Christa Miller

Dark Fiction & Children's Fiction

Coming Soon: Raccoon Rescue!

Three years ago an unexpected journey began when we found a small brown bird hopping around on our deck, even trying to get in our house. A conversation with a local animal sanctuary director revealed that the bird was a domestic quail, and that even if we found her owner, […]

What’s the deal with shapeshifting vermin?

In my last blog post, I wrote that the seed for this story came from a conversation with a friend, who thought that vampires were overdone and wanted to see shapeshifters, instead. But what made Theo a rat, or Emilia a raccoon? Without recalling the precise confluence of things, I […]