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Elizabeth Hopkinson

The Thirteenth King

Published Apr 4, 2020 · 2,410 words (9 minutes)

Fantasy Humor fairy tale fairy tales retold quirky uplifting

There is a kind of truth in everything. Even a fairy tale about a boy with twelve books in his back pocket who somehow ends up becoming king of the most beige-brown city imaginable.

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Elizabeth Hopkinson

Mr Spink Learns to Fly

Published Apr 4, 2020 · 2,625 words (10 minutes) · 103 views

Fantasy Humor quirky bookshop magic carpet

The owner of an antique bookshop discovers love and adventure when it turns out the carpet in his shop is the magic, flying kind, infused with the personality of a 16th century Persian nobleman.

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Joseph Campbell’s book, Myths to Live By (1972), original edition from Viking Press. The reading process was splendid; among the smokey woods and carpets of my home back in Brighton, England. I personally take delight in the ambience of this photo, its mystery and aliveness.
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Elizabeth Hopkinson

Enter the Komodo

Published Jan 6, 2020 · 3,387 words (13 minutes)

Fantasy Humor surreal Gulliver quirky

Antimony needs a man like the Academy of Lagado needs a paper bicycle. As its new Chancellor, she is determined to bring the Swiftian institution into the modern world. So, why has a Komodo dragon arrived on her doorstep with a sign saying Marry Me around its neck? And how can she get rid of it? A lightheated story inspired by Gulliver's Travels.

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A Komodo Dragon wanders around its enclosure in the hope of finding something to eat. They are the biggest type of lizard in the world and are found on a few islands in Indonesia.