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Twisted Fairy Tales (Volume II)
by Shannon Connor Winward (Goodreads Author), Alison J. Littlewood, Isabelle Rose, Jocelyn Adams (Goodreads Author), Jaidis Shaw (Goodreads Author)
Fairy Tales are a part of everyone's life-from childhood sitting in bed while mom reads to the days when you become the parent reading to your children. These are NOT your average Fairy Tales, these are for grown-ups. These nineteen stories take you behind the scenes of classics and show you the other side. Stories included by: Jocelyn Adams, Shannon Connor Winward, Michae...more
Paperback, 300 pages
Published August 26th 2011 by Wicked East Press
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I've been pouring through the Twisted Fairy Tales: Volume Two anthology, which came into being through the hard work and fierce determination of my darling Isabelle Rose. My favorites so far are "Pru and the Gunslinger", by L.M. Magalas (a Wild West retelling of Rumpelstiltskin), "Gretel", by Ashley Hendricks (haunting, aching, beautiful prose) "Soul of the Ocean", by Rachel Ayers (mystic, compelling, perfectly-crafted - forget Disney's Little Mermaid), and "Plain Sister Pretty" by Heather Whitt...more
Shannon Connor Winward is a Delaware writer of speculative fiction and poetry. Her work has appeared in venues such as: Pedestal Magazine, Flash Fiction Online, Strange Horizons, Illumen, Ideomancer, Silver Blade Magazine, NewMyths.com, Jabberwocky, This Modern Writer [Pank Magazine], and several anthologies. Her poem, "All Souls' Day" was nominated for a 2012 Rhysling Award for speculative poetry...moreMore about Shannon Connor Winward...