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.

Leave of Absence

This is a different kind of post, but one of my most important in the five years I’ve been blogging. I want to say at the outset that I appreciate each person who’s viewed, subscribed, or commented on my posts. … Continue reading

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The Missing Character Crisis

Crisis averted. In the span of a week I stumbled in drafting my WIP, dove into crisis control, abandoned the story (temporarily), penned a novella, and returned to the WIP. Strangely, poor planning caused the problem, yet it was advance … Continue reading

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Til There Was Quiet

*Be aware, save a life, remember that this is Mental Health Awareness Month. To read the latest poem on the website please join me HERE. SaveSave

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She Learned

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

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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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