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.

Dee is for Depression

I might get some backlash on this, I don’t know. It doesn’t matter. I’m in a place right now where I’m not really worried about it. Writing this is a struggle, but I’m hoping it’s therapeutic. In other words, I’m … Continue reading

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Writing Answers

Tumbling over an astonishing plane of existence… To read the latest poem on the website, please join me HERE.

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The Hat

Yes, I’m writing about a hat, my hat to be precise. The hat. I purchased it about six weeks ago, June 2nd to be again precise. In an unexpected turn of events I find I’ve become overshadowed by my hat. … Continue reading

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Worldbuilder

It was her world, that made it special… To read the latest poem on the website, please join me HERE.

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The Power of Story Memories

Memories. In a story they serve many purposes. Often they’re backstory, but if presented just right they work as mysteries. They can also be a window into a character’s heart, mind, and soul. There’s another aspect, though. As I’ve advanced … Continue reading

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If it Must Be

Loneliness swept into the room when she wasn’t looking… To read the latest poem on the website, please join me HERE.

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One Location Leads to Another and Back Again

It’s amazing the strange routes my mind takes on the way to exploring a part of my world. Back in November, 2015, and after finishing my second NaNo project, I launched into writing short stories. They’d finally clicked for me … Continue reading

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A Small Dark Place

It was something she did… To read the latest poem on the website, please join me HERE.

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I’m Cancer Free (Get Checked!)

I’m cancer free. I’ll add another word to that statement: now. That extra word is especially significant because until ten days ago I thought the original statement applied to me and I had no idea that for the last year—I … Continue reading

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Holding Hope

Impossibility was everywhere… To read the latest poem on the website, please join me HERE.

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