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.
Tag Archives: fantasy
My Riparia Dellbane series will be five novels. There, I’ve said it and I’m going to stick to it. In my gut I’ve known for awhile, but today, as I was completing my editing pass on Bk2, it struck me. … Continue reading
Sometimes, it’s just dumb luck that I get something right. The entire time I’ve been editing Bk2, A River in Each Hand, I’ve been thinking exactly that. Actually, it was a double-dose of dumb luck. That’s right, I’m admitting it. … Continue reading
When this is posted it’ll be Independence Day here in the US so I’ll keep this short with an update. I’m participating in CampNaNoWriMo this month. I’d have been editing anyway, but it will serve to light a bit of … Continue reading
Once, she’d tried to turn away… To read the latest poem on the website, please join me HERE.
My summer of editing is going according to plan and next month brings with it a special occasion for me. At present, I’m finishing my editing pass on Bk1, Trust in the Forgotten. That means I’ll easily begin work on … Continue reading
Between working extra hours on the job for the rest of June and trying to finish this edit on Trust in the Forgotten, I’m swamped until July (when I’ll start editing A River in Each Hand. Still, I have something … Continue reading
A person could spend a lifetime world building and never capture all the intricacies associated with all the cultures in their fantasy world. That’s why I address the basics and a little bit more. Think of it as a Hollywood … Continue reading
I’ve talked before about the importance of finding the method of drafting that works best for me and how everyone will ultimately have their own unique approach. Recent events have me wondering why editing should be any different? After all, … Continue reading
Last weekend I finished the initial edit on Riparia’s Bk4 (#3 is a prequel that she’s barely in). Simultaneously, I completed the revision map that will kickstart my next editing pass when I return to Bk4 in the future. Book … Continue reading