Katherine Cowley

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Katherine Cowley's novelette "The Clockwork Seer" appears in the new steampunk anthology, Steel and Bone. Her other award winning short stories and essays can be read on her website.

Katherine wrote her first story at the age of five, a retelling of the Icarus myth titled “The Turtle That Got Too Close to the Sun.” She has worked as a documentary film producer, a radio producer, and a college professor.

Katherine loves European chocolate, the history of science, and steampunk fashion. She has lived in the United States, Brazil, and Finland, and currently resides in Arizona with her husband and two daughters.

It’s that time of year—that blessed time you’ve been waiting for—when I blog with charts! Pie charts, column charts, glow-in-the-dark charts, edible charts, I’ve got them all! Last year I spent 675 hours writing. That’s an average of 1.85 hours per day, every single day. The increase in time came in part by failing at(...)


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Average rating: 4.15 · 33 ratings · 26 reviews · 3 distinct works
Steel and Bone: Nine Steamp...

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I found this book to be brilliant, clever, witty, Victorian, mysterious, and everything else I love. The book starts with a description of characters that will NOT appear within the pages of the novel, and by doing so brilliantly sets the stage for t ...more
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3.5 stars because of all the interesting book group discussion, though I likely would've given it 3 stars otherwise. I skimmed portions, especially in the first half--it's one of those stories with long build time, but good payoff at the very end. I ...more
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Mark Twain
“The man who does not read has no advantage over the man who cannot read.”
Mark Twain

Henry David Thoreau
“Read the best books first, or you may not have a chance to read them at all.”
Henry David Thoreau, A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers

Confucius
“Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.”
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Brian P. Cleary
“Any cupcake consumed before 9AM is, technically, a muffin.”
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Vladimir Nabokov
“Literature was not born the day when a boy crying "wolf, wolf" came running out of the Neanderthal valley with a big gray wolf at his heels; literature was born on the day when a boy came crying "wolf, wolf" and there was no wolf behind him.”
Vladimir Nabokov, Lectures on Literature

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