Fairy-tale stories, books, poems, and more

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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

Reads: 140

Comments: 5

Shelves: 2

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

Reads: 139

Comments: 4

Shelves: 2

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

Reads: 180

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: 256

Comments: 3

The Booksie Classic House

In a land far away . . . Read More

Reads: 423

Comments: 1

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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: 5009

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: 170

Comments: 8

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

A dual pov poem. Read More

Reads: 294

Comments: 7

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Reads: 273

Comments: 8

Shelves: 1

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

Book / Romance

December 21, 2017

Misanna, the to be wed Princess, runs away with her best friend and loyal guard Darian into new new lands meeting an array of people along the way, to escape her marriage. Read More

Poem / Poetry

December 07, 2017

Dream Dream. Dream. Dream. Dream. Dream... Read More

Reads: 497

Comments: 2

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Once upon a time, there was a playful fox cub. One day, when children were hunting fireflies, the fox turned itself into a firefly and played trick on them. But, one of the children had a big net for fishing. The fox ran away, but the child swung the… Read More
A fairy tale about a witch, a princess, a kingdom, and a deal made in desperation. Read More

Reads: 442

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Once upon a time, there was a fox called O-sowa. The fox was very playful, and often made mischief. One day, while a young man was walking on his way to a nearby town, he saw a very beautiful young woman. Read More

Short Story / Humor

August 21, 2017

Reads: 521

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Oops on the gender. The result is Cinderfella and the Fairy Godfather. Hmmm. Based on the original story. Read More

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