Fairy-tale stories, books, poems, and more

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A long time author finds a way to enter the world of fairy tales, until her desire becomes addiction and... Read More
A little fairy tale on why you shouldn't trust strangers Read More
I learned to read before I was in school thanks to my mother. This Tanka is from my perspective when I learned to read my first fairy tale. Read More
A Fairy Tale Contest with PRIZES. Rules and deadline included. Only 35 Slots open Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

They were perfectly imperfect together.| Pamela believes that her enchanted hair, a gift in exchange for her mother’s kindness, is nothing more than a venerated curse. The envy and greed it attracts has forced her to live under the protection of fortress knights. When it causes discord at Fort Daverna,… Read More

Poem / Poetry

February 02, 2021

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An alternative interpretation of 'Sleeping Beauty'. Cover image: pixabay.com. Read More

Book / Fantasy

January 08, 2021

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The Booksie Classic House

We all know Fairy Tales Like Little red riding hood but what if things were different like what if little red was a witch? and what if the big bad wolf was instead a bounty hunter who was cursed to be a werewolf? What would happen? monsters and mortals. humans… Read More

Short Story / Romance

September 20, 2020

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The Booksie Classic House

Cinderella's story returns. | Once upon a time, there was a little girl named Gallina, whose father loved her very much. But one day her father died, leaving her in the hands of her cruel stepmother. Despite the ill-treatment she endured, Gallina remained kind and gentle. Many years later, a… Read More
Red is a werewolf, and she loves the taste of blood. She lives in the heart of the Black Forest, which hides more than her kind at its heart. She keeps to herself unless she is hunting, and even then, she like to play with the hapless men who come… Read More

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This is extremely short and is the opening hook to an essay I wrote on the fey. If your interested in reading that essay, leave a comment. Read More

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Sleeping Beauty with a twist! “I love Dracogmagan’s character. She’s great: irreverent, mouthy and full of attitude.” DoctorWolf For once, Parsley's in the limelight as she and Dracomagan set out to rescue the son of Lord Thyme. But many things stand in Parsley's way; an impenetrable forest, a silent castle… Read More
A song i did around 2005-10 I think. Its a swing/big band style song about being carful not to live life to wild. Read More

Featured Review by Sharief Hendricks

"Nice one Penetentman... You should really try and get the melodies, and really spoil us... Loved it !" Read More

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
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

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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
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

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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

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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
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