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Fairytale Friday: Beauty is a Bitch

Friday, August 16th, 2013

A fairytale princess is not necessarily infused with blue blood, but defined by a set of other qualities like virtue, kindness, youth, innocence, the ability to feel a pea through twenty mattresses – and first and foremost: beauty. Beauty is what sets her apart in the first place, and more importantly: the key to the […]

Fairytale Friday: The Snow Queen and The Splinter in The Heart

Saturday, July 27th, 2013

“But now the looking-glass caused more unhappiness than ever, for some of the fragments were not so large as a grain of sand, and they flew about the world into every country. When one of these tiny atoms flew into a person’s eye, it stuck there unknown to him, and from that moment he saw […]

Fairytale Friday: Super Action Hero Princess, SAHP

Friday, July 19th, 2013

In the Black Apples submission pile we found quite of few specimens of this aggressive, new breed of fairytale princesses, hereby named SAHP (Super Action Hero Princess), that has been crowding the silver screen for a while. We think this new species is very interesting, but we haven’t quite decided if we like her or […]

Fairytale Friday: On the Perils of Marriage

Friday, July 12th, 2013

“The version of the story most of us know from childhood can be unpacked in so many ways, but the unpackings that ring truest for modern life lie somewhere between a moralistic “don’t judge a book by its cover,” and the recognition of the moment that comes to nearly all long-term romantic relationships, where you […]

Fairytale Friday: Psyche, The Ultimate Fairytale Princess

Friday, July 5th, 2013

While editing Black Apples, I constantly stumble upon topics that deserve their own blog post – and tonight I was supposed to write about the perils of marriage, as found in Beauty and the Beast, The Frog Prince and Bluebeard (I’ll write that one too), but then I got sidetracked by Pysche… While rereading the […]

Black Apples: Table of Contents

Saturday, March 23rd, 2013

It is time for the grand drum roll… Here are the 19 new fairytales chosen for the Black Apples anthology: A Winter Evening – Sarah L Byrne And Gold in Her Eyes – Maigen Turner Bluebeard’s Child – Alison Littlewood Bunny’s Lucky Slipper – Pat R Steiner Citizen – David Turnbull Cloaks and Hoods – […]

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