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Magic Bitter, Magic Sweet by Charlie N. Holmberg @CNHolmberg #47North

Magic Bitter, Magic Sweet surprised me.

I expected a mere fairy tale about a girl that could infuse her baked goods with emotions for those that eat them. 138 more words


Modern Dragon

I’ve been busy lately, working of the first draft of In Numina – the second full-length Felix mystery.¬†Which means that whenever I have time to write, I concentrate on that. 559 more words


The Light of Dawn

This is an original fairy tale I wrote for my English class. It follows the general fairy tale pattern that we learned in class which involves family dysfunction, leaving the situation, making it though “the forest”, encountering a guide who helps, and returning home to destroy or restore the old system. 3,150 more words

Fairy Tales

Review: Lud-in-the-Mist

“There’s no bogey from over the hills that scares one like Time.”

Hope Mirlees

Lud-in-the-Mist is a recently rediscovered example of a tradition of English fantasy comprehensively overwritten by Tolkien and Lewis’ Christian-allegorical epics, and so it seems a shame to write about it only with regards to those works. 573 more words

Fairy Folk Myth in Daily Lives

And my reading for the return trip is chosen…. #DorothyMustDie by @daniellempaige . #fairyfolkmyth #readharder #readharder2016 via Instagram http://ift.tt/1VqFZAD

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The Darker Side of the Mirror: Why Fairy Tales Need Witches

The Darker Side of the Mirror: Why Fairy Tales Need Witches

By Derek Newman-Stille

Everyone has glowing things to say about figures like the fairy godmother who helps someone out by bringing them blessings, but what about those figures from the candy houses, the lonely castles, or the dark woods? 298 more words

Fairy Tales

Six Word Story: Cinderella

This was a assignment in creative writing in which we had a tell a story in just six words. It had to have a plot or a beginning, middle, and end with a conflict and resolution. 68 more words

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