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New Born ~ Na’ama Yehuda #writephoto

He was born on a blustery night to a woman who huddled on the exposed slopes with naught but the protection of three wide backs to block the worst of the wind. The men crouched, arms linked and heads down, … Continue reading

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Home ~ Jane Dougherty #writephoto

Finished the rewrite. It’s in the lap of the gods now. Sue’s photo prompt is as apposite as ever. All has changed since Richard ordered the castle built on the promontory, but is that not always the way? Nothing except … Continue reading

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Embers Hot as Coals~ Na’ama Yehuda #writephoto

She could feel them. That’s why she came. Why she took every opportunity she could to escape the drudgery of sewing and hoeing and weeding and feeding and washing and threshing and mending and tending and all the multitudes of … Continue reading

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Indie Book Reviews: Part I ~ Diana Wallace Peach

Reblogged from Myths of the Mirror: The best thing about spending the last 2 months driving between Oregon and Washington, living out of a suitcase, and ignoring my bossy muse has been catching up on reading. Indie books were gifts … Continue reading

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Ambush ~ Jane Dougherty #writephoto

For Sue Vincent’s Thursday photo prompt. Another bit inspired by the WIP I’m afraid. The leader, sergeant or whatever of the Welsh bowmen peers through the leaves at the sky then looks at Art. He yawns theatrically. “When did you … Continue reading

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Redbreast ~ Jane Dougherty #writephoto

Another bit of WIP in response to Sue Vincent’s #writephoto prompt The pool shows her nothing; her robin-child has disappeared. Nor can she find Richard in any of the places where she has left a part of herself curled in … Continue reading

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Waiting ~ Jane Dougherty #writephoto

Richard’s gaze sweeps the horizon. No sail breaks the monotony of blue sea and sky. The morning is calm after the squally winds of the night, a good day for a sea crossing. Yet fear squirms deep in his gut, … Continue reading

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Judgement ~ Jane Dougherty #writephoto

Sue’s #writephoto prompt fits exactly what I’m writing at the moment. It might not make perfect sense, but it’s uncanny how well the image fits the story. The garth is quiet even though the walls are crumbling and cannot keep … Continue reading

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Roots ~ Jane Dougherty #writephoto

Sue Vincent has provided another image with her Thursday Photo Prompt to fit my WIP. Aoife had the pool drained and filled in, but the mound of earth never settled. It quaked and shivered, and she wondered if she had … Continue reading

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Epilogue ~ Jane Dougherty #writephoto

This is for Sue Vincent’s #writephoto prompt. Another part of the story, a sort of epilogue. I really must get on with writing it and stop paddling around the edges! The house is a fine one, fitting for the rich … Continue reading

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