This is the online home of YA writer Kristy Baxter. My stories have appeared in Youth Imagination MagazineThe 2017 Silver Pen Anthologyand The Binge-Watching Cure. I also write books about people made of stars, mermaids, monsters who really aren’t monsters, friendship, and sisterhood.

Want to read a poignant story about a girl who, after suffering a devastating loss, must find a way to face her new future or else lose herself in the past? Go HERE to read it for free, or go HERE to buy it in a lovely anthology featuring lots of fantastic writers.

Or…is a tale of love shining through adversity, set in a hardscrabble milling and mining town right on the cusp of a devastating natural disaster, more your style? Here ya go! And there are tons of great stories in there, too, ranging from a few words to novella-length. Enjoy!

To find out the latest, visit my blog.

If you’re a teen who’d like some completely unsolicited writing advice, I’ve got that.

If you tweet, feel free to follow me.

Or if you absolutely must get ahold of me rightthissecond, perhaps to discuss cheese or trees, here’s where you can reach me.

And if you require a picture of my cat reading The Elements of Style, I’m here to serve your needs.

I'm in ur bookz, judging ur grammar.


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