Daily Archives: Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Feb 17
Top 5 Reasons for Writing a Fairytale Retelling by David Estes – Guest Post and Blog Tour

Top 5 Reasons for Writing a Fairytale Retelling by David Estes – Guest Post and Blog Tour

Top 5 Reasons for Writing a Fairytale Retelling By David Estes With my SciFi Pinocchio retelling, STRINGS, having been just released, I’ve been thinking a lot about why I wrote the book in the first place! Here are my top 5 reasons for retelling a fairytale: Nostalgia! When I read awesomely creative and action-packed fairytale retellings like Cinder by Marissa Meyer, I love those moments when, despite the originality of the retelling, I connect the story to the original fairytale. As a reader, it gives me a sense of nostalgia, taking me back to my childhood, when the magic of fairytales… Read more »

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