In my recent story, Cinderella’s Prince, you can read about one Prince Charming’s method for finding love. After I published the story Alabaster mentioned to me Cinderella’s Prince Charming used one of 5 usual methods for finding his love. I was unaware there were &
Cinderella’s Prince A Short Fairy Tale Retelling By Manelle Oliphant Download this story free by clicking here. The rolling motion of the carriage stops and I jerk awake. My neck hurts. I rub it with my hand and look out the window. The next house on our list is grand and grey,
In the first post of this series I walked you through my first failed attempts to create The Six Swans illustration, and ended with my first failed painting attempt. Now I’ll tell you how I went from there to my finished illustration. As I said in that post I put this project as
Ok Guys, this post is about failing over and over… and over. Hopefully you will learn some stuff from what I share. I know I learned so, so much from all my failed attempts. My struggle to make the illustration for the short story The Six Swans started with a goal. My mindset wh
Stepmothers are a common theme in fairy tales. Sometimes, as is the case with my most recent story The Six Swans, it’s a wicked mother-in-law but the themes and actions of the story are the same. I mentioned this thought to my friend Alabaster (you might remember her from this g
Download this story for your devices as a mini ebook by clicking the links below Hans My Hedgehog A Short Fairy Tale Retelling by Manelle Oliphant year ago I promised my father I would marry a hedgehog. Today I married him. Father met him when he was lost in the forest. It frightened
A fairy Tale Maiden’s Guide Hans My Hedgehog is a fairy tale about a girl who finds her true love because she keeps a promise to marry a beast. While working on this story I got to wondering how common that is for your average fairy tale maiden. So I called in an expert. Let me
Sorry about last Friday guys, I was unexpectedly in the hospital. It was a bummer. But I’m recovering well and I have a page for you this week. It’s Sleeping Beauty. Have fun coloring! Click the link below to download.