World of Ontyre: Magic Basics

The World of Ontyre. Over the years on this blog I’ve not spoken of it as much as one might expect. Much of the reason was I didn’t want to Continue Reading →


*This poem is inspired by my series’ protagonist, Riparia Dellbane. It touches on her origins… A child of the riverbank, of the river, the Sentinel, it was called. In a Continue Reading →

What IS in a Name?

Truly big decisions are sometimes a long time coming and none is bigger than the name of a series’ protagonist. She, or he, is the series’ fictitious face of the Continue Reading →

January Map Update: Glorious Madness!

I’m giddy! Why? Becaise it’s time to talk maps. Since I started scheduling at least one hour per day to work on the Tremjara map the progress has been astonishing, Continue Reading →


Her fingertips poised above the keyboard hovering… a tentative touch here, a poke there, a word formed, and then another, a string, a chain, sentences appeared… a gateway to a Continue Reading →

The Year of Getting Organized

Perhaps others wait until the new year to talk about the upcoming year, but I’m going to talk it now so I pass the starting line at a run come Continue Reading →