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Season 9: Where To Next?

Happy New Year! May your 2019s be filled rainbows, sunshine, and unicorns. Preferably not the killer kind. (Oh, who are we kidding. Those beasties are dangerous anywhen.) Once again we're putting our next season to a vote. Per usual, we at Fableulous Retellings have included previous topics in here, because it's our hope we actually… Continue reading Season 9: Where To Next?

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Season 8: Where To Next?

We're just about ending our Baba Yaga run soon and are ready to hear what YOU guys think our next topic should be! Little info about each topic below so you can get a decent idea of what we could talk about if you do vote on them. Don't Go Into the Woods - A… Continue reading Season 8: Where To Next?

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Season 5: Which Retelling Next?

Before we get into the nitty gritty of polling, we just wanted to announce the winning fairy tale to be retold in the last poll: The Twelve Dancing Princesses! This may very well be a good segue away from creepy dark tales, but then again, Grimm fairy tales aren't exactly very child-friendly either. So...we'll see. Again,… Continue reading Season 5: Which Retelling Next?

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Season 4: Which Retelling Next?

Before we get into the nitty gritty of polling, we just wanted to announce the winning fairy tale to be retold in the last poll: Donkeyskin! Yep, with your help, we now know what to talk about for our third season. That being said, we are also sending out some invites! Want to chat with us… Continue reading Season 4: Which Retelling Next?

One Thousand and One Nights

A Tale of Jinn and Jinni

I'm pretty sure most of the Western world's first encounters of jinn in any form of media was the Genie in Disney's Aladdin. With the way Robin Williams voiced him, Genie was your lovable, humorous, blue, wish-granting force of phenomenal cosmic powers (and itty bitty living space). Since then, I've done a bit more delving into… Continue reading A Tale of Jinn and Jinni

One Thousand and One Nights

Humorous Arabian Nights Stories

The framework of the One Thousand and One Nights is familiar enough: a girl meets a murdering boy and changes him for the better. Okay, that's overly simplistic but the framing does sound like that, only it's in a magical land far to the east where jinn and wishes exist for a price and kings take… Continue reading Humorous Arabian Nights Stories