Sneak Peak! First Draft “Varkens of Ailenor” Chapter 16

Finally got down to writing thanks for a lovely little writing club meeting! It has been tough to get going on Act 2 as it required introducing all of the new party members for Hart and Brie’s first big mission. I finally got it down on paper (or Word, in my case) and it gave me a chance to explore the Blessed abilities a little bit further in the story. Here’s a snippet from the first draft.

“Atticus is Blessed and has agreed to leave his training at the chantry to aid us. Atticus, would you like to inform the others about your gifting?” Hart offered.  Atticus gulped.

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Sneak Peak! First Draft “Varkens of Ailenor” Chapter 10

Here is another little unedited snippet from my current writing-in-progress! A short scene from Chapter 10 of “Varkens of Ailenor:

“How is she doing?” Grimwald asked. He stood in the rotunda with only the True King and the Varken of Ailenor.

“Well enough, but she still has a lot to learn,” Heath-Varken answered. “Mentally, physically, emotionally. She has a lot to untangle before she’ll be ready.”

“But you think she is the right choice? That she will be ready when the time comes?” Galen asked earnestly.

“That’s completely up to her,” the Varken said. “We’ll see how strong her resolve is.”

Sneak Peak! First Draft “Varkens of Ailenor”

Despite the craziness of life, I am so glad for time to write!  NaNoWriMo certainly gives me more motivation to find time to write, and certain more excuses to put off folding the laundry!

Here is a sneak peak of what I’ve been writing!  A first draft of Chapter One of “Varkens of Ailenor”:

The Ulil savage swung his broadsword down with carefully wielded strength. The metal cut into the dirt of the Tearmurr. Brielle rolled away from his attack and quickly stood up again. She planted her feet firmly a shoulder’s width apart and readied for the brute’s next attack. The blades faced away from her, held with precision and freshly sharpened. She stared into the savage’s pale eyes, not letting the black war paint smudged across his face intimidate her.

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