Dusting Off Old Tales: Sunday Summary

I’m writing a fairy tale retelling, and it’s got me thinking a lot about fairy tales. The archetypes. Their sheer endurance and popularity. We love these tales. We come back to them time and time again. When I was a little girl, Little Red Riding Hood was my favorite fairy tale. I used to act […]

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Fairy Tales: Not just happily ever afters

I love fairy tales, so much so that I actually took a class in graduate school that focused solely on this subject. Something about them gets me really excited. It’s not the happy endings. Because not every fairy tale has a happily ever after. Sure, in the Disney version of The Little Mermaid, Ariel gets […]

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