To them, she was just a monster. A girl who refused to take her yellow pills — as if she owed society her complacency after the shit hand it had dealt her.
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…
I love, love, love audio-tainment. I find it an especially useful way to spruce up mundane tasks like cleaning, or even to add a little something extra to fun but silent tasks, like cooking or crocheting. Some of my general go-tos include: Stuff You Should Know Beautiful / Anonymous Sawbones Still Processing Mostly, I’m just…
(Based on Grimms’ Sleeping Beauty) It had been only a single gasp of air that alerted her to the trouble.
(A re-imagining of Grimm’s Rapunzel) It began with a peculiar blossom. The winter had been long and frigid and barren, but for a tiny blossoming plant outside her window.
The Calculating Stars (Mary Robinette Kowal) is a 2018 Alt-History Sci-Fi, set in the 1950s. It holds a 4.27 on Goodreads.
Saga Vol. 8 collects chapters 43-48 of the ongoing Saga graphic novel series – a highly acclaimed epic space opera/fantasy.
Thing of Beauty.
Object of Affection.
By droves of eyes
That break the skin.
I decided to return to Poltergeist in the atmosphere of 2018, to see if it holds up under scrutiny. In my opinion, it absolutely does.