Ashley York

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#MedievalMonday16 Conflict and a Reader’s Visceral Response

It’s Medieval Monday and conflicts abound! Often resulting in a reader tightening her own jaw at the injustice being perpetrated. Barbara Bettis is quite good at causing this sympathetic reaction in her readers. Here is an excerpt from Silverhawk. Enjoy! Here is Lady Emelin’s first meeting with her brother since he…

#MedievalMonday16 Conflict? A More Than Necessary Element

Welcome back to another Medieval Monday. Writers may enjoy peace in their own lives but they thrive on creating conflict for their characters. Conflict – disagreement; clash. This conflict moves the story along. It makes the reader sit up and pay attention.  It cranks up the tension. Physical tension. Emotional…

#MedievalMonday16 Betrayal’s Last Stand with

Its Medieval Monday again but the last week for our Betrayal Theme. Today I share R. L. Syme’s  The Outcast Highlander, the first in her Highland Renegade series and it looks great.  Enjoy! EXCERPT: “Bring them forward.” The fat man reached across his table and picked up a charred leg of…

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