Author Archives: Ontyre Passages

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.

The Ice Between

A rose, it was what she needed to thaw her heart… To read the latest poem on the website, please join me HERE. Advertisements

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Every Novel is a Different Experience

What I’ve learned over the years is that all that’s the same about the creation of each novel is that no matter what I do and how I begin they never go the same. That’s the reason why I chuckle … Continue reading

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Vistanna Martavien

Illumination, or a raven’s stare… To read the new poem on the website, please join me HERE.

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Airships! Applying Magic to Technology

Way back when, the original idea for Ontyre was that it would be medieval world with axes and swords. Visualize, to a degree, Tolkien, but with female characters. I spent considerable time building the magic system and enhanced it over … Continue reading

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Second Glances

Desperate for love… To read the latest poem on the website, please join me HERE.

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The New Pannulus Map Revealed

I’m going to jump right in this week because I can be long-winded when I start talking about maps. The Pannulus map project I vowed to finish before January was through is complete. As I tend to do, I’ll probably … Continue reading

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Breathing Life

Branded with shame for living her truth… To read the new poem on the website, please join me HERE.

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Last Look at 2019 Plans

Here’s the last look at my plans for 2019 and I left this topic for last because it’s the one that’s haunted me for years and while I’ve made small strides at tackling the beast, I haven’t yet made significant … Continue reading

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The Dying Heart

She touched her skin, a place where once a heart did beat… To read the latest poem on the website, please join me HERE.

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Immense and Inadequate Writing Plans

I’m back to continue my look at my plans for 2019. I first talked about my short range goals that included fixing the Pannulus map and editing the Pannulus stories written in December, especially the Thornwillow tales. Tied to that … Continue reading

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