About Kathy

About Kathy

Kathy Tyers is the author of the Firebird series – Firebird, Fusion Fire, Crown of Fire, Wind and Shadow, and Daystar – of the stand-alone science fiction novels Shivering World, Crystal Witness, and One Mind’s Eye – and the Star Wars universe novels Truce at Bakura and New Jedi Order: Balance Point.

It’s character-driven science fiction with a deep heart and an inquiring spirit, stories that are accessible and thought-provoking. Explore the links below for more information!

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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.

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