Hi, I’m Katherine

I am a novelist and narrative designer. I have a strong passion for storytelling through words, games, and visual mediums, especially when they work together to fulfill an artistic vision.

If you’re a fan of fantasy, science fiction, horror, and history, check out my books and short stories!

My Books


(GenZ Publishing, 2021)

Lodestone-peddler Melaine is desperate to stop hustling her raw magic for a tuppence. Yearning for a better life, she pledges herself to the dark Overlord of Highstrong Keep. But the castle holds far worse dangers than the reclusive ruler.

The Hand-Me-Down Maiden

(GenZ Publishing, 2022)

It’s 1921, and for Guy Barrett, “home” is a suitcase as he jumps from city to city to oversee hotel openings. When he learns that his long-lost parents died and bequeathed him their estate, Guy rushes to the small town of Wakeforest, New York. What he finds is a tacky mansion—a patchwork of architecture from three different centuries—and a young, beautiful caretaker who claims to have lived there for 261 years.

Curio Citizen

(forthcoming from Inkshares, Inc.)

When a headstrong anthropologist is kidnapped to be put on display for an alien society, she must fight to prove she’s not a feral animal with the help of one native who sees her humanity–but what she sees in him may endanger them both.

Horror from the High Dive Vol. 1

(High Dive Publishing, 2020)

High Dive Publishing presents 12 spine tingling stories and 1 spooky poem to make you shiver in your board shorts. These tales are scary enough to frighten you in broad daylight while you watch the surf from your beach chair, or late at night when you’re nursing that sunburn.

Features “How to Make a Ghost” by Katherine Forrister

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