ABOUT

Katie Cord is an artist and writer. She currently lives in the Pacific Northwest with the greatest boyfriend anyone could have, Timothy W. Long, five rambunctious dogs, one evil cat, and Tim's two kids. In her free time, she likes to binge watch television series and spend time with Timothy W. Long (even if it is just going to Costco). Her first collection of short stories, He Left Her at the Altar, She Left Him to the Zombies is available on Amazon as well as her coming of age zombie tale, Maxine. 

FAQs

1. Will you publish my book? 

            I am no longer publishing anyone but myself. I want to work on more projects in the future such anthologies, but I will not be publishing single author books. 

 

2. Why do you want to do art AND write?

            I'm not really sure. I love creating! I'm my best and happiest when working on creative projects. I'm also pretty keen at science so I have to express all of those things to fulfill myself. 

3. Where do you get your ideas for stories?

           I usually will have a flash of a person, a voice, or an image in my mind and then it just goes from there. In a recent story for When the Dead Books' anthology GIVE, I heard a woman with a thick Eastern European accent say, "Is it better to have one nut or two?"  The story sort of went pretty gruesome from there. As I have evolved as a creator, it can now be an object, a scent, or just about anything that inspires me. 

 

4. When do you plan to release your next book?

         The short answer is that I have no idea. I'm working on a lot of things professionally. Follow my fan page on Facebook or check here, I'll let you know.  

            

My Writing

He Left Her at the Altar
He Left Her at the Altar

A collection of short stories about women, zombies, and the apocalypse.

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Maxine
Maxine

Bullied shy nerd or teenage nightmare monster?

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Lockdown
Lockdown

Two unlikely survivors fight zombies and a corporate mogul from hell on the sixth floor of a locked down building at the beginning of the apocalypse.

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GIVE
GIVE

Yin and Yang: Relationships is the story of two very different sadistic serial killers and how one wants to fix the other. A super fun and over the top story to write.

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Genius Loci
Genius Loci

A story written with Ken Scholes set at Cannon Beach, Oregon that is sci-fi with a dash of romance. It has elements of Pleiadian mythos and reminds me of the movie, Same Time, Last Year.

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Roms, Bombs & Zoms
Roms, Bombs & Zoms

This antho was a labor of love! I am a huge zombie fan. The stories are unique, interesting, and just what the zombie genre needs. Michelle Kilmer is the female model on the front. I loved putting a beautiful woman with a shaved head on the front of the cover. We need more women who are not stereotypes on the covers of books. Featuring Randy Henderson, Michelle Kilmer, Tom D Wright, Matt Youngmark, and many more.

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