Hansel and Gretel by Arthur Rackham, 1909
This weekend, I'm speaking at the Western Pennsylvania SCBWI conference on "Mining the Folklode." In case you can't make it to the conference, here's a quick overview of the tips I'll be sharing to help you take well known tales and give the reshaping that makes them interesting for modern audiences.
So, you think you’d like to write a tale or two!
Let’s start with the basic good old-fashioned fairy tale.
You know where to begin--
Once upon a time,
But where do you want to go next? Far away? Or far far away? You decide.