Hi! Glad you stopped into my little corner of the web. I’m Chautona Havig (for those who care, that’s Shu-TONE-uh HAVE-ig) and with the constant press of the world around us, I try to provide an escape. Not just any escape—just the write escape.
Books. I love them– always have. From my earliest years, I spent most of my free time lost in a book, until one day I realized that I had stories in my heart and mind that I wanted to tell. Time passed, life, family, and work got in the way, and my dream of being a writer seemed to vanish into the desert winds.
Dreams are beautiful things, though; they never quite disappear. I began writing again, editing, writing, editing…more editing… and now I have over a hundred books in progress and a few dozen published. I write the stories of fictional people who have real problems, weaknesses, and triumphs. Through their stories, I try to share the Hope that is within me.
I live in a small, remote town in California’s Mojave Desert with my husband and seven of my nine children. When not writing, I enjoy paper crafting, sewing, and trying to finish home educating the rest of my children so that I can retire.
Please stop in often. I offer weekly giveaways for Amazon gift cards, free episodes of my serial novels, and even opinions about writing, characters, inspiration, and books I’ve read recently—also free!
- The Blog (News on releases, giveaways, and musings on reading and writing but no ‘rithmetic.
- The Characters (Since many of my characters appear in other books, here’s a handy but ever-incomplete short-list of where you’ll find them.
- Suggested Reading Orders (Many of my books intertwine, so I have created two separate suggested reading orders. One for a strict timeline and one for keeping series intact.
- Coming Soon! What’s in the works? Well, here’s where you find out! When books get close to publication, they’re moved to their own page, so if one you saw is gone, check the Bookshelf to see if it’s been moved or removed from the publication cue.
- Like Free Books? Check out my weekly serial novel giveaways and sign up for my Newsletter (right sidebar over there —>) for semi-weekly updates of what’s free, what’s discounted, and what’s coming up!
- Love Audio Books for those long car rides or while you work on projects? Here they are!
- Of course, The Bookshelf shows all works in print or soon to be in print.
- And finally, I love to get email. Drop me a line anytime. I usually respond quickly. Key word there: usually.
Disclosure: Links on this website may or may not be affiliate links and as such, I may receive small compensation from the retailer indicated. This money keeps me in Coke and chocolate and enables me to write more. It also helps me pay for the many Amazon Gift Cards I give away each week.