Tag Archives: history

World of Ontyre: Baris

Given events in Essence Stone, which I’m currently rewriting, my next choice of a location to examine is Baris. The City of Baris in Carrdia is a city best forgotten by characters, but it’s worth remembering for readers, for far … Continue reading

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Overlapping Journeys

For each person there’s a journey, and each journey includes technological changes. Think back. Already early cell phones look ancient. Sure, the changes we witness appear linearly, but the human experience is more a mix, creating bonds between different journeys … Continue reading

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Adding Mystery: History

Everything you don’t know is a mystery. You know that, of course, but seldom do we consider the mystery that exists in the commonplace. No matter your genre, it’s a powerful force and shouldn’t be ignored. This, again, isn’t huge … Continue reading

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Providing Mystery: Location

I want to thank you all for joining me, for this examination of mystery in fiction has renewed my enthusiasm amidst summer’s heat. Mystery adds tension and suspense to a story and you should be careful to recognize its many … Continue reading

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Colleges of the Senses: Asbray

Much in my writing life is changing lately. Last Word Before Dying, my online fantasy serial, is written and the last installment will appear online on July 8th. With my poetry collection, The Renaissance Cycle, published I’m now able to … Continue reading

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Colleges of the Senses: Lorne

Much in my writing life is changing lately. Last Word Before Dying, my online fantasy serial, is written and the last installment will appear online on July 8th. With my poetry collection, The Renaissance Cycle, published I’m now able to … Continue reading

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Colleges of the Senses: Horthure

Much in my writing life is changing lately. Last Word Before Dying, my online fantasy serial, is written and the last installment will appear online on July 8th. With my poetry collection, The Renaissance Cycle, published I’m now able to … Continue reading

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Colleges of the Senses: Meacine

Much in my writing life is changing lately. Last Word Before Dying, my online fantasy serial, is written and the last installment will appear online on July 8th. With my poetry collection, The Renaissance Cycle, published I’m now able to … Continue reading

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Colleges of the Senses: Vistus

Much in my writing life is changing lately. Last Word Before Dying, my online fantasy serial, is written and the last installment will appear online on July 8th. With my poetry collection, The Renaissance Cycle, published I’m now able to … Continue reading

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Parallel Roads Running Into the Past

There isn’t much that I have that ties me to my roots and often it feels as though they’re nonexistent given that I’m so far from relatives. Extremely far. My closest relative who’s of my generation or older lies at … Continue reading

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