Carol Van Natta is an independent science fiction and fantasy author. Works include the Central Galactic Concordance space opera series—Overload Flux, Minder Rising, and Pico's Crush, plus Zero Flux, a novella. She shares her Fort Collins, CO home with a sometime mad scientist and various cats. Any violations of the laws of physics in her books is the fault of the cats, not the mad scientist. Get information on new releases before anyone else by signing up for her newsletter at
Researching science and imagining the possibilities, singing in musical theatre, and coloring outside the lines.