New Menu Addition

My online fantasy serial is revised and now placed in the main menu on my website. No more scrolling through over nearly sixty separate parts to read it. Instead, simply Continue Reading →

Blind Eyes

Photo: CA Hawthorne.

Cubes stacked to the sky where many think they’re living and fewer are asking, “Why.” Blind eyes peek through blinds where the crowded are alone, for the unseeing don’t witness Continue Reading →

Last Word Before Dying: update

I’m presently posting a revised edition of Last Word Before Dying, my online serial. Too, each post will contain an entire chapter and each chapter will appear on the menu to Continue Reading →

Through Depression’s Eyes

Photo: CA Hawthorne

There are times when events overwhelm us and there’s a disease that spends every day seeking to do the same. The creek bed, dry and dusty before, becomes a raging Continue Reading →

Adding Mystery: History

Blueprint: CA Hawthorne

Everything you don’t know is a mystery. You know that, of course, but seldom do we consider the mystery that exists in the commonplace. No matter your genre, it’s a Continue Reading →

Beating the Prognosis

Photo: CA Hawthorne.

One life to live. For some it plays out as expected, though always there are bumps in the road. For others it’s cut tragically short before it’s hardly begun or Continue Reading →

Providing Mystery: Location

I want to thank you all for joining me, for this examination of mystery in fiction has renewed my enthusiasm amidst summer’s heat. Mystery adds tension and suspense to a Continue Reading →