Kathryn Megan Starks is a writer, editor, and game designer in Orange County, California. She currently works as a narrative designer on the fantasy RPGs Pillars of Eternity II and Tyranny at Obsidian Entertainment. An experienced professional with seven years in the industry, she previously worked as a senior game designer on the critically acclaimed sci-fi MMO Wildstar at Carbine Studios where she managed a team of content designers and developed fresh, fun, new video game content. Prior to that, she was the lead content designer and game writer on the post-apocalyptic MMO Fallen Earth.
Her short fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in Prick of the Spindle, The Battered Suitcase, Atlas and Alice, Glossolalia, Rose & Thorn, Eight Cuts, The Legendary, The Glass Coin, Blink-Ink, and the flash fiction anthology On Strike!
Megan has a Masters of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from the University of North Carolina, Wilmington. She lives with her husband, Scott, and their cat Sushi and enjoys snowboarding, reading, and playing video games.
Her book, House of Ash and Brimstone, is a 2017 Pitch Wars finalist.
n o w p l a y i n g :
Persona 5 / ps4
Splatoon 2 / switch
Dragon Age: Origins / pc
n o w r e a d i n g :
Six of Crows / Leigh Bardugo
Days of Blood & Starlight / Laini Taylor
Clockwork Prince / Cassandra Clare
f a v o r i t e s :
Fallout 3, BioShock, Final Fantasy 12, Borderlands 2, Portal 2, Saints Row 3, Tales from the Borderlands, Witcher 3, Resident Evil 7, Monster Hunter Tri, Catherine, Alice: Madness Returns, Valkyria Chronicles, The Wolf Among Us, Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance, Halo: Reach, Minecraft, Castle Crashers, Splatoon
The Collected Stories of Amy Hempel / Amy Hempel
Warm Bodies / Isaac Marion
Chronicle of a Death Foretold / Gabriel García Márquez
All content copyright © Kathryn Megan Starks, 2010-2016.