Christa Miller

Dark Fiction & Children's Fiction

Notes from the NaNo Sausage Factory: Week 2

It’s been an interesting week, to say the least. I found I struggled to write, in part because I’ve been tracking reactions to the US election and in part because heading towards the end of Streets of Abaddon, I’ve struggled with tying all the different ends together. I’m not really […]

Notes from the NaNo Sausage Factory: Week 1

One of the great joys of writing Possum Kingdom was the process of discovery it took me on between August and November of last year. It quickly grew into one of the longest works I’ve ever undertaken without a plan. I knew nothing about the characters or the journey they […]

NaNoWriMo is extremely f*cking nigh

Props to those who got the reference in the title! I’ve never participated in a NaNoWriMo. I’ve attempted it, but until now lacked the fortitude or knowledge to make it work. Things always got in the way: day jobs, small children, my own self-doubt. It’s arguable that I still don’t have […]