyhow… Friday Failing Upward 1:00pm – 2:00pm @ Cascade 5&6 Kat Richardson (M), Lisa Mantchev, … Continue reading

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Sold!

My pseudonym, K. R. Richardson, has had a good day. This turned up on Friday at Publisher’s Marketplace (I’m told–I didn’t see it) and a shorter version appeared today at Quill & Quire: K. R. Richardson’s novel SCATTERED OBJECTS, a … Continue reading

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Workshop Still Open

March 5, I’ll be teaching an intensive one-day Character development workshop for Clarion West in Seattle. Great characters don’t spring from the Character sheet; you fill the character sheet as you explore and discover great characters by writing. I’d love … Continue reading

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Down the Executive Orders Rabbit Hole

Just because I wanted to know, as of 17:30 Eastern Time yesterday (Saturday, January 28, 2017) Trump had signed 15 Executive Orders (“EOs”). That’s a first-week-in-office record, but not by a lot (Obama held the previous record with 13 in … Continue reading

Posted in important stuff, research

Upcoming

I’ve been putting things on my calendar for 2017, so here’s a quick list of the conventions, retreats, workshops, and other writer things I currently have scheduled: Rainforest Writer’s Retreat (first session), Feb 15-19, (Rainforest Resort, Lake Quinault WA–sold out) … Continue reading

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Award-related Self-Promotion

Because it’s that award-nomination time of year (though I doubt I’ll make any lists) here are my 2016 publications: “Spite House” with C. E. Murphy in Urban Allies, Edited by Joe Nassise, Harper Collins, July 2016 (urban fantasy) “Peacock in … Continue reading

Posted in anthologies, awards, blatant self-promotion, short stories

“Best Book!”

Indigo, the multi-author novel project I was working on with nine other authors (Christopher Golden, Charlaine Harris, James A. Moore, Cherie M. Priest, Kelly Armstrong, Seanan McGuire, Tim Lebbon, Mark Morris, and Jonathan Maberry for the past 18 moths or … Continue reading

Posted in blatant self-promotion, Cool writerly people, Stuff about the book(s)

Submissions Closed

Submissions for the Death of All Things anthology are now, officially closed. We have more than 100 new pieces to read from the slush pile, in addition to the contributions from our anchor authors, so it may be a while … Continue reading

Posted in anthologies, short stories

Writing Workshop Upcoming

Just in case you know a writer who needs a holiday gift and you just don’t want to give then another blank book or coffee mug, I’ll be teaching a one-day workshop for Clarion West March 5 2017, in Seattle. … Continue reading

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Death’s Little Reminder

Reminder for writers submitting to the Death of All Things anthology that Laura Anne Gilman and I are editing for Zombies Need Brains: We are still accepting submissions through December 31, 2016, but we won’t be sending out acceptance *or … Continue reading

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Have Yourself a Spooky Little Christmas

Sooo… I was looking around for strange Winter Holiday things and found Raincoaster’s annual posting of Christmas/Advent Ghost stories, starting with Jerome K. Jerome’s “Stories Told After Supper.” Ramble through the rest of the recent posts to read more public-domain … Continue reading

Posted in holiday, horror, short stories

Auction Action and Cool Writer-gifts

Pat Rothfuss’s WorldBuilders annual charity is offering a lot of great editorial services, Tuckerizations, and other writer-or reader-friendly things for auction and raffles. Stop in and see what takes your fancy–or might be the perfect gift.

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