marycatelli (marycatelli) wrote,

fairy tale appendix

Trudge, trudge, trudge, lining up all the allusions in the novel in the appendix.

There's an allusion for every 300 words.  The number of fairy tales alluded to is a bit harder to count, since a lot reference a common trope, found in many tales, but a lot also repeat tales.  When your character talk about run-away princesses out to seek their fortune, it's only 

And cleaning up the  research to give them each a country of origin.

It's coming along.
Tags: fairy tales (retelling), research, writing

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