My works:
Mask of Bone - YA/Dystopian/adventure
The Dreamwalker Series - Paranormal/urban fantasy shorts with an overarching storyline
Bittersweets - Short stories with a dark tone
PIVOT - Contemporary with a bit of romance
Red Bird, My Friend - Semi-fictionalized accounts of raising chickens
The Wind Shifts - Rural Fantasy - Under heavy revisions

Yes, I take trades, but you'll probably have to wait. I tend to get bogged down and busy.

I do critiques too. I focus on writing mechanics, prose, grammar, point of view, pacing, etc. I'm not a big-picture person, unfortunately. Plot-level stuff isn't what I'm the best at helping with.

My basic bio:
M.S. Chavez writes a variety of fiction; fantasy, science fiction, romance, dystopian, fairy tales, dark fantasy, magic realism, contemporary fiction, and, well, you get the idea.

If you enjoy her works, please consider supporting her at
or purchasing her collection of short stories published on Amazon:
Tales from the Tower World: The Girl in the Forest and Other Stories
  • JoinedSeptember 3, 2011

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MS_Chavez MS_Chavez May 06, 2021 02:12PM
I'm so happy to finally be done-ish with my ONC project. Many apologies to those I ghosted over the lasts few weeks. I'm finally beginning to see the light at the end of the tunnel at work and will h...
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Stories by M.S. Chavez
Mask of Bone - ONC2021 by MS_Chavez
Mask of Bone - ONC2021
Zaketa presents a carefully crafted mask to the world; one of sharp edges, privilege, and bravado. Only those...
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Reading with a Critical Eye by MS_Chavez
Reading with a Critical Eye
Need some help with your writing? Have questions about what purple prose, dialogue tags, exposition, or other...
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Red Bird, My Friend by MS_Chavez
Red Bird, My Friend
I never thought I could love a chicken, but I did, beady little eyes, charming cackle and all. I started out...
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