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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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Supernatural Fairy Tales – Tenth Anniversary (Free for a limited time)

The first time I self-published Supernatural Fairy Tales, the eBook contained nine of my fairy tale inspired paranormal short stories. That was back in 2011, and the original cover is on the left. <– Most of these early stories were from my former blog where I would randomly pick a fairy tale and a supernatural …

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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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En garde WIP – Bring every Weapon in your Writing Arsenal to the Battlefield

I’m in the middle of a fight. My Work-in-Progress is my opponent, and right now I feel like I’m losing. I’m frustrated. However, I have to remember that this is how I feel every time I write a rough draft or edit. And this is not the time to give up; this is the time …

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Hansel and Gretel Inspired Sestina

For #fairytaleTuesday I’m posting my Hansel and Gretel inspired sestina I wrote when I was experimenting with combining poems and fairy tales.  A sestina has six stanzas of six lines and a final triplet. Each stanzas has the same six words at the end of each line that follow a fixed pattern.  My words are: …

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The Trouble with Snowmen – Read Chapter 1

The Trouble with Snowmen By Dorlana Vann Chapter 1 “I had him pegged as a snowman the moment I met him,” Regina said. “It was only a matter of time before he melted.” “What are you talking about?” Haley Monroe appreciated Regina, the owner of the four-apartment multiplex they lived in, for jumping out of …

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