Happy Mother's Day!
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Sunday. Sample the work of a
new author. Read snippets of stories in different genres.
My excerpt continues
from last week in the first chapter of the sequel to my fantasy romance Bridget Bramble and the Wandering Elf. In the opening scene, the young witch, Bridget Bramble,
is carving charmed buttons under the fond gaze of her new elf husband, Vancele
I have not completed
the story and this excerpt will need editing. I’d appreciate your
You can read last
week’s excerpt here: https://auroraspringer.blogspot.com/2023/05/bridget-bramble-at-queens-council.html
sentence was: He answered her unspoken question, “’Tis the summons to the
“A council of war,” she grumbled. “Hen’s teeth, the councilors
will be yattering for the rest of the day and I’ve only made five buttons. Why
don’t you go without me? I won’t be much help.”
“Indeed, your skills will be valuable.” His long silver-blond
hair swayed as he leaned forward to caress the back of her hand. “Your buttons
can wait. Put away your tools, dear wife. Marshall Emrys invited both of us to
attend the war council.”
She retorted, “Your uncle made the invitation sound like an
sentences and a little more.
Memories swirled through her mind of the assault on her village.
The cruel raiders had killed her brother and his wife. They had plundered the
cottages and dragged away her neighbors. She choked back a sob and blurted out
the true reason for her reluctance to attend the council, “Oh Van, I don’t want
He wrapped his arms around her. “None of us wish for war. That
is why the Queen is holding a council meeting. She wishes to discuss what we
can do to avert war with Emperor Raglan.”
She wrinkled her nose and sighed, “Then, I must go to the
council whether I can help or not.”
“Aye. You must attend.”
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