Reminder: Fan Art Contest Deadline is Saturday!

Hi Everyone, This is a quick post to remind you that the deadline for the Love, Treachery, and Other Terrors fan art contest is this Saturday, May 20th! You can learn more about the contest here: https://katysfables.com/fan-art-contest/ And please contact me if you have any questions: https://katysfables.com/contact/ Here are our front runners so far! ByContinue reading “Reminder: Fan Art Contest Deadline is Saturday!”

You’re Invited to a Virtual Launch Party!

Doctors, Assassins, and Other Tyrants will officially be released this Saturday! Yay!!! And on Tuesday, May 23rd you are invited to come celebrate with a fun, online event! Activities will include a read-aloud, ask-me-anything, and more. I will also be giving away a couple of books! Info: May 23rd from 5:00pm-6:00pm Pacific. Event link willContinue reading “You’re Invited to a Virtual Launch Party!”

A Couple of Updates!

I have a couple of exciting announcements: First, the new book… In this sequel to┬áLove, Treachery, and Other Terrors,┬áseventeen-year-old Augustine has a near-perfect life. His mother and stepfather adore him, he is looking forward to a promising career as a knight, and he’s pretty sure the doctor’s daughter likes him as much as he likesContinue reading “A Couple of Updates!”

Useless Publishing Tips

Since there isn’t enough unsolicited advice on the internet, I decided to compile everything I’ve learned about publishing into six useless tips which I shared on Instagram. Now, here they are in blog form for your enjoyment. Useless Publishing Tip #1: Your book cover should stand out but also look exactly like every other bookContinue reading “Useless Publishing Tips”

Calling All Artists!

I am super excited to announce my first-ever fan art contest! If you love to draw or paint this could be an opportunity for you to get your work published in a special edition of my book Love, Treachery, and Other Terrors. I also have the contest setup so that if I make money onContinue reading “Calling All Artists!”

Update: My Next Book

I apologize for my lack of posts, for the past few weeks, I’ve been head-down trying to finish up my next book! It’s almost ready, I am hoping to release it later this spring, so stay tuned for updates! Summary: In this sequel to Love, Treachery, and Other Terrors, seventeen-year-old Augustine has a near-perfect life.Continue reading “Update: My Next Book”

True Story: Katy Fights with DALL-E 2 (AI Art Generator)

So I’ve been experimenting with AI art lately. Mostly I use it for brainstorming and visualization (and also just for fun). I will never use it as a replacement for real illustrators for ethical reasons and also because… well, you’ll see why shortly. My most recent experiment in character portraits produced some results too hilariousContinue reading “True Story: Katy Fights with DALL-E 2 (AI Art Generator)”

Legend Haven provides a safe space for nerds on Black Friday.

Nothing scares me more than crowded shopping malls. Crime? No. Disease? No. The collapse of civilization? Nope. It’s crowded shopping malls that freak me out. Which is why I am going to spend Black Friday online with a bunch of other introverted nerds at Legend Haven 2022. It’s a free conference for fiction writers withContinue reading “Legend Haven provides a safe space for nerds on Black Friday.”

Short Story: A Mid-death Crisis

Happy Halloween! The night was black, the wind howled, and Stacey was home alone. She was a curvy, gorgeous, seventeen-year-old blonde and the envy of every other cheerleader at Cherry Creek High. She only drank diet Coke and always used a straw to avoid smearing her lipstick. On that particular night, she was taking aContinue reading “Short Story: A Mid-death Crisis”