I'm so excited to announce that my short story, "Rebecca Kills the Beast," will be included in the upcoming anthology, Chrysalis. Chrysalis is a collection of fairy tales about transformation, overcoming obstacles, and character growth. In "Rebecca Kills the Beast," the daughter of a widowed merchant agrees to be sold to a charming King, only… Continue reading Chrysalis: A Fairy Tale Anthology
Critical Analysis – Briar Rose / Sleeping Beauty
As part of my Grimm Project, I have been slowly going through the original Grimm's tales and writing my own re-imaginings. The motivation behind this is not only that I love a haunting fairy tale, but that I want to consider the added layer of darkness inherent to these stories because of tropes and conceits… Continue reading Critical Analysis – Briar Rose / Sleeping Beauty
Book Review – The Hazel Wood (Melissa Albert)
Life never turns out how you imagine it will when you’re young. Everything is smaller than you think, or too big. It all smells a little funny and fits like somebody else’s shirt.
Short Story – 100 Years
(Based on Grimms' Sleeping Beauty) It had been only a single gasp of air that alerted her to the trouble.
Book Review – Heartless (Marissa Meyer)
Following her Lunar Chronicles series, Marissa Meyer released Heartless, an origin tale for The Queen of Hearts from the Alice in Wonderland world. It currently holds a 4.06 on Goodreads. This is a review of the audiobook, performed by Rebecca Soler.
Narrative Poem – The Tale of the Tail
The Rain had begun on the first day of her Reign.