Monthly Archives: September 2018

World of Ontyre: Meldenphire

Oh how I’ve looked forward to this post. I almost wrote about the city of Meldenphire the first week of this series, but decided to restrict myself to Carrdia cities initially. It’s time. This week’s look at locations in the … Continue reading

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Essence Stone Rewrite Update

Time is running out. What time? The time I don’t have, but will somehow stretch. It’s the power of a self-imposed deadline. When I launched into Essence Stone I was rather casual about finishing, believing it’d go quickly, but then … Continue reading

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Polly Chromatic

They called her Polly Chromatic… To read the latest poem on the website please join me HERE.

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World of Ontyre: The Lost Hills

For a change of pace, this week I’m going to talk about a region instead of a town or city, one that figures prominently in one of my periphery novels, Torment Surfacing. The Lost Hills have played a significant role … Continue reading

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Tribute to Jackie

People can enter your life in any number of ways, influence your life likewise, and leave you struggling to express your thanks sufficiently. That’s Jackie. Who’s Jackie? My writer self would tell you that, at this moment, she’s my lone … Continue reading

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World of Ontyre: Sprawn

If there was ever a location in Carrdia that summoned shadows of the American Wild West it’s the town of Sprawn in the Wilder Hills. Mostly it’s a place where people go to either hide or die. Sometimes both. If … Continue reading

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There are Rewrites, and REWRITES

There’s drafting and there’s editing, and then there are rewrites. What I’m discovering is that not all rewrites are created equal. Sure, each novel is unique, but I’m not talking about content differences. Instead, it’s differences in the problems and … Continue reading

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Return

New life in each breath… To read the latest poem on the website please join me HERE.

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The World of Ontyre: Pannulus

This week I’m stepping out of Carrdia. Way out. In honor of the short story I posted a couple of days ago I’m going to touch on the country of Pannulus. Please note, though, that Pannulus, though enjoying a high … Continue reading

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World of Ontyre Short Story: Taking Flight

It’s a long time since I’ve posted a full story, but here’s a full-length Ontyre short story from the country of Pannulus. Off the northeast coast of the continent of Tremjara is Pannulus, a country consisting of three main islands … Continue reading

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