In Which Princess Alethea Inspires You

I was invited by the Magical Words folks to write four inspirational blog posts, each one posted on a Monday in the month of January. Missed any or all of them? Here are the links for your convenience. Enjoy! ******************** Jan 6th: The Danny Ocean Moment — “Next time you’re stuck in a situation you can’t get out of,…

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Princess Alethea Rants About “Riffraff”

New Fairy Tale Rant! Please share with all your friends! * In Which Princess Alethea rants about the Grimm’s fairy tale “Riffraff.” And no…she’s still not home yet. WARNING: This fairy tale makes no sense at all. But it’s short, which is always a bonus for something that makes no sense at all.

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School Library Journal Loves HERO

It’s odd for a major review like this to appear so long after the book’s release…but better late than never! Also, I wholeheartedly support comparisons to the TV show Once Upon a Time. Some of us little people should benefit from The Giant Hammer of Disney, right? ************************* KONTIS, Alethea. Hero. Bk. 2. 304p. (Woodcutter Sisters Series). Houghton Harcourt….

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Today Is My Birthday!

I rang in my birthday with the Adam Ezra Group serenading me in full Rocking Style, with glitter on my face and a tiara on my head. I slept in, all cuddled up to my warm giant, who took me out for a breakfast gyro before I got in the car (blech) and drove back to Baltimore to pick…

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Princess Alethea Rants About…Stuff

On Today’s Youtube Fairy Tale Rant episode,  have chosen to rant about “The Fox and The Geese”, a very short fairy tale…because I am very exhausted. I also vent about what made me really, really angry this morning. So if YOU end up being angry about this news…trust me. I’m upset enough for all of us. Just know I…

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VERY LIMITED EDITION of DoaMSGG NOW AVAILABLE!

Just what it says up there: Janet Lee and I had a very limited number of the very first edition of Diary of a Mad Scientist Garden Gnome available at Comic Book City Con in Greensboro in October. This edition was a trial run — we plan to repeat this same format on future editions, but we will be…

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Princess Alethea, Strolling About the Web

Today feels like the TRUE first day of 2014 for me — yesterday was an exhausted flurry of getting Soteria out of the hospital and then working my aunt’s New Years party for 82 hours, so this is my day to jump back in swinging. AND BOY, AM I SWINGING. * First up: I have a blog post today…

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