Dismantling a World

Nothing you write is ever truly wasted. A case in point…

Many, many years ago, when I was building the world of Ontyre, I envisioned medieval-like stories. The Tolkien influence was strong in those days (still there, but not quite as strong now). High, epic fantasy. Yeah, that’s what I was going to write.

Out of the starting gate I wrote some wonderfully terrible stories.

Along the way, I became bored with the world or I change as a writer or something I can’t identify happened. Maybe it was having one foot in the world of science fiction. Maybe it was Jules Verne. Maybe it was Wild Wild West. Maybe I don’t know.

Courtesy: Pixabay

Courtesy: Pixabay

What I knew at the time was I wanted to head in a different direction, write stories that…


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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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