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…

Podcast Round Up – Women’s Voices

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…

Short Story – 100 Years

(Based on Grimms’ Sleeping Beauty) It had been only a single gasp of air that alerted her to the trouble.

Short Story – Holly, Out There

(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.