In Search of Flatmacs ~ Michael #writephoto


The water sprite moved stealthily along the creek bed. It was irritated and unhappy as it had been demoted by the fairy king for being so-called slack on the job. Its wasn’t its fault it told itself that the Queen had been inconvenienced by him washing in the same spot as the Queen had come to bathe in. Had it known it would never have been there.

Now it had been removed from an exulted position within the fairy kingdom to a menial task of finding flatmacs in the creek bed.

This job required it to scour the creek bed for flatmacs, flat stones used to heat the King’s bed. They would be heated in the castle fire and when hot enough placed into the King’s bed.

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About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She writes alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. Find out more at France and Vincent. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at and on Twitter @SCVincent. Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email:
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