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Biographies

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Charissa Weaks is an author of historical fantasy and speculative fiction. She crafts stories with magic, time travel, romance, and history, and the occasional apocalyptic quest. Her favorite books span genres, from Outlander, The Nightingale, and All The Light We Cannot See, to Dark Matter, Daughter of Smoke and Bone, Bridges of Madison County, and The Humans. She also loves the short stories of Kelly Link and digging through four-hundred-year-old texts for research. When she’s not writing, you can find Charissa lost in a book. To check out her book lists, visit her on Goodreads.


Charissa lives just south of Nashville with her husband, children, two wrinkly English Bulldogs, and the sweetest German Shepherd in existence. She is active in the Historical Novel Society, has been named 2019 President and Pro-Liaison for her local Romance Writers of America chapter, and is a member of the Women’s Fiction Association. She is also the creator of Once Upon Anthologies. Charissa has edited for published and unpublished authors alike but has put away her freelance hat to focus on writing the story of her heart, The Traveler. 


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Charissa Weaks is an author of historical fantasy and speculative fiction. She crafts stories with magic, time travel, romance, and history, and the occasional apocalyptic quest. Charissa lives just south of Nashville with her husband, children, two wrinkly English Bulldogs, and the sweetest German Shepherd in existence. She is active in the Historical Novel Society, has been named 2019 President and Pro-Liaison for her local Romance Writers of America chapter, and is a member of the Women’s Fiction Association. She is also the creator of Once Upon Anthologies. When she’s not writing, you can find Charissa lost in a book.


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Charissa Weaks is an author of historical fantasy and speculative fiction. She crafts stories with magic, time travel, romance, and history, and the occasional apocalyptic quest. Charissa lives just south of Nashville with her husband, children, two wrinkly English Bulldogs, and the sweetest German Shepherd in existence. 

Writing Awards

  • 2019 Finalist, New England Readers' Choice Awards, Silver Heart, Novelette
  • 2018 Winner, Ruby-Slippered Sisterhood Make it Golden, The Traveler, Novel
  • 2018 Finalist, RCRW Golden Rose, Paranormal, The Traveler, Novel
  • 2018 Finalist, OCCRWA Orange Rose Finalist, Paranormal, The Traveler, Novel