Ainy Rainwater has been writing and publishing short stories, essays, and novels in various genres for about 30 years. She lives in the greater Houston area with her husband and rescue dogs. She enjoys reading, writing, music, gardening, knitting, tea, baking and other kitchen improvisations, daydreaming, and wasting time online.
Her novels are available from Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Apple, Kobo, Smashwords, and other bookstores. She is presently working on a chick lit fantasy series as well as a number of other projects, including a sequel to If Wishes Were Spaceships, a science fiction novel published in March 2016.
In 2019 she launched a Patreon to provide readers with monthly ongoing fiction (novels in progress), exclusive short stories, audio stories, bonus material related to her novels, character sketches, story ideas, book reviews and other book-related essays.
She is also known for the digital pop which she makes under the name Gymshoes. "Everest Sunrise" was featured in the documentary What It Takes. After hurricanes Katrina and Rita she released an EP of songs, A Tropical Depression, the profits of which go to benefit the American Red Cross. Gymshoes albums are available from iTunes, Amazon, and other online stores. For more about Gymshoes music, please see Gymshoesmusic.com, which has liner notes, links to social media, streaming music, and much more.
You can find the author on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter (also as Gymshoes on Facebook). She occasionally contributes to the group food blog, The Usual Suspects, or posts short miscellaneous things on The Mighty Microblog. A Truant Disposition is Ainy Rainwater's official author site.