Fairy Tale Mood

art, fashion and words that evoke a fairy tale mood
when you want to escape to Wonderland for a while

curated by Sarah Cross
author of the fairy tale retellings Kill Me Softly
(available now) and Tear You Apart (January 2015)

*looking for a specific tale? Check the tags page
*questions or requests? Just ask

"Ekaterina and the Firebird" - illustration by Anna + Elena Balbusso, short story by Abra Staffin-Wiebe (read it at Tor.com)

"Mineappolis writer Abra Staffin-Wiebe brings us a new take on an old Russian fairy tale: the quest for a blessing from the elusive firebird. In this iteration, young Ekaterina celebrates her fourteenth birthday, and a rare firebird sighting sets in motion a chain of events that will change her life forever."

"Ekaterina and the Firebird" - illustration by Anna + Elena Balbusso, short story by Abra Staffin-Wiebe (read it at Tor.com)

"Mineappolis writer Abra Staffin-Wiebe brings us a new take on an old Russian fairy tale: the quest for a blessing from the elusive firebird. In this iteration, young Ekaterina celebrates her fourteenth birthday, and a rare firebird sighting sets in motion a chain of events that will change her life forever."

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