Leatherman

He rarely spoke, and never revealed his identity or the reason for his endless trek.

To Take a Woman’s Voice

Because she cannot speak, the prince views her as a favorite pet

Wolf Lessons

There are wolf objects scattered throughout my house: a canis lupus Beanie Baby named Howl, a carved wooden ornament, a snowglobe with a wolf pup suspended in sparkle-studded liquid. A National Wolf Awareness poster, featuring statistics on subspecies of North American wolves, is on my bedroom wall; it’s taped underneath a photograph of a tawny … Continued

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Is This the Real Life?

It’s a clear case of alternative facts over objective reality

Announcing the 2017 Fairy Tale Review Awards

Each winner will receive $1,000 and publication in The Charcoal Issue of Fairy Tale Review

What Doesn’t Kill You…

“Comprachicos” … alter the physical appearance of children as one would tend a bonsai tree

Merpeople & the Danger of Men

She becomes endangered when an obsessed scientist starts tracking her, determined to prove that mermaids exist.

A Serpent in Human Shape

The principal villains for the first eight seasons are the Goa’uld, parasitic alien snakes

Fairy-Tale Files: How Loneliness Hurts

Is loneliness worth it, then, if it sometimes leads to great works of art?”