Drafting Disaster! Yet I’m Smiling.

Failures, big and small, teach and yield inspiration. The last two weeks (HERE and HERE) I’ve talked about the process I’ve settled on (for now) to even out my initial draft before setting it aside. Well, lucky you, this week you can glimpse the derailment that helped inspire it.

A Little Background.
My rebooted Ontyre series was born in April, 2016 during Camp NaNoWriMo when I wrote Trust in the Forgotten (Bk1). Though I’d been planning to write Trust “soon,” writing it for Camp was a last minute decision. I scrambled and was, overall, happy with the draft I ultimately set aside and the process that produced it.

Cover: CA Hawthorne

Cover: CA Hawthorne

Then NaNoWriMo approached. Oh yeah! I was going to be ready. I was going to be beyond ready.

Yes and no.

There are plans that run out of gas and then there are plans where the engine drops while driving at high speed.

The first warning? I was…


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About Ontyre Passages

Alive and well in the Rocky Mountains. I'm a fantasy writer who also dabbles in poetry, short stories, and map making. My Ontyre tales are an alternative fantasy experience, the stories rich in mystery, adventure, and romance. Alternative fantasy? Not quite steampunk. Not quite gothic. In truth, the real magic is in those who discover what's within.
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