Blackwing Witch (Chapter 4: Ungrateful)

Blackwing Witch is a work-in-progress but I wanted to share it while I work on the first draft. Please bear in mind that this is an unedited work, but hopefully you will still enjoy it! Image is a commission from ShadowDragon22.

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Chapter Four: Ungrateful

Wy woke up while the sun was still sleeping. She washed in a basin of cold river water and gathered her supplies quickly, but her mother was already up and working by the time she went for the door. ‘Leaving so soon?’ she asked.… Read more

Blackwing Witch (Chapter 3: Cursed)

Blackwing Witch is a work-in-progress but I wanted to share it while I work on the first draft. Please bear in mind that this is an unedited work, but hopefully you will still enjoy it! Image is a commission from ShadowDragon22.

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Chapter Three: Cursed

She got her supplies from the local healer, an old woman with a kind smile for anyone who wasn’t Wy. Her house was filled with plants and shelves of strange vials and the air was heavy with the scent of earth and flowers, a home that wouldn’t have been out of place for a witch but the healer always made it clear that she and Wy were nothing alike.… Read more

Blackwing Witch (Chapter 2: Wild)

Blackwing Witch is a work-in-progress but I wanted to share it while I work on the first draft. Please bear in mind that this is an unedited work, but hopefully you will still enjoy it! Image is a commission from ShadowDragon22.

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Chapter Two: Wild

Wy picked her way from stone to stone across swampy land and then deep into the empty wilds, where mist hung low and clung to the branches of the old hairy trees and rocks jutted up from the mud like blackened teeth. She tracked past wild cats that watched from the long grass with wide eyes, and beneath crows that cawed and cackled at her passing.… Read more

Blackwing Witch (Chapter 1: Sick)

Blackwing Witch is a work-in-progress but I wanted to share it while I work on the first draft. Please bear in mind that this is an unedited work, but hopefully you will still enjoy it! Image is a commission from ShadowDragon22.

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Chapter One: Sick

When Wy saw the dragon, her stomach clenched in fear and her throat clogged in pity. Because here, steaming under the scant shelter of the cliff shelf, half-obscured by mist and shadow, was a beautiful and terrible thing and she was bearing witness to its death.

It was a blackwing, all tattered feathers and skinny, scaly legs.… Read more