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24
JUL
2011

What is a henwife, anyway?

So. Folktales. Before we just jump on in and start with some of my favorite retellings, we've got to talk about something very important - we've got to have a common vocabulary. Here's the thing: if I just tell the stories without giving you some terms and phrases first, you'll miss out on some of the good stuff.... Continue reading »
3
JUL
2011

Happy Summer, Everyone!

Hi, readers! As you can see, I took a bit of time off from the blog to wrap up the school year and enjoy the first two weeks of summer vacation with my family. As of today, I'm back, and I'm ready to dive in to some new projects.... Continue reading »
20
APR
2011

Stealing Persephone

Once upon a time, a long time ago, there was this guy named Hades. He was the god of the Underworld, the realm of the dead, and he was very lonely. Sure, he had a three headed dog named Cerberus to keep him company, but Cerberus was usually busy guarding the gates of the realm and so didn’t have very much time to play fetch.... Continue reading »
14
MAR
2011

Arachne

Arachne
Once upon a time, a girl named Arachne lived in a little boring sleepy town somewhere in Greece. There wasn’t a whole lot to do there, so Arachne got her kicks by weaving tapestries.... Continue reading »
11
MAR
2011

Apollo and Daphne

Apollo and Daphne
Once upon a time there was a god named Apollo. He was very handsome, and most mortal women would have given their front tooth for just one look at him, but the girls he liked usually did not like him back.... Continue reading »