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: journey
So, I find myself in a strange place in my life where I walk around and think to myself, Gee, this place is strange. I’m serious. Okay, not completely serious, but maybe serious in a strange and slightly unserious sort … Continue reading
Threads run through the stories I write, they also run through my life. Some run for a lifetime, others briefly, and still others disappear and reappear and I have no idea where they were when I could not see them. … Continue reading
Looking back, that’s where she came undone… To read the latest poem on the website please join me HERE. SaveSave
A new month means it’s time for another Tremjara map update. Less than 20% of the map remains to be colorized so there’s a good chance the initial phase could be completed in February. After that? Touch-up, coastlines, and removing … Continue reading
Breaking free from a conversation that was empty words anyway, Jennifer Nile folded her arms and wandered along the side of the hollow home. Let the men talk, she’d look upon the trees bordering the backyard. She might even brave … Continue reading
*This poem is inspired by my series’ protagonist, Riparia Dellbane. It touches on her origins… To read this poem please join me on the website HERE. It’s where Riparia will be living from now on.
Truly big decisions are sometimes a long time coming and none is bigger than the name of a series’ protagonist. She, or he, is the series’ fictitious face of the franchise. You want to change that name? What! Kicking, screaming, … Continue reading
The distance to congruence greater than from those accepting… To read the latest poem on the website please join me HERE.
Perhaps others wait until the new year to talk about the upcoming year, but I’m going to talk it now so I pass the starting line at a run come January. Not that I’m exactly standing still right now. 2018: … Continue reading
A good book during the holidays… To read the latest poem on the website please join me HERE. SaveSave