Posted tagged ‘nimue’

The Attar of Chervil: Episode One

19 March, 2018

Dracomagan was nowhere to be seen. Parsley and Sorrel waited for her, whilst Sir Peagreen stood guard. Eyes glowed in the dark greenness and a chill wind rattled dead leaves.
“I think it’s werewolves and vampires…” Parsley moaned.
“… and horrible beasties!” Dracomagan appeared in the gloom, leggings gleaming. She grinned.
“Can’t see there’s anything to smile about,” grumbled Parsley. “Is there another way round?”
“No. One path leads to a blind canyon with no way over it and the other way just dumps you in that raging river we crossed yesterday. So, the quickest way to Nimue, is through that.”
Dracomagan pointed at the green gloaming and led the way forwards …

This is the beginning of my FREE short story, The Attar of Chervil. The tale began in The Essence of Thyme and continued in The Oil of Sage but each story stands alone. If you’d like to read a FREE short story every year and sample some of my FREE short form poetry as well as getting a glimpse into my real life, simply sign up for my Newsletter at dragonscaleclippings@gmail.com and put “Request Clippings” in the subject line! (Your email will not be sold or passed onto anyone else and I will only ever use it to send you the link to my Newsletter).
A huge thank you to one of my collaborative partners, Elisa Choi, for her beautiful front cover for this issue of my Newsletter. For more of Elisa’s work, please visit her website at Harmony Thoughts
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© Freya Pickard 2018
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A ruby tear

16 June, 2016
a ruby tear will open the way
sleeping prisoner will be released
enchantment broken and true love found
they discover an empty castle
beyond the dark magical forest
and Parsley and Tym fall in love
enchanter remains a mystery
sevenling © Freya Pickard 2016
My first e-book, The Essence of Thyme, is available now! Check out My Books Please share and re-blog this post!
I’ve started making some videos about my writing! Please check them out at The Essence of Thyme and Patreon

Red & Green

15 June, 2016
red and green are the
colours of my tale
red for the shed blood
that opens the way
green for enchantment
that tangles the mind
a promise, a curse
can Parsley unbind?
© Freya Pickard 2016
My first e-book, The Essence of Thyme, is available now! Check out My Books Please share and re-blog this post!
I’ve started making some videos about my writing! Please check them out at The Essence of Thyme and Patreon

Knotted Spell

14 June, 2016
knotted spell undone
love restored and nightmares tamed
blood shed so freely
haiku © Freya Pickard 2016
My first e-book, The Essence of Thyme, is available now! Check out My Books Please share and re-blog this post!
I’ve started making some videos about my writing! Please check them out at The Essence of Thyme and Patreon

My first e-book!

13 June, 2016
I have an announcement to make!
It’s finally arrived…
Today, it is Here!
My first ever e-book is now on sale!
The Essence of Thyme (tweaked and tidied) together with a short piece about one of the main characters and many of my readers’ comments, is available in e-book format to buy, right now! Hear me read the opening lines at The Essence of Thyme!
It’s currently available at Amazon, Kobo, Scribd and Inktera. And I will continue to update My Books Page as and when other stores stock it.
I want to say a huge thank you to Jonathon B Hoyt for designing such an amazing front cover. And I also want to thank both Elizabeth Baxter and Elizabeth Leaper who encouraged me to make this story available as an e-book!
At $1.43 (or 99p if you’re in the UK) it’s a bargain! More information can be found at My Books Please share and re-blog this post!
© Freya Pickard 2016