Welcome to the Fall in Love with Fairytales blog tour!
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At the wedding ceremony
the two sisters came to curry favor
and the white dove pecked their eyes out.
Two hollow spots were left
like soup spoons.
-- Anne Sexton, “Cinderella”
My foray into the twisted alternative fairytale was first introduced via Anne Sexton, and her poetry. In college, I took an entire class on fairy tales, and what a lesson that was. Do you know there’s an entire study of “Cinderella Syndrome,” where women wait around for their prince to rescue them? It’s all blamed upon the fairytale.
How wonderful for Decadent Publishing to empower writers, and many of them women, with the re-telling of these tales. Where the princess doesn’t always need to be rescued, or may the hero comes in another gender.
I’m thrilled to be part of the Beyond Fairytales line, and even more excited to Go Blue!
Thanks for stopping by on this hop. Hopefully, you’ve gained a little magic and belief in the Happily Ever After!
If you're feeling a little blue, we've got the cure for you in the Blue Book of Grown-Up Fairytales. The box set features my story "The Thief & His Master." Here's a look:
When Madeline places an ad on ThievesList for an apprentice, she wants more than an employee. She’s searching for her life mate. For only her fated one possesses the strength to overcome the life-altering challenges of the quest.
Feeling stuck, Sven drops out of college for an enticing job. Although the want ad mentions “discipline,” he doesn’t expect to find magic in the hands of his potential boss.
Sven’s world shifts to a new reality. He’ll battle danger and his destiny to find his true calling, and love.
Until next time,
* * *Make sure to visit yesterday's post by Jessica Subject, and tomorrow make sure to visit Cassandra Dean.
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