Retelling stories, books, poems, and more

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She just wanted a life without poverty. He wanted to conquer worlds. She was beauty. He was beast. Nothing could stand in his way. He cared for no one and for nothing until he met... everlasting beauty. Anabella Torres works at a supermarket during the day and at a diner… Read More
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? Read More
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! Read More

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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. Read More

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

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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. Read More

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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. Read More

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

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**COMPLETE** 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… Read More

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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… Read More

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This is my retelling of the Sleeping Beauty story. A lot of people asked me to do another "Twisted Fairy Tale" after they read me retelling of the Cinderella story. So here it is! I hope you all like it! If you read, please comment! I love to hear what… Read More

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October 04, 2008

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A dark, slightly twisted retelling of the classic Cinderella story. Read More

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This is a novel I'm working on set in an alternate fantasy universe. The main character is, esentially, mentally unstable, hence the lack of flow and punctuation and that sort of thing when it's from her point of view. I have grammar, I swear! Anyhow, the prologue is basically the… Read More
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