Happy November, folksies! We have stumbled upon a problem. It's National Novel Writing Month, which means most of you guys are off on your coffee-fueled one a.m. word-sprinting-like-crazy writing projects, and that obviously doesn't leave very much time to read... unless you're like me, who's not doing it this year. Please tell me you are. … Continue reading Retellings to Read This November!
Happy Tell a Fairytale Day, folksies!! In case you didn't know, yes, everybody, February 26 is the day we celebrate fairytales worldwide. I say "worldwide" because technically it's "National Fairytale Day," but this is said by fairytale lovers I know from all over the world, so I don't think it's very national anymore. Anyway, I've … Continue reading Fairytales: A Legacy of Darkness?
So, it's the middle of November... and you wanna know how it's been like? I'll cut straight to the chase so I don't end up repeating myself over and over again, because I'd probably do that because we're all brain dead here xD But anyway, this is part two of the NaNo linkup Christine is … Continue reading Know the Novel Part Two // In Which I Admit That I Have Not Accomplished Much
Heellloo, folks! Today I'm doing the Fairytale Tag, created by the lovely ladies at the Fairy Tale Central. Because they're easygoing and don't have any rules, I'm going to jump right in, no strings attached 🙂 (As in no MINIMUM OF BLOGGERS TAGGED *breathes huge sigh of relief*) The Questions 1. What's an obscure fairytale … Continue reading The Fairytale Tag
At last, the time has come. I have no clue how long M has been planning this, but it seems as if she always meant for me to teach a lesson on the art of fairytale retelling. And as I suppose it suits the occasion, I can hardly argue. I was given the opportunity to … Continue reading Making Readers Cry: How to Write a Fairytale Retelling