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Elizabeth Hopkinson

Tam-lin

Published Mar 10, 2020 · 1,543 words (6 minutes) · 90 views

Fantasy Romance retelling fairy tale Scotland traditional

My retelling of the Scottish ballad about a brave girl who risks all to rescue the knight she loves from entrhallment to the Fairy Queen.

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We went to Germany for one day to explore some famous instagram photo spots. The first stop was Burg Eltz during sunrise. With no tourists there yet and this amazing fog covering the castle it was like a fairytale.
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Jude-Marie Green

The White Wood

Published Mar 5, 2020 · 5,047 words (19 minutes) · 34 views

Fantasy fairy tale hansel & gretel

With all the interest in fairy tales and lately HANSEL & GRETEL, I read this essay from SyFy with great interest. And I remembered my own take on this fairy tale, an example of a flawed story that sold to a decent market anyway. https://www.syfy.com/syfywire/the-dark-history-behind-hansel-and-gretel?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=hanselandgretel&utm_term=paid&utm_content=link_ad&fbclid=IwAR2Q7JbQqww1yulVVRaHCLJGmcw5EFMR7WP7aiFpom-38d7nY5UdG7HrVv4

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KJ Kabza

The Bone Flute Quartet

Published Feb 29, 2020 · 4,565 words (17 minutes) · 47 views

Fantasy fairy tale dark fantasy secondary world fantasy witches coming of age

Bretchen yearns to become a witch, but the methods of training to become one are occult and closely-guarded secrets. But Bretchen's grandmother has a few ideas for where Bretchen can start, and with her help--and the disturbing pedigree behind her treasured bone flute--Bretchen goes on a quest to uncover the truth of how witches are made.

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KJ Kabza

The Land of Stone and Stars

Published Dec 9, 2019 · 4,287 words (16 minutes)

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Crushed by the loss of his only daughter and last surviving family member, Jackrabbit knows what he must do: venture to the permanently dark side of his homeworld, "the land of stone and stars," so he can find his daughter's spirit among the dead and bring her back before she ascends with the others into the sky. But the journey across the extremes of the planet's habitable zones is hard and bewildering, and for Jackrabbit to succeed, he must lose even more.

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Elizabeth Hopkinson

Snow Star

Published Dec 5, 2019 · 154 words (1 minute) · 196 views

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A Flash Fiction Fairy Tale for Christmas. On Christmas night, the children gather in the snow cave...

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Ephiny Gale

Sickly Sweet

Published Nov 30, 2019 · 4,298 words (16 minutes) · 157 views

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A cross between 'The Girl Without Hands' and 'Hansel and Gretel', from the witch's perspective.

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As a gift my father restored this 100+ year old axe for me.  It may not see use, but it looks great!
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K. V. Johansen

Bold Ellensborg

Published Aug 12, 2019 · 4,234 words (16 minutes) · 1 view

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Another humorous fairy tale based on a ballad from medieval Denmark. Bold Ellensborg, fed up with her beloved's failure to return from a trip to the Holy Land, crews a ship with her maidens and sets sail to fetch him home.

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KJ Kabza

Her Echo

Published Aug 10, 2019 · 592 words (3 minutes) · 1 view

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When the Old Wise Woman of the Tall Bright Hills finally passed through the veil, she left three things behind--her Reflection, her Shadow, and her Echo--and granted them their freedom. But when they all espy a beautiful youth, everything changes.

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Steven Harper

Fair Vasyl

Published Jun 27, 2019 · 14,939 words (55 minutes) · 1 like · 290 views

Fantasy Romance fairy tale steampunk magic baba yaga

I was invited to submit a story to CLOCKWORK FAIRY TALES, which wanted steampunk versions of well-known fairy tales. I've always loved Baba Yaga stories, so a steampunk version of "Vasilisa the Beautiful" was a no-brainer. But I needed to add one more twist . . .

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KJ Kabza

The Color of Sand

Published Jun 20, 2019 · 6,973 words (26 minutes) · 1 view

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Exiled from town, Fairday is forced to raise her son, Catch, among the talking sand cats in the dunes and survive by selling the beautiful but mysterious stones that sometimes wash up on the beach. When Catch accidentally swallows one--and magically quadruples in size--Fairday must face her past to restore her son and rebuild her family in a way she never anticipated.

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