Re-imagining the tales they tell us: “Mumma fetch the axe.”

I've been working on rewriting some old fairy tales. I've written my own versions of The Little Mermaid, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, and I'm working on a pretty twisted version of Snow White. This is the latest one I'm re-imagining: Jack and the Beanstalk. I just read this old Ladybird version and came up… Continue reading Re-imagining the tales they tell us: “Mumma fetch the axe.”

Wound Lickage

Despite the fact that my upside-down plan was to aim for 100 rejection letters, it's still hard when I actually get them. In the past two weeks I've had two. I suppose I should look on the positive side and see that I have sent two pieces of work out into the big wide world.… Continue reading Wound Lickage

Real-life fairy-tale prince/ss: Growing up queer

I want to believe true love is out there and one day we’ll find each other and manage a shared happiness, loving and honouring each other with our minds, bodies and souls, but then again I’ve yet to imagine that plot-ending fully.