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: plotting
Oh yes, autumn. Cooler air invades, the leaves turn, drizzle glistens on the pavement, and I burn with inspiration. No wonder I’m not a summer drafter. You want to talk about plans? I have plans for this autumn that are … Continue reading
Prep month? Yeah, that’s what I call October. And I’m talking about plotting. I’m talking about prepping your life to succeed at NaNoWriMo and prepping the tools you use while writing. Life Stuff You can’t plan for the unexpected, but … Continue reading
Lessons teach. Painful lessons are more often retained. Painful lessons learned in public are almost impossible to forget. No lesson was less painful than my online story, which I serialized back in 2013. This is the tale of Last Word … Continue reading
Years ago I had a job where an annual task was to oversee refinishing the facility’s gym floor, a wood floor two basketball courts long. I’d seen how the work was performed to that point and witnessed epic disasters. When … Continue reading