Art isn’t always pretty. And it certainly isn’t always easy. A brief update about what’s been going on lately.
Elizabeth Lim is a genius and I’ve already pre-ordered her next book. It’s a Wild Swans retelling, which is only one of my favorite fairy tales.
Is there a difference between myths, legends, and fairy tales?
Despite some technical difficulties this weekend, there’s a new review up!
As I get closer to finishing this draft of my novel (draft #5, for those keeping count), my focus has shifted toward beta readers. I’ve mentioned them a few times and lots of people I’ve talked to aren’t sure what they are or what they do. So I’m going to answer some of the commonContinue reading “What’s the Deal With Beta Readers?”
By 1843, Hans Christian Andersen was a well known writer. His 1837 publication of “The Little Mermaid” had thrust him into the international spotlight. His 1843 collection, the first volume of “New Fairy Tales”, included yet another popular tale, “The Nightingale.” Despite being less well known today, “The Nightingale” is actually a story I’ve knownContinue reading “Fairy Tale Facts: The Nightingale”
Dear Fairy Godmother, I’ve often been accused of being a ‘control freak’, especially at work. I beg to differ. I simply like things to be just so. It’s not my fault that other people can’t see my vision, but it often leads me to micromanage or simply take over the project myself. But I barelyContinue reading “Not a Control Freak”
I’ve got a new favorite author! Until next time, word nerds!