Wyrd West Inspiration Board

Where I Find Inspiration for the Wyrd West

As seen in

Wild Wild West by Kai Stacowiak

Graeme Portrait with Frame by Diane Morrison

Buttermilk Bay (Lightning) by Linnaea Mallette

Piper Portrait with Frame by Diane Morrison

Cowboy by Jean Beaufort (alterations by Diane Morrison)

Woodhouse Portrait in Frame by Diane Morrison


Futuristic City by Kai Stachowiak

Emma Pprtrait by Diane Morrison

Western Scene by Jean Beaufort (alterations in Photoshop by Diane Morrison)

Barkerville Street by Diane Morrison

Wesson Portrait with Frame by Diane Morrison

Cowboy by Jean Beaufort

Colin Portrait with Frame by Diane Morrison

A Storm in the Rocky Mountains by Bierstadht

Peacemakers by Jean Beaufort (alterations by Diane Morrison)

Marie Portrait with Frame by Diane Morrison

Saskatchewan Prairie by Diane Morrison

Haywood Portrait with Frame by Diane Morrison

The Gunslinger and the Desperado Drew by John E. Marriott (Text by Diane Morrison)

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Published Books

The Wyrd West Chronicles
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Check out all the published books in the Wyrd West Chronicles so far!



Once Upon a Time in the Wyrd West (Wyrd West Chronicles #1-6)


Gunsmoke & Dragonfire (featuring The Teeth of Winter (Wyrd West Chronicles #7)


A gun, like any other source of power, is a force for either good or evil, being neither in itself, but dependent upon those who possess it.
— Colt .45
It's a hell of a thing, killing a man. Take away all he's got and all he's ever gonna have.
— Unforgiven
He had always lived in the borderland anyway, somewhere between this world and the Other.
— Legends of the Fall
No matter where people go, sooner or later there's the law. And sooner or later they find God's already been there.
— Chisum
I seek righteousness. But I'll take revenge.
— The Magnificent Seven
The strangeness of this life cannot be measured: in trying to produce my own death, I was elevated to the status of a living hero.
— Dances with Wolves
Hell is comin' to breakfast.
— The Outlaw Josey Wales
Praise the Lord, and pass the ammunition!
— Anonymous U.S. Navy Chaplain during the attack on Pearl Harbor

Airship & Dinosaurs by Anonymous

Music Playlist:

Epic Steampunk Western Music (Weird West / Apocalyptic Western)

Book Trailers Playlist:

Wyrd West Chronicles Book Trailers

Sacred Hymns:



Desperado Songs:


Movies & TV

The Dollars Trilogy

Mad Max Movies

Pale Rider


The Mandalorian


Wyrd West Fan Art by Morley D. Greening


The Dark Tower Series

The Change Series

Little House on the Prairie Series

Valdemar Series

Louis L'Amour Novels


Wyrd West by Aaron Siddall

RPGs & Video Games

Werewolf: The Wild West

Fallout Series

AD&D Dark Sun





Once Upon a Time in the Wyrd West


Welcome to the Wyrd West!
Generic article | May 6, 2021

The Wyrd West is a post-apocalyptic Western Canada setting in which myth shapes reality. It's perhaps best described as a blend of Weird Western and Fantasy Americana, with dashes of steampunk technology.

Cover image: Wyrd West Aesthetic by Diane Morrison


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