Fairy-tale stories, books, poems, and more

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Featured Review by LE. Berry

"Why the old fairy tales still have relevance. Some really good modern twists in the piece John. " Read More

When Angeline married Nathan Snyder, it was supposed to give her the perfect life. Her dream was shattered the first time her husband laid a hand on her, showing her that the life she'd married into was going to be anything but perfect. Now a twenty-five-year-old pastry chef, Angeline reaches… Read More
A modern twist on a classic tale… Mable Lawrence doesn’t think she has what it takes to be a heroine. She’s often felt inadequate compared to her two beautiful, successful older sisters. But she sacrificed her future to care for their ailing father, and she’s fine with that, for the… Read More
Maron and Juno are fishing when they see Blood in the Water. Listen to this story on Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts: https://open.spotify.com/episode/2GUe8lGaRhVxPSOo5lEkRv Photo by @yukato on Unsplash. Read More
Once upon a time, a very clever merchant fell afoul of a nasty, brutish ogre with two heads… Will his cleverness be enough to help him escape an unpleasant fate? A fairy tale with a moral message. Read More

Reads: 410

Comments: 2

Shelves: 3

The Booksie Classic House

A tale from the world of Soyl regarding its creation and the fall of ones destined for starlight. Read More

Featured Review by bill eckel

"Well now, that was an interesting take." Read More

Reads: 930

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Come enter into another world where Magyck is tangible and the Wyrd alive. A world of various Realms where actions in one impact another, and the Laws of Nature and Magyck cannot be changed. Within the world of Uraynëa there is a Queen of Fury would would dare to break… Read More
The first six lines are two haiku telling of the cycle all writers face. --- All others are me having fun with senryu poems. Read More

Short Story / Fantasy

December 21, 2021

Reads: 174

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A fairy-tale style short story about tempting luck. Read More
The tailors' guild won't let Liz join, and she can't get work as a seamstress without them. Brandy is feeling pressured into marrying a merchant sooner than she'd like. Liz thinks she has an idea that can help them both. Read More

Reads: 338

Comments: 6

Shelves: 2

The Review Chain House

A tale from the world of Soyl, wherein the fabled hero Vaela faces the end of his world. Read More

Featured Review by roguestryker

"Beautiful sense of imagery, the words really come to life!" Read More

Publishers responding to Fairy Tale submissions Read More
Princess Jenny was cursed by a wicked fairy at her naming ceremony ten days after her birth not to know love. A good fairy declared that Princess Jenny would indeed know love. Prince Michael met Princess Jenny at her 12th birthday ball and fell in love with her. A few… Read More

Short Story / Fantasy

September 25, 2021

Reads: 299

Comments: 6

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Micro-fiction that I'm cross-posting from the blog. The story of a little girl who passes by a mysterious cave on her walks to school. Read More
This is a retelling of the Brother’s Grimm “The Water Nixie” in my style. Read More
Just a little story in rhyme. Read More

Reads: 287

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

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

Reads: 2210

Comments: 2

Shelves: 3

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

Reads: 243

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Reads: 353

Comments: 5

The Booksie Classic House

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

Book / Fantasy

January 08, 2021

Reads: 633

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

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

Reads: 460

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

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

Tags: fairy-tale

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
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
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