Category Archives: Ontyre

This is general information pertaining to the continent, Ontyre, that is located in the fantasy world I created for my book series. Here you’ll find background facts, maps, and diagrams that are helpful to understanding the world in which my characters live.

Passing Worldbuilding Through the Magic System Filter

Magic systems. They’re central to fantasy no matter what your brand of fantasy is. Writing down what you develop to keep the system consistent is advice I’ve stressed countless times. It’s equally important to use that system as a filter … Continue reading

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Is Riparia Dellbane an INFJ?

Is Riparia Dellbane an INFJ? For a long while that question has flittered about in my brain, but I’ve never taken the time to examine it—until now. Before I do, a few important points: For those who don’t know, Riparia … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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The Big Map Fix of 2019

It’s the New Year when so often we writers blog about our plans for the coming year. I’m going to do things a little different this year and break my plans down by project over the course of this month. … Continue reading

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World of Ontyre: Special NaNoEdition 2

It’s NaNoWriMo prep season and I’m revisiting select World of Ontyre location posts to provide a different perspective. In those posts I gave basic information about certain locations or regions, but this month I’m examining how my work before and … Continue reading

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World of Ontyre: Special NaNo Edition 1

Given that it’s NaNoWriMo prep season I’m going to revisit some of my World of Ontyre posts from a different perspective so you can see how fantasy location prep aided drafting. I’ve already shared basic facts about Transgamete, the Carrdia … Continue reading

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World of Ontyre: Meldenphire

Oh how I’ve looked forward to this post. I almost wrote about the city of Meldenphire the first week of this series, but decided to restrict myself to Carrdia cities initially. It’s time. This week’s look at locations in the … Continue reading

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