Author Archives: Kristen

About Kristen

I'm an author, a blogger, and a nerd. I read and write fantasy.

I’m a Happy Planner

I’ve always enjoyed organization and taking notes. The place where I really shone was school, because I was great at tracking many things at once. I worked my way through college with a highly detailed system that kept me up on my classes, assignments, work schedule, piano lessons, LARPing, hanging out with friends and a […]

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Review: She-Ra and the Princesses of Power

She-Ra and the Princesses of Power follows Adora, an orphan raised by the Horde. This evil army is led by Hordak, who rules the planet Etheria with an iron fist. One day, after getting lost in the woods, Adora finds a magic sword that transforms her into the titular Princess of Power, She-Ra. After realizing the suffering that […]

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Cover Reveal: Riwenne & the Mechanical Beasts!

Time for a makeover! I’m working with a new designer, MiblArt, who is creating all-new covers for my Divine Warriors series. Today, I’m revealing the first one, for Riwenne & the Mechanical Beasts! Wow, is that stunning, or what? I can’t wait to see what they come up with for the next one! They’re working […]

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Happy Mother’s Day

I owe a lot to my mom, especially as a writer. She was the first person to encourage me and she’s my biggest fan. I wouldn’t be the author I am today without her. My mom loves to read and she passed her love of books on to me. She read many great books to […]

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Review: Nyssa Glass and the House of Mirrors (Nyssa Glass #1)

Nyssa Glass is a reformed cat burglar turned electrician’s apprentice, settled into a life repairing videophones and radio-sets. However, when her past comes calling, she finds herself forced into one last job. No one has entered Professor Dalhart’s secluded mansion in almost a decade, at least not and returned to tell the tale. If Nyssa […]

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I Graduated from Physical Therapy!

After two months of appointments and daily exercises, my physical therapist told me today that I’ve graduated from physical therapy! I’ll have to continue doing my stretches and exercises at home, but I won’t need to go to more appointments. I’ve reduced most of my pain and regained a lot of strength in my hands […]

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Mapmaker, Mapmaker, Make Me a Map

One of the most important parts of bringing a story to life for me is to start with a map. I always get excited when I open a new book and find a detailed map inside. Getting a sense of the location helps orient me in the story. I want my own stories to have […]

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Review: Unicorn Store (movie)

A woman named Kit receives a mysterious invitation that would fulfill her childhood dreams. IMDB Link: Unicorn Store (2019 film)Director: Brie LarsonGenre: Comedy, Drama, FantasyRating: 5/5 stars I’m a long-time fan of Brie Larson, so when I heard she was directing her first movie and the word “unicorn” was in the title, I was already […]

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Writing Wednesday: Camp NaNo helped me finish a draft!

I’m so happy to announce that I’ve finished the first draft of Riwenne 2! This has been more than a year in the works, which has been difficult because of health issues. But during Camp NaNoWriMo, I not only met my word goal, I finally got to write “the end!” I’m not ready to name […]

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Meet the Author: My Toy Collection

I’m not just a fantasy author. That’s my favorite thing and my lifelong dream, and even when I’m not writing, I do spend a lot of time thinking about writing, reading books about writing as well as fiction, and talking about my books to anyone who will listen. But I have some hobbies that I […]

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