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Danny Kelly - The Fairy Finder

Part III

You will recall that the doctor was dressed in red, because of the previous night’s dinner appointment. Moreover, Dermot was a little man, and his gold-laced hat and ponderous shoe-buckles completed the ensemble, which Danny immediately assumed to belong to the spirit that he had been hunting for. 2,857 more words


Myths and Legends of India: Sita's Rejection

Found another tale for you, if interested, from Myths and Legends of India found on Pg 52 – 54: Sita’s Rejection

“The famous story of Rama and Sita did not end with the rescue of Sita from the demon-king Ravana, and their triumphant return to Rama’s kingdom of Ayodhya.

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Creative Writing

New Project: Snow White and the Real Heroes

Folktales (or, fairy tales) are a convenient source of inspiration. Adaptations of the Grimm Brothers’ tales are especially good at inspiring new stories. Whenever I read one to my daughter, I think of ways to absorb familiar elements into retellings. 120 more words

Books & Writing

Russian craft beer: Koshey the Immortal

The best things come unexpectedly and, let’s be honest, how many people would expect to find some interesting craft brews in Russia?

As I was on my flight to this fascinating country, I thought that I wouldn’t have seen a good pint for a while. 409 more words

Craft Beer

Granny, tell me about the witches

My grandmother provided the inspiration for my NaNoWriMo story. She’s no witch, mind you. But like all grandmothers, mine is special. She was raised in Siberia, a land where stories are in every fiber of the people that inhabit it. 338 more words