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Found 11 stories and posts tagged 'fairy tale'.



Angela Yuriko Smith


Published Apr 20, 2019 · 977 words (4 minutes) · 1 like · 31 views

Classic Fantasy Horror Literary Fiction power of words girl forest good versus evil fairy tale witch word

A young girl defeats an evil witch using only words. Stick and stones won't break bones, but words can save a life. Originally written for Spreading the Writer’s Word 12-25-2018

2018 12 wordplay


M. E. Garber

Jack Spratt: The Real Story

Published Apr 5, 2019 · 1,168 words (5 minutes) · 1 like · 68 views

Fantasy Humor fairy tale Fractured Fairy Tale

Oh the mash-up of fairy tales that are crammed into this explanation of the Jack Spratt nursery rhyme! Wicked and funny, this really isn't one for young children.

Moon Tree


Loren Rhoads

Mr. Moonlight

Published Apr 4, 2019 · 493 words (2 minutes) · 44 views

Fantasy fairy tale urban fantasy female protagonist fairies Alondra DeCourval

Ten-year-old Alondra DeCourval faces one of the creatures that roams the woods outside her mother's farm.



Jeremy A. TeGrotenhuis

Her Silver Chains

Published Mar 7, 2019 · 1,189 words (5 minutes) · 98 views

Fantasy Horror Freedom werewolves Feminism Sisters fairy tale flash fiction

Each month, Klara must spend a night in the keeping room. The latch is wrought iron, and unlocked. It is too complex for claws, and who in their right mind would release a virgin under the full moon? 

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C.L. Holland

Beauty Sleeping

Published Feb 26, 2019 · 982 words (4 minutes) · 1 like · 102 views

Fantasy Romance retelling fairy tale lgbt+

In this fairy tale retelling, Prince Tristan searches for the truth hidden behind the wall of roses.



Wendy Nikel

Change for the Changelings

Published Oct 31, 2018 · 486 words (2 minutes) · 159 views

Classic Fantasy second person POV fairy tale fae revenge flash

A pair of young women, swapped at birth by fae, meet for the first time.



Michelle Ann King

And in the End, They All Lived Happily Ever After

Published Jun 14, 2018 · 475 words (2 minutes) · 1 like · 212 views

Fantasy fairy tale

Fairy tales, as we all know, are really just horror stories with sugar sprinkled on top. Cinderella is one of the sweetest, most positive tales out there, but you still don’t have to look far to find someone who doesn’t get a happy ending.



Renee Carter Hall

Ashes of Roses

Published Jun 8, 2018 · 495 words (2 minutes) · 244 views

Fantasy fairy tale dark beauty and the beast Love flash fiction

A dark riff on the tale of Beauty and the Beast.

Featured May 9, 2018


Renee Carter Hall

Foam on the Sea

Published May 11, 2018 · 1,200 words (5 minutes) · 3 likes · 526 views

Fantasy fairy tale contemporary the little mermaid

A bit of contemporary flash fiction inspired by Hans Christian Andersen's "The Little Mermaid."

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C.L. Holland

The Girl with the Clockwork Heart

Published Mar 17, 2018 · 664 words (3 minutes) · 247 views

Fantasy fairy tale clockwork

In this fairy tale, a girl learns what it means to live with a clockwork heart.

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