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Snow White - a Review
Gram’s Fairy Tales version of Snow White differs greatly from the original. There is still a queen who is fanatical about her looks, a queen whose greatest desire is to be the most beautiful in all the land.
More Strange Manias
Here are more strange manias, each accompanied by a writing exercise. Enjoy!!
The Romance Genre
There is no better time to talk about the genre of romance than Valentine’s Day, the day when people everywhere celebrate their love for that special someone in their lives. What is a romance story? Basically, it is a love story between two people.
Rumpelstiltskin - a Review
Another of Grimm’s Fairy Tales that Susan Meredith has made kinder and gentler is Rumpelstiltskin.
The Action/Adventure Genre
Several different genres and sub-genres of fiction exist. Many writers stress over what genre they should write in. The answer is simple – write what you love to read. The action/adventure genre is highlighted in this article.
Little Red Riding Hood - a Review
Gabriella loved her grandmother very, very much. Visits with her included singing songs, reading stories, playing hide and seek, and eating special snacks. The grandmother loved Gabriella so much that she made her a special red, hooded cloak.
Homonyms from Away to Baling
Homonyms are everywhere. How many of these can you incorporate into what you are writing?
CinderElla - a Review
Grimm's Fairy Tales did not come entirely from the imaginations of Wilhelm and Jacob Grimm. They based them on folk tales told to them by villagers. The harsh, bloody, violent original tales have lasted down through the ages. Modern translations have softened them to some extent.
Manias have been defined as uncontrollable compulsions, desires, or urges. Are they uncontrollable? That depends on what you decide for the character you create. In the following article, I present to you 5 of the strangest manias in existence.
The Enchanted Flounder – a Review
One of the creative writing exercises I have suggested is to rewrite a fairy tale. Susan Meredith has done just this. She has rewritten many of the fairy tales full of wicked people and scary imagery to make them child friendly.
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