Fairy Tale Podcast

Yesterday, I posted about how I am now eligible for this year’s Parsec Awards because I have been narrating stories for Cast of Wonders and Pseudopod. Um…HELLO…I ALSO NARRATE PODCASTS OF MY OWN HERE ON THIS WEBSITE. *sigh* Sometimes The Brain, she no work. The podcasts I post here (also available via iTunes) are called “Princess Alethea’s Fairy Tale…

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Princess Alethea’s Fairy Tale Theatre: Episode 25

Episode 25: “The Marvelous Minstrel” The Marvelous Minstrel…or perhaps the PSYCHOPATH MINSTREL, because seriously…this guy is a jerk. The ASPCA would *not* approve. And, quite frankly, neither do I. Check out Princess Alethea’s Rant about this fairy tale HERE.

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Princess Alethea’s Fairy Tale Theatre: Episode 24

Episode 24: “The Companionship of the Cat and The Mouse”   A fairy tale in which…well…cats will be cats and mice will be mice, and that’s just the way of the world. Check out Princess Alethea’s Rant about this fairy tale HERE.

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The Princess Pendragon

This week, Princess Alethea’s Fairy Tale Theatre makes a guest appearance on the genre ladies podcast Pendragon Variety (Episode 32). The tale they’ve chosen to feature as an Editor Favorite is “The Giant & the Tailor.” I must say these ladies and their tales amuse me greatly. This particular podcast starts out with a pretty fabulous “That’s what she…

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Princess Alethea’s Fairy Tale Theatre: Episode 20

Episode 20: “Mother Hulda” (7:18) Mother Hulda, or Frau Holle, is possibly the goddess of Hell, a goddess of marriage, and/or goddess of the weather. Prompted by a footnote in my book, I looked up Mother Hulde on Wikipedia: The legend itself, as it was eventually passed to the Grimm Brothers, originates from oral traditions in Central Germany in…

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Princess Alethea’s Fairy Tale Theatre: Episode 19

Episode 19: “The Three Spinners” (6:11) I’d almost say this tale was a retelling, if I hadn’t read it from The Brothers Grimm with my own eyes. “The Three Spinners” is a…well..spin on “Rumplestiltskin,” starring a girl as clever as she is lazy. I won’t give away any spoilers, but I have a feeling that my romance writer friends…

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Princess Alethea’s Fairy Tale Theatre: Episode 17

Episode 17: “The White Snake” (9:35) Whenever I read this type of story I always wonder who it was that first ate a white snake and realized he could suddenly hear animals speak. For that matter, I would love to see a fairy tale version of Chopped. “In your entree basket: “Whole duck, leg of Horse, White Snake, and…

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Princess Alethea’s Fairy Tale Theatre: Episode 15

Episode 15: “The Little Folks’ Presents” (5:41) Yet another cautionary tale about the dangers of greed. You know, I really wish karma worked this well and this swiftly in real life.  

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Princess Alethea’s Fairy Tale Theatre: Episode 14

Episode 14: “Cinderella” (16:20) I meant to post this famous fairy tale last week for Mother’s Day. Of all the fairy tales, I feel this one most epitomizes a mother’s love for her daughter. (If it hadn’t been for those angelic pigeons, Cinderella would have been royally screwed.) Upon reading it again, I noted two things: 1.) Cinderella is…

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Princess Alethea’s Fairy Tale Theatre: Episode 13

Episode 13: “Old Rinkrank” (4:47) Since I had Kassidy and Ariell with me for Take Your Princess-in-Training to Work Day, they joined me for this particular fairy tale podcast. We had a great time, so they might be joining me for podcasts in the future…watch for it!  

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