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.

She Learned

…assist when their deceits stumbled. To read the latest poem on the website please join me HERE. SaveSave Advertisements

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Running Headlong into Myself

So, I find myself in a strange place in my life where I walk around and think to myself, Gee, this place is strange. I’m serious. Okay, not completely serious, but maybe serious in a strange and slightly unserious sort … Continue reading

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Born Without Fire

…and still the wolves were outside wanting in. To read the latest poem on the website please join me HERE. SaveSave

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Sometimes She Died

Sometimes she needed to escape the lies… To read the latest poem on the website please join me HERE. SaveSave

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A Life Thread from Birth

Threads run through the stories I write, they also run through my life. Some run for a lifetime, others briefly, and still others disappear and reappear and I have no idea where they were when I could not see them. … Continue reading

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There Once Was a Land

She was empathy and hope… To read the latest poem on the website please join me HERE. SaveSave

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Signposts

Looking back, that’s where she came undone… To read the latest poem on the website please join me HERE. SaveSave

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A New Project: Summoning Shadows

I took the plunge. In the end, I write for me and this is what Me wanted to do. The backstory story I started last month (and also finished last month) felt too comfortable to leave alone. I agonized over … Continue reading

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Vistanna

*A glance at my protagonist, Vistanna Ravinka Martavian. Half shadow, half light, halfway between a place that was and never was… To read the latest poem on the website please join me HERE. SaveSave

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Writing Backstory as Story

Backstory. In the past I’ve tried all manner of approaches, from making a list of points to creating a more formal outline to writing a narrative outline, which I still do for plotting. My method has now evolved again and … Continue reading

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