We retold the original version of Rapunzel, Italian, called Petrosinella, or parsley. Before Disney brushed up the story, in which a mother was hungry for lettuce, rampion, for which the witch demanded a baby as the price.
Rewrite a scene from a fairytale from the villain’s point of view
A few of the participants shared the material they wrote.
Untitled by Claudia
It’s not fair. She disobeyed and I paid.
Under a hood, her curiosity brewed.
Don’t they know? Wolves are misunderstood.
In a pool of red, my body was laid,
a sacrificed lamb.
The Villain by Melissa Jennings
I watched as my rampions were stolen time after time,
Priding myself for my calm; sifting through potential payments owed.
I practiced negotiating, imagining myself a savior
Nurturing and youthful; I should mother the child.
List 10 potential book, blog or song titles you would like to write
I used the description and naming of The Migrant Report for a little inspiration.
Try these three exercises and send me your samples.