World of Ontyre: Special NaNo Edition 3

Because NaNoWriMo fast approaches I’ve shared how planning was the building blocks to enriching my novels. More specifically, I’m talking about planning for a fantasy novel. For me that means Continue Reading →

The Visual Know: A Map for NaNoWriMo

Another year. Another NaNoWriMo. Another pitch on my part to inspire writers to pen their fantasy novels using a map. Yes, a map. Here I go again talking about maps Continue Reading →

World of Ontyre: Special NaNo Edition 2

It’s NaNoWriMo prep season and I’m revisiting select World of Ontyre location posts to provide a different perspective. In those posts I gave basic information about certain locations or regions, Continue Reading →

World of Ontyre: Special NaNo Edition 1

Given that it’s NaNoWriMo prep season I’m going to revisit some of my World of Ontyre posts from a different perspective so you can see how fantasy location prep aided Continue Reading →

What Do You Know, It’s NaNoWriMo

It’s almost time for NaNoWriMo. This will be my fifth, the first four successful. While not everyone plots, NaNo is a different beast. NaNo is sprint, and that’s assuming you Continue Reading →

World of Ontyre: Meldenphire

Oh how I’ve looked forward to this post. I almost wrote about the city of Meldenphire the first week of this series, but decided to restrict myself to Carrdia cities Continue Reading →

Essence Stone Rewrite Update

Time is running out. What time? The time I don’t have, but will somehow stretch. It’s the power of a self-imposed deadline. When I launched into Essence Stone I was Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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 →