The Witches of the Blue Well: Thoughts on Writing The Winter Witch

The Witches of the Blue Well: Thoughts on Writing The Winter Witch

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by Paula Brackston
     
 

A captivating new original 20-page short story by Paula Brackston, author of The Witch's Daughter, "The Witches of the Blue Well" is the story of Ceri, a young woman in early eighteenth-century Wales whose grandmother always told her the magic blood of the women in their family flows through her veins. But when famine and hardship come to their village, will Ceri

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A captivating new original 20-page short story by Paula Brackston, author of The Witch's Daughter, "The Witches of the Blue Well" is the story of Ceri, a young woman in early eighteenth-century Wales whose grandmother always told her the magic blood of the women in their family flows through her veins. But when famine and hardship come to their village, will Ceri be able to harness her magic to save herself and her sister, or will her power bring about the destruction of all that she loves? With her signature enchanting style, Paula Brackston has penned an enthralling story set in the world of her newest novel The Winter Witch.

In addition to the short story, THE WITCHES OF THE BLUE WELL, this also contains a letter from the author, Paula Brackston, on writing THE WINTER WITCH, an excerpt from "Welsh Folk Lore: a Collection of the Folk-Tales and Legends of North Wales," an authentic publication by the Reverend Elias Owen, from 1886, on witchcraft in Wales, and an excerpt from THE WINTER WITCH, a beautiful and moving novel coming from St. Martin's Press in February.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781466832732
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Publication date:
12/18/2012
Sold by:
Macmillan
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
32
Sales rank:
44,708
File size:
2 MB

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Meet the Author

PAULA BRACKSTON has an MA in Creative Writing from Lancaster University in the UK. In 2007 she was shortlisted in the Creme de la Crime Search for new writers. She lives in Wales with her family.
PAULA BRACKSTON is the New York Times bestselling author of The Witch’s Daughter and The Winter Witch. She lives halfway up a Brecon Beacon in Wales with her partner and their two children.

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The Witches of the Blue Well: Thoughts on Writing The Winter Witch 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 9 reviews.
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It would have made more sense to add these 20 pages to a book where the topic was already covered.
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