Christa Miller

Dark Fiction & Children's Fiction

Revisiting some old (fictional) friends

In April I blogged about going with the flow of some time-worn astrological advice to revise some fiction that had been rejected. With Mercury again in retrograde this month, while I got back to work on another dystopia that I’d started but never finished, I found myself thinking about an […]

June’s reads: Predators of various stripes

I admit: I struggled a bit this month. I broke my policy of being very picky about what I read, in the spirit of supporting other indie authors and booksellers… and ended up with a book I couldn’t finish. This is rare for me! Normally I really need to know […]

Writing my way through the dark

This week was one of those that feels like it happened two weeks ago. Was it really only last weekend that #MPRraccoon scaled a tall building and gave us all hope in the ability to survive through sheer tenacity. Yep. It was. Only a few nights later, Rachel Maddow would […]

The life and writing lessons of #MPRraccoon

If you follow me on Twitter, you might have seen some of my tweets this week around #MPRraccoon, the young female raccoon who scaled St. Paul’s UBS tower. Unlike (apparently) much of the rest of the world, I was not going to be satisfied with learning that she had simply […]