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.

One World, a Million Stories

Last week I talked about my Short Story December. Currently, I’m working on my fifth short story for the month. It’s all a part of my end-of-the-year treat and an enjoyable change of pace. After completing a novel in November, … Continue reading

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Dream of Cherishing

It was all she ever wanted… To read the latest poem on the website, please join me HERE.

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Short Story December

The NaNo dust has settled. In the end, there were 143,867 words written in November that produced a novel. In editing there’ll be plenty of cutting, but there are a few missing pieces, too. How long will it eventually be? … Continue reading

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Maybe, Just Maybe

In the safe confines of her lonely life… To read the latest poem on the website, please join me HERE.

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NaNo Update: A Little Self-Congratulations

The last thing I was expecting a month ago was that this blog post would be about achieving, about setting an insane goal and attaining it. Instead, I thought it’d be about my struggles to still be striving towards that … Continue reading

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Sometimes, It’s All This

You’d give anything for a closet and a closed door… To read the latest poem on the website, please join me HERE.

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NaNo Update: A Sense of Urgency

Early morning. Thanksgiving Day in the United States and I’m preparing to add to my word count until around noon when I’ll get ready and head off for a big meal. Yesterday, I made a couple of pies and applesauce … Continue reading

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A Simple Definition

Where…? To read the latest poem on the website, please join me HERE?

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NaNo Update: Loving Scrivener Themes

I’m—in—love. I’m talking about Scrivener Version 3.1.1, especially its themes. From a writing perspective themes might not be the app’s most important feature, but for someone who’s been in love with Scrivener for a long time they’re like the pie … Continue reading

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It Wasn’t Supposed to Happen

She gasped —and little did he know— To read the latest poem on the website, please join me HERE.

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