Dorlana Vann – Author

Supernatural Fairy Tales and Romantic Comedies … with ghosts of course.

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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