Author Archives: Rati Mehrotra

About Rati Mehrotra

Science fiction and fantasy writer. I blog at: ratiwrites.com Thanks for dropping by!

Appearances and updates

Nearly a month since my book was released! I haven’t had time to worry about how it’s doing, because on the day of release, I got my edits for my next book which is scheduled for Fall 23. Still wrangling … Continue reading

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Happy Book Birthday to me!!!

My book Night of the Raven, Dawn of the Dove was released today! My gratitude to my editor Mara Delgado Sánchez, my agent Mary C. Moore, and the entire team at Wednesday Books for making this beautiful book possible. And … Continue reading

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Book launch of Night of the Raven, Dawn of the Dove

Exactly two weeks until my book Night of the Raven, Dawn of the Dove is out in the world! The release date is 18 October 2022, but I am doing an in-person book launch event on 22 October, which is … Continue reading

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Girl, Cat, Wolf, Moon

Story day! It’s always lovely to be able to share a new story with the world, especially now, when I write so little short fiction. I am delighted to announce that my story Girl, Cat, Wolf, Moon is now live … Continue reading

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A Monstrous Pre-order Campaign!

I mentioned in my previous post that I had seen some pretty things, didn’t I? Delighted to share that the pre-order campaign for my book Night of the Raven, Dawn of the Dove is now live! If you’ve pre-ordered my … Continue reading

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Book updates and story news

Hellloooo! Just posting my latest writerly news. Two months shy of the release of Night of the Raven, Dawn of the Dove, I have two trade reviews, a lovely book animation, and pre-order campaign info to share. And two new … Continue reading

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Twitter Giveaway for Night of the Raven, Dawn of the Dove

Hello all! Popping in here briefly to say I am running a giveaway on Twitter for three signed copies of my beautiful ARCs (Advance Reader Copies) of Night of the Raven, Dawn of the Dove. The giveaway runs from 18-25 … Continue reading

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Frogs in Indian Folklore

I’ve been thinking about frogs lately. Why, you may ask? I just finished writing a short story that features a frog as an important character, and I did a bit of research into frog symbolism. I found some truly interesting … Continue reading

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My first ever Aurora Award nomination!

Popping in here briefly to say that my story Eighteen Days of Barbareek published in Uncanny Magazine Issue 39 has been nominated for the Aurora Award in the Best Short Story category. I’m over the moon! My first ever Aurora … Continue reading

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ARC Unboxing & Writerly Update

News! I received the ARCs (Advance Reader Copies) of Night of the Raven, Dawn of the Dove. I got so excited when I received this mysterious box from an unknown sender, I made an ARC unboxing video. They are beautiful … Continue reading

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