Tag Archives: #WorldOfOntyre

Reflections After Editing Bk4

Last weekend I finished the initial edit on Riparia’s Bk4 (#3 is a prequel that she’s barely in). Simultaneously, I completed the revision map that will kickstart my next editing pass when I return to Bk4 in the future. Book … Continue reading

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The Race Against Time

What drives us to write, or to create in general, for that matter? Not just that, but to do so against the odds? Those are questions that easily arise for me at the moment as they have in the past. … Continue reading

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My Project Safe Haven

Many people, if not all people, have their safe places, those locations, physical or otherwise, where they go because they’re more comfortable there or need time alone. I have a novel, one I wrote a couple of years ago, that’s … Continue reading

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Viewing Threads in Scrivener

Recently, I was in a discussion concerning editing parts of a novel where multiple scenes have close ties and would be easier to review if together. Perhaps this has been addressed elsewhere before, I don’t know. I do know that … Continue reading

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What I Write – Revealed with Short Stories

What do I write? Like all writers it’s a simple question on the surface and a more complex question when you dig deeper. Explaining is easiest if I use the four short stories posted on the website as examples since … Continue reading

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10 Facts About Me

I thought I’d do something different this week and list facts about me, some of them a little unusual—or not. Many people do similar posts that are interesting. Me? Probably not nearly so interesting, but we’ll see. Here we go… … Continue reading

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Project Transition

My transition from the end of one project to the beginning of another lasted nine hours, enough time for sleep and breakfast. I don’t take writing/editing vacations unless I have no choice. No doubt this sounds like amazing dedication, but … Continue reading

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A Found Family Mother

I’m close to wrapping up the first draft of Stealing Light and remain astonished at how the story has morphed time and time again. The core plot, the one I intended to write from the beginning, remains, but the emphasis … 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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