Author Archives: Rati Mehrotra

About Rati Mehrotra

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

Lucifer, Dissected

I just finished the third season of Lucifer, and I have thoughts. I’m going to try to avoid spoilers here, but this post might not hold much interest for those who have not seen even a single episode of this … Continue reading

Posted in Books and media, Life and all that stuff, Science fiction and fantasy | Tagged

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

Posted in Books and media, Science fiction and fantasy, Writing

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

Posted in Books and media, Science fiction and fantasy, Writing | Tagged , | 6 Comments

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

Posted in Travel | Tagged | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Books and media, Science fiction and fantasy | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Books and media, Science fiction and fantasy, Writing | Tagged , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Science fiction and fantasy, Writing