Random Writing Quote:
“A good [short story] would take me out of myself and then stuff me back in, outsized, now, and uneasy with the fit.”
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Kathy Porter grew up in Endicott, New York, the birthplace of IBM and only a short distance from where one of her favorite TV series creators, Rod Serling, was raised. Kathy’s lifelong interest in science fiction ignited when her father, a science teacher, showed her craters on the moon and taught her about the constellations. She grew up watching science fiction movies and TV shows. Ray Bradbury’s Martian Chronicles was her first delve into a science fiction novel, and she has been hooked ever since.
“I think I was born telling stories,” Kathy explained during a recent interview. “As second to the oldest of seven children, the girls all slept in one bedroom. I loved making up bedtime stories with an eerie edge to frighten my sisters: tales about fairies, leprechauns, and aliens.”
In September of 1961, reports of Barney and Betty Hill’s alien abduction claims took the media by storm. Kathy has been fascinated by their story of science fiction turned reality and “are we alone?”
“The concept of the Gray Guardians Series initially came to me in a dream that lingered in my mind for hours. Finally I told my husband about it over coffee and explained to him that if it were a book, I would love to read it. He said, ‘If you want to read it, you have to write it.’ With his encouragement and support, Earth’s Ultimate Conflict came to fruition. That’s how the Gray Guardians Series began.”
Science fiction fans of all ages are applauding the appearance of this bold new voice for the genre.
The Gray Guardians Series:
Earth’s Ultimate Conflict
Escape From Nuur
The Journey Home, the third stand-alone novel in the series, will be released 2014.
Publications for Kathy Porter
One year ago the Grays abducted over half a million humans, taking them to their home planet Nuur to be used as lab rats. The experiments failed and humans are no longer needed. They are now abandoned, afraid, and awaiting their fate.
What if the threat of a world-wide pandemic, increased seismic activate, and global warming were all linked to alien abduction?