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Cinderella (re-told Fairy Tale)

By Starvingwriterartist  (booksie.com)

a retelling of the Grimm's Brothers Fairy Tale that include Cinderella, her Mother, the wicked Stepmother and Stepsisters, and how Cinderella attends a ball to get a prince's kiss and a wonderful future in return. (Written April 2015)

Short Story | Updated Jun 30, 2015 | Reads: 22 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Fantasy,Fairy,Tale,Cinderella,Ball,Masquerade,Grimm's,Brothers,Retelling,Blonde,Princess

Red Riding Hood: Wolf Slayer

By Imsotiredofbrokenhearts  (booksie.com)

You all know the story. Innocent Little Red Riding Hood getting eaten by the mean old wolf. But what if she wasn't so innocent after all?

Short Story | Updated Feb 7, 2015 | Reads: 28 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: Horror,Fairy,Tale,Retelling,Little,Red,Riding,Hood,Gore


8: The Previously Untold Story Of The Previously Unknown 8th Dwarf

By Michael Mullin  (booksie.com)

Discover Creepy, the odd dwarf whom the others banished to the cottage basement for being weird. From there he affects the Snow White story we all THOUGHT we knew!

Short Story | Updated Jul 15, 2014 | Reads: 14 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 2
Tags: Fairytale,Retelling,Alternative,Snow,White,Ya,Twisted


Idiot Hunter

By Caitlin Wind  (booksie.com)

A family unknowingly crosses into windigo territory. The windigo struggles not to rip them limb from limb. This is a retelling of the story "Windigo" by Shlosser S.E from the windigos point of view.

Short Story | Updated Jun 9, 2014 | Reads: 14 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Windigo,Wendigo,Algonquin,Short,Story,Horror,Inner,Conflict,Retelling,Monster,Canadian,Native,American,Myth


Our Play's The Thing

By Rogan Wynter  (booksie.com)

Hamlet to my Ophelia. Modern day story of a harsh romance between two mad lovers.

Short Story | Updated Jul 1, 2013 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 2
Tags: Tragic,Love,Madness,True,Story,Modern,Day,Retelling,Shakespeare


Cindy Ashes

By Deblerg  (booksie.com)

This is a modern retelling of Cinderella. Cindy Ashes is a senior in high school, and the only thing standing between her and her dreams is her abusive stepfamily.

Short Story | Updated Apr 13, 2013 | Reads: 8 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 2
Tags: Cinderella,Modern,Retelling,Fairy,Tale,Cindy,Ashes

Severiah's Day To Remember

By Amberonwheels  (booksie.com)

Back in 1996, when I taught Sunday school, I wrote some retellings of biblical stories to make them more interesting for my students. This is my treatment of the story of the feeding of the 5000.

Short Story | Updated Nov 18, 2012 | Reads: 11 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Religious,Bible,Stories,Two,Fish,Five,Loaves,5000,Christian,Kids,Children,Retelling


Prince Pigeon- A Rapunzel Story.

By Junken6  (booksie.com)

Rapunzel with a dark twist. Rapunzel was a raised by a witch who so desperately wanted a child and must have grown up under the witch's adoration. How would she who grew up convinced of her own greatness react when told that she was a poor farmer's child, given up for some cabbage? Is the prince...

Short Story | Updated Sep 10, 2012 | Reads: 12 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Fairytale,Grimm,Classic,Retelling,Horror,Violence,Rapunzel,Dark

The Rise And Fall Of Dame Gothel

By Student And Scholar  (booksie.com)

This is a retelling of the story of Rapunzel. The story starts with Dame Gothel, the enchantress who locks Rapunzel in the tower, as a child. It is essentially a story meant to show her as a "good" character.

Novel | Updated Feb 1, 2012 | Reads: 37 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: Fairytale,Fantasy,Rapunzel,Demon,Sisters,Magic,Abuse,Dame,Gothel,Retelling

Vagabond Princess

By Dianna Greene  (booksie.com)

hi! this is not the title, i just haven't come up with it yet... and the rating is G... in the meantime. it will NOT remain G-rated, or at least that's what i believe

Novel | Updated Jan 29, 2012 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 3 | Likes: 8
Tags: Fairytale,Retelling,Ancient,Princess,War,Love,Betrayal,Traveling,Romance,Journey


Distorted Tales: Blood & Scales

By Gennipher E Patterson  (booksie.com)

The Little Mermaid wasn't happy when she found out that the Prince was in love with the girl from the nearby temple; who the Prince thinks it was her that saved him from drowning. So now,it's time for the Little Mermaid to take matters into her own hands.

Short Story | Updated Nov 29, 2011 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: Dark,Twisted,Fairy,Tale,Retelling


Handsome & The Geek

By Wildspiritontheloose  (booksie.com)

COMPLETE - "What are you going to do Alistair?" I smirk, "Go nerd on me?" He just stands in front of me, fists clenched at his sides. "Poor, poor nerd with no way to defend his equally geeky girlfriend." I give him a mockingly apologetic smile and turn to leave. "Poor, poor rich girl." I...

Novel | Updated Nov 13, 2011 | Reads: 15 | Comments: 9 | Likes: 27
Tags: Handsome,&,The,Geek,Beauty,Beast,And,Wildspiritontheloose,Romance,Retelling


Handsome & The Geek - Character Pictures!

By Wildspiritontheloose  (booksie.com)

Hey guys! Here are the character pictures for my next novel Handsome & the Geek = ) Comment if you would like to be updated!

Miscellaneous | Updated Nov 11, 2011 | Reads: 23 | Comments: 4 | Likes: 22
Tags: Handsome,&,The,Geek,Beauty,Beast,And,Wildspiritontheloose,Romance,Retelling

Babar: A Retelling

By Naima Karp  (booksie.com)

This is a modern day adaptation of Babar, set in my hometown, New York City. Though I focus on Babar, I was strongly influenced by Rudyard Kipling’s poem the White Man’s Burden which revolves around the concepts of doling out control and a self righteous sense of importance that is...

Short Story | Updated Sep 27, 2011 | Reads: 25 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Babar,Imperialism,Colonialism,Retelling,Adaptation,History


Le Belle - Beauty And The Beast

By Forbidden  (booksie.com)

A retelling of the famous story of the Beast and his beauty. Many of you know the disney story of Beauty and the Beast, but have you ever wondered what the real story was behind the animation and songs. This Beast is haunted by voices of the statues of his servants, whom were not transformed...

Novel | Updated Aug 1, 2011 | Reads: 15 | Comments: 3 | Likes: 6
Tags: Beauty,Beast,Retelling,Disney,Love,Romance,Kiss,Gothic,Horror,Haunting,Haunt,Kill,Dispair,Forbidden,Challenge,Contest

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