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More Ingredients Have Been Added to the Potion

Hi friends, I have added two more ingredients to my Potion, bwa ha ha: 1 Twenty-five-foot Strand of Golden Hair & 2 Pints Rainwater Well that is, I have uploaded two more episodes to my serialized story, Potion on Kindle Vella. Potion is a contemporary retelling of the classic fairy tale, Hansel and Gretel, with …

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New Release! Potion exclusively available on Kindle Vella

Click here to read episodes of Potion now! What exactly is a Kindle Vella Story? They are stories published one episode at a time (from 600 to 5,000 words). The first three episodes of every story are free. And then each additional episode you wish to read is unlocked by buying tokens. (They were giving away 200 …

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Hansel and Gretel Inspired Flash Fiction: Blueberry Eyes

Her long auburn hair kept slipping from its desired position of behind her to in her face and into her cooking pot. When she finally had enough of pushing the strands back, she left her concoction to go pull it up. She frowned at the vague remembrance of herself as a little girl in ginger-red …

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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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Fairy Tale Inspired (silly) Poem, Little Liar

Little Liar was inspired by Goldilocks and the Three Bears by Joseph Cundall Treasury of Pleasure Books for Young Children. London:1850 Illustration by Jessie Willcox Smith: 1916 Little Liar is a poem from my collection: Supernatural Fairy Tales.

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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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