Catherine Hawthorn is a writer in her mid 20's, who prays in Latin and is in love with the traditions of the Catholic Church. She has the spirit of a Celtic shield-maiden, the grit of a bonneted pioneer, and the heart of a romantic. By firelight, she patiently mends plot holes made by her rebellious muse and spins tales of historical fiction and fantasy; and when the sun shines, she will be either found in the garden with a spade, the kitchen with a song, or in her old-fashioned bedroom knotting threads together. You can sample her writerly creations and follow the mishaps of her characters on her blog, The Rebelling Muse (, or follow her efforts to advocate for clean YA literature at Rebellious Writing (

I currently have two ongoing stories here on Wattpad.

Shattered Chandelier - A Phantom of the Opera fanfiction that plays with role reversal and behind-the-scenes drama.

Rose of Culmore - a "retelling" of the story behind the popular Irish song "The Maid of Culmore"

Both will be updated sporadically, and they will be rather rough drafts. One of these stories will be written during April 2020's Camp NaNoWriMo event, so stay tuned!
  • JoinedJanuary 21, 2018

Stories by Catherine Hawthorn
Shattered Chandelier by CatherineHawthorn
Shattered Chandelier
Jessamine and Kestrel are two struggling actresses that end up at the West Side Theater with a small theater...
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The Snow Dancer of Iclyn by CatherineHawthorn
The Snow Dancer of Iclyn
A Snow Dancer is ordered by Queen Bianca to destroy a contraband flower that has mysteriously appeared in the...
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Rose of Culmore by CatherineHawthorn
Rose of Culmore
It is 1845 in County Leitram Ireland and John Callahan has lost his crops to the cursed blight for two years...
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