The Cursed Dance

Hello everyone! I know this post isn't about dragons, and I apologize. I had a bunch of work assignments assigned for this week and I've been trying to participate in NaNoWriMo, so I'm still in the research phase of the article, which would be easier if there was more scientific research, but that's beside the … Continue reading The Cursed Dance

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The Mirror’s Curse

So, if you haven't guessed already, I love fairytales and fairy tale retellings. I also love writing, so I have lots of ideas for potential projects, like a version of Cinderella from the Prince's point of view and a retelling of Beauty and the Beast. The full concept hasn't really formed yet, but I want … Continue reading The Mirror’s Curse

Mara’s Curse

So, for this week's post, I thought I'd share a poem that I've written for a fairy tale retelling that I've been working on based on The Twelve Dancing Princesses. Although I am aware that there are some good retellings of this fairy tale (like Jessica Day George's Princess of the Midnight Ball. Great book … Continue reading Mara’s Curse

Cinderella’s Redemption

Everyone knows the story "Cinderella"—or at least, they should. After all, different versions of the fairy tale exist all over the world. Today though, I want to look at the European version. If you've never heard of Cinderella, here's a brief synopsis: a young orphaned girl is enslaved by her evil stepmother and stepsisters, and … Continue reading Cinderella’s Redemption