About

**NOTE: I am sorry, but at this time my health and my overextended schedule prevent me from reading and offering feedback on stories. If you would like some writing help, please see Advice to Young Writers under Published Works. Thanks. :)

I'm Cassandra. :) Married since 1985, we have 4 terrific young people: a daughter (23), and 3 boybarians (15, 18, 20); we've been educating our kids at home since 1996. I'm a Christian, attending both a community church and an Anglican (Church of England) parish. We live in a small mountain village east of San Diego, California.

I love writing and reading, especially the classics. I have a Master's degree in English (Medieval Lit), and I write poetry, fiction, fan fiction, & I blog, too. I'm a former university English professor, and I currently teach writing, grammar, literary analysis, Shakespeare, & poetry classes both online and in the classroom. Also a freelance editor, I've edited several books including a new Book of Common Prayer.

I've been diagnosed with several autoimmune illnesses such as rheumatoid arthritis, chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, etc. I deal with chronic pain 24/7 despite powerful pain meds. On good days I walk with a cane; on bad days I have to use a wheelchair. Writing often distracts me from the pain.

Favorite writers:
~Chaucer
~Shakespeare
~Jane Austen
~Charlotte Bronte
~Edgar Allan Poe
~L.M. Montgomery
~Dorothy Sayers
~Anne Lamott
~Victoria Thompson
~Anne Perry
~PD James
~Abigail Reynolds

Favorite musicians:
~U2!!! Love my Dublin boys!
~Florence + the Machine
~Editors
~Mumford & Sons
~Lumineers
~Brian Setzer Orchestra
~Postmodern Jukebox.
(I often write to Big Band/Swing music.)

I am devoted to TV:
~Downton Abbey
~Castle
~Sleepy Hollow
~Forever
~Sherlock
~Rizzoli & Isles
~Elementary
~Criminal Minds

xxxooo,
Cassandra :)


Facebook Fan Fic Page: http://www.facebook.com/CassandraLoweryWrites
  • Location:
    near San Diego, California
  • Joined:
    5 years ago

Reading Lists


11 Published Works

Featured work.

Only by Moonlight

Social data: 46.1K reads. 1.7K votes. 1.1K comments.

Description: ON HIATUS--my apologies! Due to some serious roommate problems, Bella Swan has to find new student housing mid-semester and fortunately finds a room to rent in a lovely Victorian home near the University of Chicago campus. But a set of mysterious ci...


Other Works by CassandraLowery.
Weeping May Endure for a Night

Weeping May Endure for a Night

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Arriving home to a dark, empty flat, Dr. Edward Masen reflects upon what has undoubtedly been his most h...

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An Enchanted Evening

An Enchanted Evening

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A Regency Romance (in the time period of Jane Austen) taking place in a single evening. Will William and...

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Poems by Cassandra Lowery

Poems by Cassandra Lowery

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Various poems by Cassandra Lowery, currently including "Tone Deaf?", "second skin," "arms of an angel,"...

Advice to Young Writers

Advice to Young Writers

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I am asked several times each day to read the stories written by young writers here on Wattpad. As there...

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CassandraLowery commented on Postcards - Chapter 15


CassandraLowery
Yep, the drama definitely continues....
      
      One would think that James, if he has a brain at all, would not be "back" with Tanya while she is trying this hard to get Edward back. Unless she's paying him to harass Bella....
      
      Great twist and a wonderful story!! Thanks for writing for us!! :D
      
      I hope to get back to writing this week, too. I finally graded my final essay of the school year yesterday and am **DONE**!! There will be much rejoicing.... ;)
      
      Have a lovely week, m'dear!! 
      
      xxxooo,
      Cassandra :)
Mes. Lowery,
      I was wondering when will you put the few chapters of between new moon and eclipse , i mean no rush ofcourse due to your insane teaching and huge responsibilities but can you set a date ? or it is still out of hand ? 


CassandraLowery
Her desperation isn't just for physicality but for the expression of love it represents. Edward is still holding back from her--as is necessary due to her human frailty--but he is also holding back emotionally as well as physically, and *that* is what makes her desperate.  She thinks, as many teen girls do and have done, that having the intimacy and unity of a sexual relationship will end his "holding back."
      
      And besides that, she *is* 17, and he *is* hot! :P
CassandraLowery commented on Postcards - Chapter 13


CassandraLowery
Drama is happening...can't wait to see what happens next! And Edward is going to really get mad when he finds out.... 
      
      Thanks for writing for us!! :) 
      
      Warmly,
      Cassandra, taking a quick break at 2:30 AM from grading Shakespeare essays....