Kathy’s science fiction novel Shivering World was one of four finalists in the “Visionary” category for this year’s Christy Award, which is presented annually by the Evangelical Christian Publishing Association. The award honors Christy, a pioneer Christian novel published in 1967. It was announced at the awards gala on November …
Author Kathy Tyers
One Mind’s Eye Re-releases with Eye-Grabbing New Cover
Enclave Publishing has re-released One Mind’s Eye, and it looks stunning. Kathy edited a few spots, too. If you’ve only read the Firebird novels, you might try this one!
New Star Wars interview – some probing questions from a fine Dutch fan-journalist.
Shivering World Re-Release
A note from Kathy: Of all the novels I published, Shivering World required the most research and scientific speculation, and I’ve always been proud of it. It’s great to see it ready for re-release, with evocative new cover art. A huge thanks to Enclave Publishing! Shivering World Reviews: “Tyers has a degree …
Shivering World Re-Released with New Cover Art
Kathy’s science fiction novel Shivering World is being re-released by Enclave Books with stunning new cover art. Shivering World is a little different from most of Kathy’s books. Most of her work, including the two licensed Star Wars © novels, would be called “space opera” – action/adventure in outer space. …
Upcoming Re-Release Cover Reveal
Kathy’s science fiction novel Shivering World will be re-released by Enclave Books with stunning new cover art. Shivering World is a little different from most of Kathy’s books. Most of her work, including the two licensed Star Wars © novels, would be called “space opera” – action/adventure in outer space. …
Building a Galaxy Far Far Away: Heir to the Films (1990-1994)
Here’s a new link to a BIG Star Wars related blog series in which Kathy and her Star Wars book, “The Truce at Bakura” is mentioned. Check it out at http://www.barnesandnoble.com/blog/sci-fi-fantasy/building-a-galaxy-far-far-away-heir-to-the-films-1990-1994/
Fusion Fire Re-Released Today
Enclave Publishing has re-released Fusion Fire today, making this second book of the award-winning Firebird series available as a single volume for the first time since 1999. New editions of all five Firebird series novels are planned. Click here to see the re-released book on Enclave Publishing. Also, Independent Publisher featured …
Interview with J.W. Wartick -“Always Have a Reason”
An interview with J.W. Wartick -“Always Have a Reason” went live today. Click here to read this interview.
Mount Hermon Christian Writers Conference
In April 2015 Kathy taught a major morning track on “Writing Fantasy and Speculative Fiction” at the long-running Mount Hermon Christian Writers Conference. Her topics included The All-Important First Page of a Speculative Novel, Worldbuilding for the Subgenres, and Viewpoint: Alien and Human. She has been asked to teach a …
Getting Ready for the Fusion Fire Re-Release
Kathy was interviewed at length by B.D. Eastman for the April 2015 edition of FamilyFiction.com magazine. The article is near the middle of the link below, with fabulous original artwork! http://ht.salemweb.net/ccm/familyfiction/pdf/201504e.pdf?e=1427493864&h=40c6da9a28e167701a2dbfb65edb72a0 Also, Independent Publisher recently featured Enclave Publishing in an excellent article, in which publisher Steve Laube discusses the Firebird series: independentpublisher.com/article.php?page=1931 And jwwartick.com talks …
Interview: Kathy Tyers Talks ‘Balance Point’, ‘The Truce At Bakura’, & ‘Star Wars Legends’
An interview posted at Roqoo Depot went live today. Click this link to check read this interview. http://roqoodepot.com/2014/12/08/interview-kathy-tyers-talks-balance-point-the-truce-at-bakura-star-wars-legends/
Excerpt from One Mind’s Eye posted
With the e-book release of One Mind’s Eye, we are pleased to post an excerpt from the first chapter on the website! You can read it here.
Recently Released: One Mind’s Eye in eBook
Great news! An updated version of Kathy’s Bantam book One Mind’s Eye was recently re-released in e-book format with Greenbrier Book Company. You can order your copy for Kindle or Nook at Amazon.com or Barnes and Noble. Click here to order your copy today.
Daystar wins the Carol Award
The final novel in Kathy’s Firebird series, Daystar, won the American Christian Fiction Writers 2013 Carol Award in the Speculative category. Very exciting to see Kathy’s work recognized after all these years. From her Facebook page: Much to my shock — and, I confess, delight — my fifth-and-final Firebird series novel, DAYSTAR, was …
Excerpt from Shivering World posted
With the e-book release of Shivering World, we are pleased to post an excerpt from the first chapter on the website! You can download it . HERE
Recently Released: Shivering World in e-book
Great news! An updated version of Kathy’s Bantam and Bethany House book Shivering World was recently re-released in e-book format with Greenbrier Book Company. You can order your copy for Kindle or Nook at Amazon.com or Barnes and Noble. Click here to order your copy today.
Excerpt from Crystal Witness posted
With the e-book release of Crystal Witness, we are pleased to post an excerpt from the first chapter on the website! You can read it here.
Recently Released: Crystal Witness in e-book
Great news! An updated version of Kathy’s Bantam book Crystal Witness was recently re-released in e-book format with Greenbrier Book Company. You can order your copy for Kindle or Nook at Amazon.com or Barnes and Noble. Click here to order your copy today.
Interview & overview by E. Stephen Burnett
Great interview and general overview of Kathy’s work and writing journey by E. Stephen Burnett. His post “Defeating Gnostic Forces in Fantasy Fiction” is linked here. Enjoy!
Daystar Review by Jill Williamson
Our fellow Marcher Lord Press author, Jill Williamson, posted a very kind review of The Annotated Firebird on her website. You can check it out here — and learn more about her current eBook giveaway!
Daystar: 2013 Carol Award finalist
The American Christian Fiction Writers have just announced the short list for the 2013 Carol Award finalists — and Daystar has been listed in the Speculative Fiction category (along with fellow Marcher Lord Press author Morgan L. Busse’s Daughter of Light)! You can read the complete list here. Congratulations to …
Daystar: Science Fiction Winner of 2012 Grace Awards
Kathy’s novel Daystar was the winner of the science fiction, horror, and fantasy category in the reader’s choice Grace Awards. The Grace Awards is a reader driven awards encouraging reader voting for excellence in faith-based fiction written in English. “The purpose of the awards is to expand the scope and …
Daystar Shortlisted in the INSPY awards
Daystar was shortlisted on the 2013 INSPY awards (the bloggers’ award for excellence in faith-driven literature)! Check it out here. Congratulations also to fellow Marcher Lord Press author Kerry Nietz who was also on the shortlist!
Daystar listed in the INSPY Speculative Fiction Long List
Daystar was listed in the Speculative Fiction Long List Contenders in the INSPY awards! Read more about it here. The finalist will be announced April 15!