Author Archives: Iva Šakic Ristic

About Iva Šakic Ristic

Iva Šakic Ristic is a Croatian writer, storyteller and singer of songs. Also a jewellery maker. Thinker and tinker. Painter (not good one). Reader. Fan. Born in Zagreb on the outskirts of which she is currently raising two small children and one not so small husband. In the breaks between writing stories and novels. She studied sociology and philosophy in her home town but has never gotten around to working in anything but the fiction writing field. Her fantasy novel is forthcoming from the SFera Society Press. When she is not guestblogging here she blogs at

How the Colonial Universe Came To Be

Or how it went down when I published my first novel Prolaz za divljac (The Wildlife Crossing). In the time that preceded publishing my first novel, my dear editor Mihaela played a game with me. It was a game called … Continue reading

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Shippers everywhere

Watching Avengers: Age of Ultron made me think that shipping has gone mainstream. Shippers have become so vigorously unashamed of their ships (not to say proud) that they have become visible to the point where is impossible to ignore them. … Continue reading

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Being a mum and writing some

Me, twenty or more years ago, when I was ten or so, that’s when I started reading SF. I still hadn’t read everything library had to offer. This was before Twitter, Facebook, online fan fiction communities and the endless stream … Continue reading

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