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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I’m trying something a little different this NaNoWriMo. I thought I’d share a little of my experience as it happens. Keep in mind that I only work part time in the mornings and live alone so my distractions are fewer. … Continue reading
Every year I give what I believe is the best advice for NaNoWriMo. Sadly, I also see the results of those who either ignored the advice or didn’t hear it. It’s actually quite simple. Plan. No, not that kind. There … Continue reading
It’s time for a talk with myself… Is it November yet? It feels like it given the way I’m racing the clock this month leading up to NaNoWriMo. For last year’s NaNo I wrote a sequel, which diminished my planning … Continue reading
My mind is in the middle of an intersection at the moment where they forgot to install a traffic signal and there’s been a massive pileup. I’ve done little but edit all year and it’s worn me down. A couple … Continue reading
Tumbling over an astonishing plane of existence… To read the latest poem on the website, please join me HERE.
Yes, I’m writing about a hat, my hat to be precise. The hat. I purchased it about six weeks ago, June 2nd to be again precise. In an unexpected turn of events I find I’ve become overshadowed by my hat. … Continue reading
Well, this week went astray in a hurry, which resulted in Thursday arriving and me not having a blog post written. It’s also meant I’ve made little headway editing Trust in the Forgotten so far this week. Even so, I … 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
In a violation of some rule that exists, but has never been seen, I find myself in the wrong place on my life’s journey. Good. Too, I’ll warn you now I’m going to praise myself in this post. No humble … Continue reading