A question for Hannah Costelle

Q: What made you start writing?

A: The people I always admired best were storytellers. Novelists, poets, movie directors, comic strip artists. People who took what was going on in their heads and created worlds that sometimes felt more real than the one I lived in. I was always trying to unpuzzle the secrets of these artists’ techniques, trying to figure out how they could make a scene or character so wild and funny and vivid. And eventually, as I learned more about storytelling, I stopped simply admiring the work of others and started inventing for myself. My thoughts went from “Wow! How did they do that?” to “Wow…I could do that.”


Hannah Costelle’s story “Cactus and Lizard
in Metaphorosis Friday, 9 October 2020.
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About Hannah Costelle

Hannah Costelle is a mystery and fantasy writer who strives to bring humor and intricate plot twists into her work. On a typical day you can find her reading books of every genre or hiking in the Kentucky woods.


Hannah Costelle’s story “Cactus and Lizard
in Metaphorosis Friday, 9 October 2020.
Subscribe now for e-mail updates!

October 2020

Metaphorosis

Table of Contents

  • Good Boy — M. Douglas White
  • Cactus and Lizard — Hannah Costelle
  • Lingua Franca — Amelia Fisher
  • Holding — John Adams
  • Tower of Mud and Straw II: The Adversary — Yaroslav Barsukov

Cover art by Caleb Costelle.

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