Friday, June 19, 2009

'Variants' on Sleeping Beauty

Would-be "Sleeping Beauty" writing contestants might find looking over a few variants fun and and inspiring. I'm hoping that reading a number of variants will show you that fairy tales by their very nature are elastic. They are meant to be tweaked, expanded, shrunken -- they are meant for anyone to make them what they want them to be.
Here's an illustration to help inspire you, by Kay Nielsen. You can read some variants by going to this link:


  1. What is the best way to get a story to you? As a Word document attachment, or just cut and paste the text into an email?

  2. Send it as an attachment or in an email. Either way will be fine!