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.
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The Thanksgiving holiday has passed here in the US, ushering in a time of quiet reflection as I emerge from a difficult period in my life. I say quiet because I’m someone who avoids Black Friday and most of what … Continue reading
Despite time spent healing from a tragic event a month ago, I am writing. As I mentioned last week, it’s my therapy. As I’ve also mentioned, I canceled my ninth NaNo, both because I didn’t want the pressure and because, … Continue reading
As I mentioned in my introduction to this September series, I’m sharing my top five writing experiences (so far) in the hope someone may draw motivation or inspiration from them. Rather than rank them, they’re appearing in chronological order since … Continue reading
The title isn’t a typo or a trick to hook you into reading this post. This last week I literally solved a 20-year worldbuilding issue on the heels of two breakthrough moments. A two decade long snag? That’s right. I … Continue reading