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Half of the ingredients have been added to the Potion.

Hi friends, My serialized story, POTION: a witchy fairy tale reimagined, is now at the halfway point. My girls (Marilyn, Snow white, and Wonder Woman) helped me with the final edits of Episode 25: Two ounces of Five-Day Old Confusion Powder, which is now live. I plan on publishing 25 more episodes over the next …

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One Golden Slipper has been added to the Potion

Hi Friends, I now have 23 episodes of Potion ready to read. The latest one, One Golden Slipper. Here is what the story is all about: A witchy fairy tale reimagined – Lucas and Melrose survived their not-so-fairy-tale childhood and are now trying to live a normal life. But the teens’ dark past is summoned …

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Short Story inspired by Alice’s Adventure in Wonderland.

Nora ran, dodging trees and paying no mind to the twigs that scraped her bare arms and legs from shoulder to thigh. Once in a while, the high afternoon sun shone through the density of the woods, and she knew she had better hurry. When she reached the beach, she admired all her sisters who …

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Episodes of “Potion” coming to Kindle Vella

Amazon will be launching Kindle Vella in July 2021. Readers will be able to read and pay for episodes as they go. (First 3 episodes of each story are FREE). I have already uploaded a few episodes of my young adult fairy tale inspired urban fantasy, POTION. I am excited (and a little scared lol) …

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The Frog Prince + Merlin the Magician = Weeping Lake (a fairy tale inspired short story)

Weeping Lake by Dorlana Vann Vivian stood beside of the lake. Her bright hair waved like the water as the wind graciously blew in from the south. She inhaled and then looked down at her newly acquired engagement ring. She had said yes, but she knew that wasn’t what she meant. Everyone had been there, …

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Rumpelstilzchen Inspired Short Story

  If it Weren’t for Bad Luck by Dorlana Vann I walked through the front door a little after midnight. Jana sat on the couch in the darkness covered by the quilt from our bed, the images from the television flickered on her solemn face. “Oh, you’re up,” I said and gave her a kiss …

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Silverweed – Chapter 1 (Little Red Riding Hood Inspired YA)

Chapter 1 Once Upon a Time Surrounded by winter woods, his grandmother’s house was down a hill, blanketed in the dreary afternoon. Aiden Young wondered if the stately, but definitely deteriorating, two-story would’ve looked less spooky if he and his mother, Lucy, were visiting under happier circumstances. He doubted it. His mom parked the rental …

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