Tag Archives: Ontyre Passages

On the Road to #NaNoWriMo

If any of you are doing NaNo this year I hope you’re checking your calendar because it’s close. Even if you don’t do writing prep, I hope you’re churning ideas in your mind, especially that opening scene. It’s best if … Continue reading

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A Touch of Witchcraft

Breathless. Phantom pulse. Her heart embracing illusions, a craving powering her thoughts. How could it be? A spell cast upon her, the caster knowing not what they’d done Witchcraft, to it she must resort, a potion for love, for her … Continue reading

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The Vampire Blues

No tanning on the beach or I’m ashes on the news. Undead, gotta get a life, I’ve got the vampire blues. No skipping down the street on a sunny afternoon. No pulling up stakes after they’ve run me through. Missing … Continue reading

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My Two-Novel Autumn Plan

The time is here, the time is now. That’s where my thinking is these days while I try to not let the moment become too big. I’m about to write two novels back to back, Riparia’s Bk4 (Aramon Daughters) and … Continue reading

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Pluvial Night

Runaway, pluvial night. Cold in her bones. Unwanted. Undone. Uncertain life was worth another breath. Hurting to her soul. PTSD in the making. Each step, each raindrop, another reason to kneel in surrender. Awakening inner voice. Unforeseen inner strength. Walking … Continue reading

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Transcending

She tried to hide, tried to be that peg for every hole, denying her heart, her soul, her truth. Templates were lies, erasing expression, erasing her life, when all she wanted was to be the true self within. True freedom … Continue reading

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Personal NaNo Prep

If you want to finish NaNo, if you really want those 50K words (or more), and if you want to truly learn what it takes to complete a novel, this post is a good start. It also has nothing to … Continue reading

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Anger Undone

It burst forth, molten hot. Anger! Every hurt. Every cruelty inflicted. Each time she was abandoned. In its wake, a question. Whispering waves. What was she doing? Reliving the past was letting them hurt her forever. The tears dried. She … Continue reading

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In This Moment

In this moment, no past, no future, no needs to meet, nor tasks to complete. There’s now, this space, this place, existing between the headwind and the breeze at your back. The air moving in and out, your lungs expanding, … Continue reading

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My Top Writing Experiences 5 – Disadvantage to Advantage

This is it, the final post detailing memorable writing experiences that were also significant moments in my writing growth. October is here so maybe these will inspire and motivate others, especially anyone considering NaNoWriMo this November. Thus far: My September … Continue reading

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