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: purpose
Yes, it’s an odd title for the final post of a horrific year. Yet, for me, it brings to mind what I’ll most remember about this year beyond the death and suffering. It’s what I’ll come away treasuring on the … Continue reading
Hope and purpose. They’re the driving force behind my fantasy fiction, even if they aren’t explicitly stated. I already know how hope can endure despite the odds, and when it’s paired with purpose it becomes a force. Purpose can be … Continue reading
Wandering the empty plain she thought she was empty inside. Huddled against the cold she thought she was frozen within. And she was. And she wasn’t. She realized she could be all she was without being confined. She was the … Continue reading
The clock ticking, seconds snickering telling her time was slipping away. Decisions, a dearth of opinions, trying to keep the nightmares at bay. Torment? Denials evident? She awoke in awakened revelation. Her troubling dreams weren’t what they seemed, they were … Continue reading
Buried somewhere in every problem is an opportunity. That could almost be an INFJ mantra. We’re all about self-improvement, but in the midst of the new normal that is Covid-19 there are plenty of obstacles to self-improvement, including anxiety and … Continue reading