World of Ontyre: The Lost Hills

For a change of pace, this week I’m going to talk about a region instead of a town or city, one that figures prominently in one of my periphery novels, Continue Reading →

Tribute to Jackie

People can enter your life in any number of ways, influence your life likewise, and leave you struggling to express your thanks sufficiently. That’s Jackie. Who’s Jackie? My writer self Continue Reading →

World of Ontyre: Sprawn

If there was ever a location in Carrdia that summoned shadows of the American Wild West it’s the town of Sprawn in the Wilder Hills. Mostly it’s a place where Continue Reading →

There are Rewrites, and REWRITES.

There’s drafting and there’s editing, and then there are rewrites. What I’m discovering is that not all rewrites are created equal. Sure, each novel is unique, but I’m not talking Continue Reading →

World of Ontyre: Pannulus

This week I’m stepping out of Carrdia. Way out. In honor of the short story I posted a couple of days ago I’m going to touch on the country of Continue Reading →

World of Ontyre Short Story: Taking Flight

It’s a long time since I’ve posted a full story, but here’s a full-length Ontyre short story from the country of Pannulus. Off the northeast coast of the continent of Continue Reading →

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 Continue Reading →