Kindling Gratefulness ~ Mason Bushell #writephoto

“Come on! Light … you pile … of crap!” Malky was panting light an asthmatic, and despite the sweat dripping down his nose, he was shivering in the biting cold air. He continued to saw with his crescent-shaped bow, made of a stick and shoelace, drilling a second stick into a flat piece below. This was his bow drill firestarter and it was managing to frustrate him to no end.

Four hours of struggling had left him with stiff, bleeding and calloused fingers, unquenchable thirst and no bloody fire to show for it.

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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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