Katie M John

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Lives in London with a handsome giant and two Mud-puddle fairies. Writes YA Fantasy, Fairy Tales, Horror and anything else that the muse wishes.

Bestselling author of The Knight Trilogy and The Meadowsweet Chronicles.

Smashwords Interview

What do your readers and fans mean to you?
Readers are everything, which sounds obsequies but it's true. Without readers, the stories I write are nothing but an emission. Readers transform the story into something magical. There's a transaction that happens between the author, the characters, and the readers that is pure alchemy.

Authoring can be very lonely and it's riddled with fears and insecurities. Fans quieten those demons; they validate the huge expense of energy, life force and time that goes into writing.
What are you working on next?
I am currently working on three projects, each very different. I am about a third of the way through Book 3 of The Meadowsweet Chronicles, called 'Devilry', I am writing the closing chapters of 'I Defy You, Stars!' which is part of the Shakespeare Collection - a series of standalone contemporary romance novels, and I am about two thirds through my adult horror novel called 'The Crow Man' which I am going to be publishing under the name John Kay.

As well as writing, I run a micro-publishing house and we are really proud to be working alongside the folks of UTOPiA, and its founder Janet Wallace, on a very exciting anthology.

2016 is seriously busy. I am also working on establishing one of the very first YA and NA Reader, Author and Blogger Cons in the UK called Chapter.Con, which is a huge time gobbler, but very, very exciting.
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The Sisterhood
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 37,410. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2015 by Katie M John. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
A YA / MG cross over mythological fantasy with a strong message of girl-power, diversity and friendship.

Books

Wandering Weeds: Tales of Rabid Vegetation
Price: Free! Words: 74,510. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Twenty-five tales of evil weeds to entertain, enthrall and change the way you look at the unwelcome invaders in your lawn. From feral tumbleweeds to ravenous seaweed, from alien life forms to migrating asteroid fields, in these pages you will find fairy tales and weird westerns, space romps and chilling horror stories. Scary or silly, wicked or wily, these plants are here to stay.
When Sorrows Come
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 52,840. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
An Upper YA Contemporary Romance that explores mental health, grief and love. A Coming of Age Novel. 15+ More mature themes
Song of The Moth
Price: Free! Words: 6,490. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales
A haunting fairytale set in the Edwardian era. Everybody knows that to look on a goblin means the loss of your sanity. Francis' rather tedious visit to St.Paul's cathedral results in her taking a journey into the fairytale land of insanity; a place where goblins roam and fairies tremble.
The Emergence of Julia Gray
You set the price! Words: 4,550. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Julia Gray is caught in the iron grip of her mother's disappointment and has been for the last forty years. With her Mother's death, Julia sets out on a journey to discover who she really is. A story about female experience, growing up and growing out.
The Venus Club (Winner of the Indie Horror Spring Writing contest 2011)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,550. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
(4.33)
Suitable for readers 15+ years (mild horror and mild sexual reference) A dark & haunting Gothic novel, set amongst the abattoirs & Gentleman's clubs of Victorian London. Born into the cruel world of Victorian London, Eleanor learns that the world is purely a choice between fear or control. And, when Eleanor meets the mysterious Kate, Eleanor is introduced to an entirely new appetite for both.
Inverse Fall
Price: Free! Words: 4,770. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00)
In a world where the human race is withering to extinction, an alternative has to be found - But at what cost? In The Sphere, the line between A.R.T and Nature is blurring and the consequences are terrifying. This is the future and love is dead. Trust no one and what ever you do...don't believe your eyes.
The Ice Princess
You set the price! Words: 9,370. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
(4.50)
A medieval land ravaged by bandits, plague and a sadistic warlord is home to an unlikely hero. Caught by the corruption of the tyrannous Bandit King, Sebastian is a young man who finds himself on a mythical quest to restore his lands to peace and fertility. A reworking of the Sleeping Beauty myth set against the grim and gritty backdrop of Medieval tyranny.

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