Category Archives: Just for Fun

The Supernatural Fairy Tale Writing Challenge

One of the search terms used to find this site is fairy tale story ideas. I’ve been using fairy tales as inspiration for many years. I like using the formula: fairy tale + paranormal element = supernatural fairy tale. Sometimes I even give myself an extra challenge to help inspire me; a certain genre, a …

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My Favorite Fairy Tale Quotes

“I use to be Snow White, but I drifted.” Mae West “If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.” Albert Einstein “Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.” C.S. Lewis “Every man’s life is a …

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Fairy Tale inspired Flash Fiction by Dorlana

Beauty and the Beast + Zombies = To Hell With, Until Death Do We Part A fun little supernatural fairy tale By Dorlana Vann She opened and closed her mouth a couple of times, loosening her jaw, before she spoke. “You can’t be serious. Marriage is no longer something we can consider.” He stood far …

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Cinderella Inspired Poem

Dear Cinderella by Dorlana Vann Dear Mom, Cinders on your face and hands, so you said. Instead of supper you were sent to bed. No one to play with—No huge castle walls. Dined on the cold floor like one of the dogs. Everyday I must hear your sad stories. Really mother, they are getting boring. …

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Writing in Silence

As everyone is writing this month either for NaNoWriMo,  or like me, working on a work-in-progress, I’m curious as to if you must write in silence, listen to music, or need a noisy coffee shop in order to write. I’m a silent writer: no people, no television, no music. There are a couple of reasons …

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Writer Humor from The Carol Burnett Show

Sometimes when I’m writing/editing and changing a lot of things around, I imagine my characters getting disgusted at me and saying, “Make up your mind, woman!” It reminds my of the writer skits from “The Carol Burnett Show” like the one below. Funny Stuff.

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You know you might be a reality show junkie when …

You know you might be a reality TV junkie when you realize that 9 out of the top 10 shows you record on TiVo are reality shows. (BTW – all of them are competitions – so maybe I’m just a competition junkie 🙂 Since the TIVo DVR can only record two shows at the same …

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