Whew! After wrestling with CreateSpace for a few weeks, Rapunzel the Hairbrained is uploaded! I am now awaiting my proof copy. In the meantime, here are my reflections on my CreateSpace experience.
Looking for a fun project that will also have an impact on young girls? I am a published fantasy novelist and poet searching for an artist with a whimsical and wry style to illustrate a picture book for 3rd-5th graders. I have received a grant from Indiana Arts Commission to self-publish my poem, “Rapunzel the …
Like Narnia, the adult who reads these fairy tales will find more depth in them, because she has more life experience. Take the retelling of The Gingerbread Man. In Verner’s version, he’s the “Runaway Man,” a backsliding Christian. The sing-song retelling has some of the resonance and tenderness of the parable of the Prodigal Son.
Special Talk at Living Truth, Oct 17, 1:00: Narnia, Sleeping Beauty, and Christian Takes on Fairy Tales
Here’s a short clip from the twisted fairy tale writing workshop I gave at Fishers Library (Putting a New Spin on Sleeping Beauty). You have another chance to attend Oct 7 in Noblesville! For bonus points, spot the Star Trek reference in the clip.
Are you addicted to fairy tales, but want to tell them your way? I did it, and I’ll show you how you can, too. In this workshop for ages 12-adult, author Sarah E. Morin invites you to: Uncover proof that people have been tweaking and twisting folktales for generations. Chat about your favorite modern retellings …
I received a lot of good answers to the question: “What fairy tale needs to be fixed and why?”
So which fairy tales received the most votes?