Music Monday (Fairy Tale Edition)

Every Monday while I’m on book tour for Enchanted, I’m going to share a fun music video that features love, fairy tales, magic, or my inspirations. I’m kicking this feature off with a supercute song I discovered on the iPod of Fairy Goddaughter the First and fell in love with — “Happily Ever After” by He is We. The…

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Basically Amazing Alethea!

Basically Amazing Ashley has me over at her blog today for Fairy Tale Fortnight — “Today’s Fairy Tale Fortnight interview totally makes my day. Because it is with the author of my number one most anticipated release of 2012 and will be followed by a review of the book! I cannot even begin to describe how happy I am that…

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Delicious Tidbits

There are so many wonderful things going on, this post is hardly big enough to fill them! Over at the Ranting Dragon is a list of Twenty Must-Read Retold Fairy Tales. First on the list, I’m proud to say, is the Happily Ever After anthology, edited by John Klima. I have a story in that one — “Blood and…

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The Turnip Princess

Fairy tale lovers by now are aware that 500 new tales collected by historian Franz Xaver von Schönwerth were discovered after being locked away in an archive in Regensburg for over 150 years. “While sifting through Von Schönwerth’s work, Eichenseer found 500 fairytales, many of which do not appear in other European fairytale collections. For example, there is the…

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Kiss Quick

I’m working hard on getting the outline for Saturday’s book into my publisher. In the meantime, this song has been going through my head since my birthday — my friend Lauren posted on my FB wall and told me it reminded her of me. You know, it reminds me of me, too.

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“Hero Worship” live at ENCHANTED CONVERSATIONS

When I first saw the call for submissions for their “Little Red Riding Hood” themed issue, I knew I had to contribute. But I didn’t know how. Hasn’t Riding Hood been done to death? How was I going to retell that? Most of all, how was I going to retell it and not have some sort of less-than-subtlesexual undertones…

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Winter

It was the first Tori Amos concert I’ve ever been to that I didn’t know all the songs. That was weird. Inevitably, though, there was one song she sang that I didn’t realize I needed to hear until the lyrics gave me goosebumps. “Winter” is a good song, but it probably wouldn’t be on my Top 20 list of…

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