Monthly Archives: August, 2012

Hansel and Gretel Inspired Poem


Since I am working on a Hansel and Gretel novel, I thought I would post this Sestina that I wrote a while back while experimenting with poems and fairy tales. The sestina – words are repeated at the end of each line – was one of my favorite types of poems to write because it was such a …

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Snow White: 15 years later


Check out this fun video from the Carol Burnett Show :

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Move Over Story #1


Hi friends, A few weeks ago, wham! an idea for a romantic comedy hit me, and I couldn’t ignore it. I had to start writing it right then. There are several reasons why this is odd for me: I usually have to be actively searching for a story idea – especially my supernatural fairy tales …

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Reconstructing Grimm presents Sherlock Holmes


The very talented and creative team, Reconstructing Grimm (They are responsible for the awesome cover of Supernatural Fairy Tales) has a new project:  “Sherlock Holmes and a Most Irregular Tea Party” is an interactive show in collaboration with Milwaukee Entertainment Group, written by Liz Shipe. The location itself, The Historic Brumder Mansion in Milwaukee, WI., …

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A Big Giveaway!


A signed paperback copy of, Silverweed: a supernatural fairy tale, is now included in The Darkwoods Trilogy Party Giveaway on author J.A. Redmerski’s blog in honor of her triolgy, which consist of: THE MAYFAIR MOON  KINDRED THE BALLAD OF ARAMEI (coming soon) This contest is big and prizes are still being added.  As of this …

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The Princes of Tangleforest Chapter 1


The Princes of Tangleforest by Dorlana Vann Rapunzel Inspired Contemporary Fantasy (Young Adult) Chapter 1 Although the girly-girl-filled lunch table buzzed with excitement over the cute new guy with the mess of blond waves, Julia Webster tried to ignore him. Even if she hadn’t watched Tanner Dobbs ride up on his skateboard this morning, she …

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