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Review: The Sleeper And The Spindle

On the eve of her wedding, a young queen sets out to rescue a princess from an enchantment. She casts aside her fine wedding clothes, takes her chain mail and her sword and follows her brave dwarf retainers into the … Continue reading

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Local College Student Parodies Fairy Tales | Singles Ads

Hey everyone! Time for the final installment of snippets from the portfolio I created for the end-of-course assessment in my Literary Retelling & Impersonation class. Today’s pieces are singles ads and, while I’m quite happy with all the fairy tale retellings … Continue reading

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Local College Student Parodies Fairy Tales | Dear Fairy Godmother + Sports Column

This will be the last of my fairy tale posts for a while, I’m afraid! Don’t worry, though: I’m planning to post one or two more in July. In the meantime, I’d love to hear your feedback on these pieces … Continue reading

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Local College Student Parodies Fairy Tales | Lifestyle Section + Missing Person Notices

Hi all! Thought I’d share more of the writing portfolio I created for the end-of-course assessment in my Literary Retelling & Impersonation class! Today’s snippets include missing person notices, as well as articles from my make-believe newspaper’s lifestyle section. Ahhhhh … Continue reading

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Local College Student Parodies Fairy Tales | The “Snow White” Edition

Throughout the past semester, I’ve often talked about how much I enjoyed my Literary Retelling & Impersonation writing workshop. For the final project, we were to turn in a portfolio of our work throughout the course, consisting of both short … Continue reading

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Local College Student Parodies Fairy Tales | Read All About It!

During the first unit of my Literary Retelling & Impersonation class, we studied tales by the Brothers Grimm and I felt inspired to pick up a very old writing project of mine. We’re required to write one retelling and one … Continue reading

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Cinderella, Or The Little Glass Slipper | An Impersonation Of Anne Sexton (AKA Sometimes I Write Poetry)

It’s the third day of National Poetry Month and I’m three poems into my poetry-reading binge, which I’m happy to say has been so much fun so far! Today I thought I would share some of my own poetry with … Continue reading

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First Reactions To The “Beauty And The Beast” Film Trailer

Hey, everyone! Today I’m going to share my reactions to the first Beauty and the Beast trailer with you! I know it’s a few months old by now but I completely forgot to post about it back then. Also, I really really really … Continue reading

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An Interview With Sarah Prineas | My First Ever Author Interview!

Hey, everyone! Today is the last day of Thanksgiving break, so I’m back at school already and slowly readjusting to dorm life. (Everyone is SO LOUD.) We have two more weeks of classes, and then it’s finals week, and then … Continue reading

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Review: Ash & Bramble

A prince. A ball. A glass slipper left behind at the stroke of midnight. The tale is told and retold, twisted and tweaked, snipped and stretched, as it leads to happily ever after. But it is not the true Story. A dark fortress. A past … Continue reading

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