Christina Anne Hawthorne
Alive and well in the Rocky Mountains. I'm a fantasy writer who also dabbles in poetry, short stories, and map making. My Ontyre tales are an alternative fantasy experience, the stories rich in mystery, adventure, and romance. Alternative fantasy? Not quite steampunk. Not quite gothic. In truth, the real magic is in those who discover what's within.
Monthly Archives: February 2019
I’m close to wrapping up the first draft of Stealing Light and remain astonished at how the story has morphed time and time again. The core plot, the one I intended to write from the beginning, remains, but the emphasis … Continue reading
If she was fortunate in her hope… To read the new poem on the website, please join me HERE.
Drafting, editing, and world building are the sapling in the sunlight, but the seed and roots that come first are the writer’s true creation story. As a child I often gazed out my window imagining, but that was but one … Continue reading
A rose, it was what she needed to thaw her heart… To read the latest poem on the website, please join me HERE.
What I’ve learned over the years is that all that’s the same about the creation of each novel is that no matter what I do and how I begin they never go the same. That’s the reason why I chuckle … Continue reading
Illumination, or a raven’s stare… To read the new poem on the website, please join me HERE.
Way back when, the original idea for Ontyre was that it would be medieval world with axes and swords. Visualize, to a degree, Tolkien, but with female characters. I spent considerable time building the magic system and enhanced it over … Continue reading
Desperate for love… To read the latest poem on the website, please join me HERE.