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Used to chew on rags and soot

Then Ella’s prince came set us free

Now we chew on royal rugs

…..Ella’s friends :)

A young fairy called Hilda lived with her stepfather… 909 more words


Anne J. reblogged this on I think, I say, I do and commented:

I am never let down by the creativity and talent of my fellow bloggers/writers. This is such a fresh take on the Cinderella story and so heart-warming.

This is the newest submission for our Cinderella Anthology Project.

Thank you, Aweni, for this awesome Cinderella story.

Writing short to write long...

You know the feeling you get when you learn how to do something you’ve tried to master since you were a kid? I have these files in my room – manila folders full of yellowed notebook paper, stories I’d written as a teenager. 499 more words


A Flash Fiction Competition

What are you writing?

All entries eligible for paid print publication.


Short Shorts Flash Fiction Competition is open to all new, emerging, and established writers. 184 more words


Songs As Stories: The Man

*Inspired by the song “The Man” by Aloe Blacc

In the beginning of what most believed in their heart of hearts to be the End of Days, there was… 736 more words


Lights #FlashFiction #CinderellaMythmakers

I have to admit that I went through a love of the Cinderella-folktale in August last year and wrote quite a few stories… So I decided to spruce one up (you can read the original version… 585 more words


Anne J. reblogged this on I think, I say, I do and commented:

Because the story doesn't end at the wedding...

This is another excellent entry for our Cinderella Anthology Project; a superb flash fiction!

A quick read that is as enjoyable a read as a full short story.

Thank you so much, Ronel! It sounds like an opportunity to go beyond and be awesome after the old last words, "And they lived happily ever after!" :)

Cinderella Anthology Project

Ronel as the inspiration, Theresa came up with our hash tag for our anthology project - #CinderellaMythmakers! Isn't that awesome?

Thank you so much, ladies!

And thank you to those of you who have already posted your own Cinderella stories and/or poems. For the entries so far, click here.

If you're a short story writer or a poet and you'd like to participate, the guidelines are found here.

You have until the end of this month to submit your entry. It is truly exciting so don't miss out. It's quite fun, too!

Writing Short Stories: Beginning with Character

In my short story writing classes this year, I started a new approach that’s working wonders. We started with creating the main character, the protagonist and giving that character a problem. 450 more words

Philippine 'Cinderella'

No, not me. Wait! Could I be…? :)

It’s my Friday Fiction and I’m writing supposed to be writing a short story but because I didn’t do my research before today, I am stuck – googling! 317 more words