Episode 62 – Fairytale Talk: Magic Objects, Trope Updates, and True Love’s Fist Bump

Join hosts Janeen Ippolito and H. L. Burke as they talk favorite story tropes and ideas to refresh familiar fairy tales. Plus, why magical objects are always cool, and the importance of sidekicks as heroes.

Episode 61 – Crowns, Ice Hearts, and Love Talkers: A Fairy Tale Booksplosion

Hosts Janeen Ippolito and H.L. Burke invite fairy tale author and fan Kimberly A. Rogers on the show for our fairy tale booksplosion! Includes genderswapped retellings, delightful dialects, and excellent allegories. Plus, Cinderella meets Doctor Who in the 1920s.

Episode 60 – Retelling Myths and Fairy Tales: How to Keep It Fresh, Fun, and Legal

Join hosts Janeen Ippolito and H. L. Burke in an exploration of writing myth and fairy tale retellings! Learn how to stand out in the retelling genre and ways to tap into universal themes. Plus, why Disney isn’t the answer–and could get you into trouble.