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Katrina Archer
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Writer. Sailor. Engineer.
Writer. Sailor. Engineer.

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I did say a while ago that Kat’s Crazy Counter-Spectacular would be back later this year. Well, Leg 2 is almost upon me. From August 9-13 I’ll be at the 75th World Science Fiction Convention, this year held in Helsinki, Finland. I am quite excited about…

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It’s that time of year when you can catch me at the Creative Ink Festival! I’ll be hanging out at the Delta Burnaby Hotel from March 31 to April 2. This is a great event to check out if you’re an emerging author looking for craft and business of writing…

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Since all the cool kids are doing it, let’s just get the awkwardness out of the way: I published a single work in 2016 that is eligible for the 2017 SFF awards season: my dark fantasy, The Tree of Souls, in the Novel category. As far as I know, it is…

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Wow. This was a nice thing to wake up to. Untalented is a YA Honorable Mention in Library Journal’s 2016 Indie Ebook Awards. Archer has created a vividly detailed realm utilizing the old theme of the haves vs. the have-nots. Saroya, steadfast,…

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Summer has come to a close which means it’s time to get busy with author appearances! The first is VCon, Vancouver’s premier science fiction, fantasy and gaming convention, this weekend (Sep 30-Oct 2) at the Sheraton Guildford Hotel in Surrey, BC. I’m not…

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I’ve had a string of houseguests, so haven’t been very active here. Why do you care? Well, because I forgot to tell you about the Goodreads giveaway of The Tree of Souls running until the 23rd. Get it in time for your summer beach read!   Goodreads Book…

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It’s been a bit of a crazy month; I’ve had visiting guests and a major writing deadline to hit, so had no chance to follow up on my cycling post, which went locally viral in the Vancouver area (the post is now responsible for about 15% of my total site…

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Guest Blogging at Fiction University — Format Your Book With Scrivener

Hey there! Today I’ve got a guest post up a Janice Hardy’s Fiction University, all about formatting your book for publication using Scrivener. So if you’ve found Scrivener too daunting until now, but are even more unsure about design apps like InDesign,…

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Yesterday, on the very clearly marked pedestrian-only bridge that provides access to the marina where I live, a cyclist ignored the signs, mowed down my 84-year-old neighbour, sent him to hospital with a broken hip, and rode off without offering…

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SFFWorld Reviews The Tree of Souls

There are few better ways to start a Monday morning than with a positive review of one’s book at a major SFF site. Kate Coe at SFFWorld had plenty of nice things to say about The Tree of Souls. So happy Monday to me! :-) Check out Kate’s review and decide…
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