Christa Miller

Dark Fiction & Children's Fiction

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 […]

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 […]