MEET CHELSEA MUELLER
Chelsea Mueller writes gritty, twisty fantasy and thriller novels for adults and teens.
She loves bad cover songs, good fight scenes, and every soapy YA drama Netflix can put in her queue. Chelsea lives in Texas and has been known to say y’all.
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If you ‘ship Rose & Dimitri from Vampire Academy, loved The 100, or are all about the morally grey gooey stories, this YA SFF romance is your jam.
It’s the season to scream . . . Prom turns deadly in this unputdownable thriller for fans of Halloween Kills and Fear Street.
From The Blog
Read “Andor: Real People and the Rebellion” in the latest issue of Journey Planet!
2023 Update: Giveaway and What’s Next
Let’s Talk About Fighting and Kissing Scenes
ROMANCING SFF: 5 Ways Fighting and Kissing Scenes Are the Same
By Chelsea Mueller
There’s significant power in fighting and kissing scenes. When done well, they’re often reader favorites. Look at how readers talk about stories with excellent fights or swoonworthy sex, and you’ll see them call out these scenes specifically. In books that bring violence and romance to the page well, readers may even praise them with the same words, using descriptors such as “powerful” and “heart-pounding” for both.
Write Like a Fighter
Need a character- and plot-driven fight scene that’s still badass? Read my advice for scenes that pack both a literal and proverbial punch.