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: January 2020
The title of this blog post says it all. No doubt there are those who’d tell me I shouldn’t admit to PTSD any more than depression or anxiety. Yeah, well, then don’t read this. There are others out there who … Continue reading
Imagination rendering… To read the latest poem on the website, please join me HERE.
When my stories evolve from one draft to another there’s little that’s as thrilling as witnessing the stages of improvement. That’s the big picture. Looking closer, there are the insights that lead to positive changes to characters, creatures, and settings. … Continue reading
The warmth of sunrise… To read the latest poem on the website, please join me HERE.
Last week I said I’d talk about how I write opening sequences. Much to my amazement, I’m remembering to do just that. There might be another term for it, or maybe people just think of it as the opening. I … Continue reading
Our long winter night… To read the latest poem on the website, and the first of 2020, please join me HERE.