Fairy-tale stories, books, poems, and more

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We know that every princess-hopful wants thier dreams to come true, but what happens when that wish is granted literaly? Madrigal is that young women. She dreams of love and the life she deserves, but when the fairy of dreams gives Madrigal exactaly what she promises, it is more than… Read More
A twist on a classic Scandinavian fairy tale. I wrote this back in 2018, and while I like to believe I've gotten better since then, I think it makes sense to add this to my portfolio. Read More
Once in a while, during low tide, a sea can throw ashore the small old boat. This boat is not an ordinary boat, but the miracle one. None knows how it was made and who lost it, but it has magic qualities: it is alive and it can bring you… Read More
Princess Lily thought of fairies the way some girls think of "bad boys." If a fairy had shown up at Castle Starling wearing a motorcycle jacket and a disrespect for authority, Princess Lily would have been head over heels before he spoke a word with his pouty, mutinous mouth. So… Read More

Featured Review by Rob73

"A fantastic children's fantasy book, that is well written. The characters are original, and the story is full of humour." Read More

A Grimms Brothers' inspired fairy tale about overcoming one's own pride and accepting the gifts that life brings. Read More
An article from my new series: The Myth Behind the Gard! This series explores the real-life inspirations behind your favorite Mythgard cards! This episode is about the Kolobok, with a section on historical background, a Mythgard original short, tasty recipies to bake your own Kolobok at home, and a decklist… Read More
The joy was tangible in the hut of the Sister and the Boy. Worriless as a child should be, the Boy wasn't really involved in the very process of weaving, sewing, molding and shaping the joy. But he saw it vividly: how the Sister was manually and wholeheartedly working on… Read More
It is easy to forget how gruesome some of Han's Christian Anderson's children's fairy-tales often were. (not to be read to your kids at night). - Another WdC award winner. Read More
Liam O’Riley finds a steal of a deal in a piece of property overseas, where he discovers a stunning beauty who lives in the woods. The enchanting lady stirs his heart strings and all he wants is to bring her home. Fairy tales do come true but as he finds… Read More

Tags: fairy-tale

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The The Imaginarium House

The challenge was to write your own fairy-tale; incorporating all the traditional elements. 1000 word limit. This story is also contained in the Imaginarium House Autumn/Halloween Collection 2019. Cover image: pixabay.com. Read More
This was my first round story for the 2019 NYC Midnight Flash Fiction Challenge. My prompt was Fairy Tale/Jungle/A Ladder. Three brothers journey to a faraway village to see if the legend is true, that a beautiful maiden waits at the top of the tallest kapok tree. Read More
This is a poem I am still refining to be used in a Beauty and the Beast fairy tale retelling I am currently working on. Thoughts? Read More
A short-story about a man thinking about the implication of a fairy tale wedding Read More
A friendly snowman visits the village of Sundial... Read More
A new take on a traditional fairytale. Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

This is a work in progress before I submit it for review in a course I am taking. Any comments would be helpful. Read More

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The House

If the Boot Fits: Part 1 You know the story: kind mother passes away whilst raising her daughter, father remarries an evil wench, father passes away, daughter is left to live with her awful step-family- The classic Cinderella Story... except, this time... there's a twist. Read More
Isabella Daniels is on a mission, that starts by borrowing her stepsisters invitation to a museum fundraiser along with a killer pair of shoes. If she can convince the board members to use her bakery to cater all their desert needs, then maybe the bank will approve the loan she… Read More
Almost a fairy tale, told in rhyme. Cover provided by Booksie's own Markie Bee https://www.booksie.com/users/markie-bee-223538 Read More

Poem / Fantasy

November 14, 2018

Reads: 315

Comments: 3

The Booksie Classic House

In a land far away . . . Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

As with most fairy tales, there are often re-imaginings and different versions to this tale. This is the most popular, and arguably earliest, version translated in English. Read More
This piece was written in response to a fairy tale-rewrite prompt. It is my take on Swan Lake, under 1000 words. Part of the Under a Grand Cap collection: Shorts and writing prompt exercises under 1000 words. Read More

Book / Fantasy

October 11, 2018

Reads: 6255

Comments: 100

Shelves: 6

The All Star Story Writers House

Think you’ve outgrown fairy-tales? Well think again! The Contest brings the fairy-tale Kingdom of Cyberia right up to date, with on-line match making, speed dating, cyber spells and, of course, love rivals. Meet the hard up King and Queen of Cyberia and their feisty, rebellious daughter, HRH Princess Eemay, who… Read More
Her skin was white as snow, her hair was black as night and her lips as red as blood... The story of Snow White as you have never seen before. Read More

Poem / Romance

September 12, 2018

Reads: 234

Comments: 8

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

A dual pov poem. Read More

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Comments: 7

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The Booksie Classic House

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Comments: 8

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The Booksie Classic House

The Wolf is not playing the game. Read More
A quite queer re-imagining of the original Cinderella story. Read More
The tale of the quiet and mysterious goddess of stasis has been told many times, across all the lands of Rainer. The citizens of Aviyar claim this to be the most accurate telling - but who can say? Read More

Book / Young Adult

February 08, 2018

Aiden is a cursed prince, robbed of his voice at an early age. Blue is a talking, telepathic fish. The two share an unbreakable bond. When Blue expresses the desire to become human, Aiden sets off on a quest that his fairly sheltered life did not prepare him for.… Read More
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