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, playing guitar and percussion, 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 side projects, including a sequel to If Wishes Were Spaceships, a science fiction novel published in March 2016.

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, which has liner notes, links to social media, streaming music, and much more.

You can find the author on Facebook, Instagram, Goodreads, and Twitter. She occasionally contributes to the group food blog, The Usual Suspects: and posts short miscellaneous things on The Mighty Microblog: A Truant Disposition, is Ainy Rainwater's official author site.
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  • JoinedSeptember 13, 2016

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AinyRainwater AinyRainwater Feb 13, 2017 04:18PM
Flash fiction for Valentine's Day: "Her Voice, Everywhere." Slightly sci-fi.
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Stories by Ainy Rainwater
Green Mind Seeing by AinyRainwater
Green Mind Seeing Non-Fiction
A nature journal of reflections and observations; a mixture of naturalist observations, gardening, and fanciful musings on green things
Her Voice, Everywhere by AinyRainwater
Her Voice, Everywhere Science Fiction
Here's a little something for Valentine's Day. It was inspired by an article I read some years ago, about the widow of the actor who gave the "Mind the Gap" announcement on the London Tube stations, or us...
Dead Text by AinyRainwater
Dead Text Paranormal
As the title suggests, this ghost story is another one with a very contemporary feel. Beth, recently widowed and sufferng debilitating grief, begins receiving text messages from her dead husband's phone.
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