Tag Archives: WIP

Cyningsmere ~ Jane Dougherty #writephoto

An extract from the first draft of a WIP. For Sue Vincent’s #writephoto. Sue obviously knows this world well. It was evening when the little river narrowed as it approached its source, its course rapid, leaping exuberantly between rocks, singing … Continue reading

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End of the beginning ~ Jane Dougherty #writephoto

On a tangent from the WIP for Sue Vincent’s #writephoto challenge. I know, the stars aren’t out yet, I’m anticipating. The hills were white with a dusting of snow and the air was crisp and clear. Overhead, the sky was … Continue reading

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Light ~ Roberta Eaton #writephoto

I decided to introduce a poltergeist into my currently nameless Boer War supernatural historical novel. This is an unedited extract: “You may let loose some sort of bad spirit or phantom into your home,” Michelle repeats dumbly. She stares at … Continue reading

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Home ~ Jane Dougherty #writephoto

Well, I’m progressing with the WIP. The end is in sight. As usual, Sue’s photo slips nicely into the text. It’s more than a prompt, it’s a nudge in the right direction, a kick up the arse. Jon left it … Continue reading

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Ocean ~ Jane Dougherty #writephoto

I’m not this far on yet, but it’s helpful to sketch out a scene when inspiration strikes. Thanks Sue again 🙂 This snippet of WIP was suggested by Sue Vincent’s #writephoto prompt. Jon raced beneath the dark trees that towered … Continue reading

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Borderlands ~ Jane Dougherty #writephoto

An excerpt from my WIP, illustrated by Sue Vincent’s #writephoto prompt. The year was turning quicker now and dry leaves lay in deep drifts beneath the trees. They were brown, dull mainly, but just occasionally, Jon caught a glimpse of … Continue reading

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Tidelands ~ Jane Dougherty #writephoto

Rags of mist scattered, and a crow bird landed in a heap of ragged feathers at the edge of the clearing. Jon picked up a stone and aimed at the bird. Hrolf growled and Halli looked bemused. “What’s the maggot … Continue reading

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The last look in the mirror ~ Jane Dougherty #writephoto

My WIP is at the waiting to see if it passes muster stage, but this photo is so much a part of the story that I can’t help but write a bit that fits it. Thanks Sue 🙂 It’s even … 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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