Tag Archives: #WorldOfOntyre

Night Editing

She was editing around encroaching sleep, shifting words on an alphabet sea. Dreams. Visions. Fantasy. The lone surviver in a shipwrecked story, tossing words overboard in allegory. Fogged. Caffeinated. Solitary. How long before her wavering gaze failed to linger? How … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Daydreaming Anthologies

It’s fun to toss ideas around. Daydreaming is a part of this writing thing we do. Dream the dream, then pursue it. In my case, there are lots of ideas to toss around given my prolificacy. I blame it on … Continue reading

Posted in Main Blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

My Unplanned YA Novel

The longer I write the more often I unintentionally end up with a finished product that was never planned or bears little resemblance to my original idea. Others might argue that it’s some instinctive, subconscious ability born of experience and … Continue reading

Posted in Main Blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Kasaria

She’d languished in emotional oppression. When would it end? It was a question she always asked. She’d fought the longing, and longed to fight. Then it happened… waking with memories not her own and too many questions. Touched by magic, … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Worldbuilding A Dynamic Society Brimming with Story Potential

Sweet mother of all! Sorry, but I couldn’t think of a different way to begin this post. Summer has arrived. I’m walking and biking. I’m seeing the benefits of yoga after only three weeks. I’m back in Pannulus. Sweet mother … Continue reading

Posted in Main Blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Self-Examination in a Time of Historical Change

In the midst of colossal, historic events I’ve retreated, not from the news, but to a place where I could learn and reflect (and also continue lockdown). My reflections first focused on myself, but later on my writing. Was I … Continue reading

Posted in Main Blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Female Friendship in Ontyre Fantasy Fiction

I don’t always set out to write themes into my work, they more often come to life on their own. When they do, I subtly enhance them later. Female friendship is a theme that entered my fiction on its own … Continue reading

Posted in Main Blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Healthy Society

Live. Let live. Embrace and nourish. Release and flourish. Reap and sow. Learn and grow. Teach and distribute. Collaborate and contribute. Give and prosper. Give and give some more. A gift is what it is. The pursuit of happiness. A … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

We the People

We the people are in a battle for our collective soul, for liberty and justice for all. At the heart of the matter, are those trying to save themselves while saving us all. Black lives matter. Without that basic principle … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Teargas

She cried… that moment, a nation taking another step towards tyranny. It wasn’t because people protested for their rights, it was because they had to, because they were treated as the enemy in their own home. She cried… maybe it … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment