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2023 Georgia Romance Author of the Year

Kim Conrey is the author of the sci-fi romance series Ares Ascending and the urban fantasy, Nicholas Eternal, Book One of the Wayward Saviors series. She’s also the recipient of the Georgia Author of the Year Award for Romance.

When she’s not writing novels, she writes a blog about living with OCD at HarmOCDKimConrey.com. 

You can also find her marching in Atlanta’s Dragon Con parade as a Box Hero Wonder Woman—you’d be shocked what an artist can do with cardboard! 👸🏻💥

Kim also serves as VP of Operations for the Atlanta Writers Club.

In addition, she collaborates on a podcast with the Wild Women Who Write where they interview authors and industry professionals with a primary goal of supporting female writers.

Hang out with Kim Conrey everywhere on social media, and feel free to follow her author pages on GoodReads, BookBub and Amazon!

Published Essays

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The Bitter Southerner Magazine:

Smile, Damn It

Atlanta Parent:

Thank You So Much for Your Unsolicited Advice!

A #WritersLife

Here Be Dragons

Here Be Dragons

On a 16th century globe, there is a portion of it where cartographers did not...

An Even Universe

An Even Universe

My friend and fellow podcasters, Gaby Anderson and Lizbeth Jones, are with me...

Kim the Podcaster

I discuss Stealing Ares and the OCD memoir that I co-authored with my daughter on a variety of podcasts. However, the podcast I’m on most often, is the Wild Women Who Write Take Flight, where we interview authors and industry professionals to gain their knowledge and expertise with an aim of helping other female writers. I invite you to listen and learn from their experiences.

Wild Women Who Write Take Flight Women writers helping other female authors unleash their inner wildness.

  • The Doctor Is In
    by Katherine Nichols on September 14, 2023 at 6:33 pm

    Dr. Martha Boone shares stories from the trenches of Charity Hospital, a staple in New Orleans until Katrina destroyed it. Her first novel, The Big Free, follows an idealistic young doctor during her first six months of internship at the renowned hospital. The Unfettered Urologist, her nonfiction book, includes what she wishes she could have told her patients but never had time to do so. In March, her follow-up to The Big Free, Mother Charity releases. Listen in for a visit behind the scenes in the medical field.

  • Sisters in Science and More
    by Katherine Nichols on September 1, 2023 at 1:54 am

    Lynn Cullen's The Woman with the Cure explores the unsung role of the woman who pioneered the cure for polio. Lynn discusses how Dorothy Horstmann's selfless attitude drove her colleagues to put an end to one of the most devastating epidemics of the 20th century. She also explores how Dorothy's relationships with other women, both in and out of the field, demonstrates the power of sisterhood.

  • Authors and Their Neurodivergent Characters Shed Light on Mental Health with Susan Crawrfor
    by Katherine Nichols on August 2, 2023 at 9:19 pm

    Join us as we discuss how authors can provide a valuable service to their readers through neurodiverse characters and learn more about internationally acclaimed Susan Crawford, author of The Pocket Wife and The Other Widow. In The Pocket Wife, Crawford creates a protagonist who suffers from bi-polar disorder. When her neighbor is murdered, readers see the world through her point of view and feel her urgency as she tries to prove her innocence before she spirals into psychosis. Gaby Anderson's quirky main character in South of Happily reluctantly enters therapy. Her sessions are touching and often funny. In her novel The Unreliables Katherine Nichols develops a character who is an author suffering from severe depression which leads to visits from the fictional character she created. Kim Conrey, Georgia Author of the Year, tackles MERLD, a language processing disorder where children have difficulty expressing themselves and understanding what other people say to them. In her sci-fi romance, her character Harlow Hansen suffers from this disorder. Her issue doesn't stop her from being the Robin Hood who saves her fellow Mars colonists.

  • Robert Gwaltney, Georgia Author of the Year for First Novel
    by Katherine Nichols on July 20, 2023 at 2:06 pm

    Join us as we celebrate peculiar people and discuss gothic Southern fiction with a coming of age theme in The Cicada Tree.

  • Levels of Love: This World and Beyond
    by Katherine Nichols on July 8, 2023 at 8:05 pm

    Join us as we take a look at the art of romance writing with Melody Johnson. Both Melody and our own Kim Conrey share how their heroines tackle social issues like human trafficking and child abuse while pushing the boundaries of love.

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