Author Archives: Rati Mehrotra

About Rati Mehrotra

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

April Reads and Updates

April is the cruelest month, breeding Germs in your flu-ridden house, mixing Fatigue with fever, stirring Sneezes with freezing rain. I love The Waste Land. It lends itself so beautifully to parody. But there’s another reason I’ve been thinking of … Continue reading

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MAHIMATA Book Release Day

Today is the day! MAHIMATA, the sequel to MARKSWOMAN, is out in the world. The Asiana duology is complete. I am pleased and excited to share this story that I began so long ago. And also sad that it’s over. … Continue reading

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Sunny Pictures for Cold Times

Happy New Year 2019, everyone! I just returned to frigid Toronto after a warm and colorful visit to my hometown, Lucknow where the food was great, the sun bright, the air polluted, and the traffic crazy. I’ll just leave these … Continue reading

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Top Ten Reads of 2018

No year for me is complete without an enjoyable look back at my favorite reads. I just checked goodreads, and apparently I have read 71 books out of my modest goal of 40 for the year. Not bad for a … Continue reading

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ARCs of MAHIMATA!

Just to say that the ARCs of MAHIMATA have arrived, and they’re gorgeous! I am usually terrible with taking pictures, but with this cover I just could not go wrong. This photo is taken just outside the building where I … Continue reading

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In my Craft or Sullen Art

It’s been a while since I wrote a post on the art and craft of writing. In fact, I’m not certain I’ve ever written such a post, and it’s been on my mind lately, especially after Can-Con last month – … Continue reading

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Can-Con 2018, Ottawa

Next weekend is Can-Con, Ottawa’s annual conference on Canadian science fiction and fantasy. I’ve heard great things about this literary-focused convention, but it’s the first time I’m actually going, so I’m pretty excited! I’m in three very cool panels with … Continue reading

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