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Fairy Tales, Folktales, Fantasy, & Myth

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Joined Twitter 10/25/18


@FolktalePod Yes, it has the same account name: Into the Forest DarkNothing improves a year like the joyous news that Kate DiCamillo and @SophieBlackall have a book coming out in Sept… https://t.co/2dePIaSd0OEveryone needs more fairy tales in their lives and these are some excellent ones. https://t.co/GtWwmeb06Y @pauljessup Of course!Researching about John Bauer's life & art, reading Swedish folk tales, listening to Edvard Grieg all the while writ… https://t.co/CH4BMux2PPIn decorating, there are three types: 1. Less is more. 2. More is more. 3. Wizard Howl https://t.co/Pz3dB7BzfkThe dream-like worlds of David Wiesner https://t.co/Nb7e7fMIWE @BethCartwriter Yes! I always have to read at least one poem and one fairy tale every day. @BethCartwriter Exactly. What wondrous fairy tales one would pen.Others: Women are far too moody and emotional to be great leaders. Sophie Hatter: Oh? Really? Is that right? https://t.co/YP8hqYbkrG @BethCartwriter Or the tales one would write.I wish that in real life that whenever we accomplished something, the small band of animals known as the Fiesta Tri… https://t.co/kttjbrL72vReworking and revising a fairy tale about the life of Swedish artist John Bauer to post on Patreon. https://t.co/6loGRO2SmSEverything can happen, everything is possible. Time & place do not exist; on a significant bases of reality, the im… https://t.co/w0ZCEZcjDEGood night, dear magical Twitter folk. Tonight I will leave you with this illustration by Ruth Sanderson. https://t.co/YmR44CkOjv @junescribbles Everything about that says I will definitely be reading it.Artuš Scheiner's illustrations for E.T.A. Hoffmann's The Nutcracker & The Mouse King (1924 https://t.co/gVJZMHUsZg @pauljessup Or read the book they were based on that hasn't been written yet
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Alexey Venetsianov https://t.co/hXCNq0hbyKRussian artist Konstantin Makovsky painted “Mermaids” in 1879. Alexander II, who had no interest in art, came to se… https://t.co/5lJK2E9oBIWant to support a wonderful artist and add some whimsical magic to your life? https://t.co/R7c05aCNbn“Reading a book is like re-writing it for yourself. You bring to a novel, anything you read, all your experience of… https://t.co/QThfoPRrER @annie_hawthorne I wish we learned how to lament and mourn instead of rushing to pretend we are fine. It's physical… https://t.co/x9pUgocg4LI have just begun reading The Lie Tree by @FrancesHardinge and I come to the dedication. If either of my two kids b… https://t.co/gwAjIYd7WPI remember in high school, a group of boys talking about what they looked for in a girlfriend. One of them decided… https://t.co/VORa5WDLuXAm I the only one who, when they see such little cities, wants to live in them? https://t.co/qvVHFXyfIO @magsthebookie2 It was.What is inspiring you today? https://t.co/DJy4r5lgWFJust because Austen's world is one that's more intimate than Tolstoy's grand & larger narrative doesn't make it les… https://t.co/dd9ABISv9oIn university, I got into a debate with a male professor who dismissed Jane Austen as a lesser writer to Tolstoy be… https://t.co/D02Cjp55Wp @Fieldandfen I love that @sofipasternack And your books have so much depth to them. I am in awe of how you are able to balance a fantastical… https://t.co/c5uxaDXqtW @mrjamesmayhew You know you will https://t.co/cRhliLHdtFGladly boosting https://t.co/QrJe6CkEEMExactly this https://t.co/HlZaR8NY2X @jesskimwrites YES! Exactly that.For those who write & illustrate kid's storybooks or MG books, your work can deeply impact & shape how a child sees… https://t.co/i8isxJZXYmI've never hurried when I am reading an illustrated storybook. As a child, teachers used to ask "Elliott, are you n… https://t.co/KbUHj7avAUI don't believe in a hierarchy of writers with authors of adult lit at the top & that one is supposed to strive tow… https://t.co/m1nYaoeBrR @ryanliveson I assumed that was just a given. @CindyDanger The other two are The Cat Returns and The Secret World of Arietty.Two things I don't understand: one is the idea that an author "matures" from writing children's books to adult lite… https://t.co/MHdrvfvwP4I'm not lazy, I just want a fire demon to fix my lunch for me. https://t.co/zVSL8JqxmcJust spent the morning inhabiting The Most Beautiful Thing written by @kaokaliayang & illustrated by Khao Le. This… https://t.co/1LtMjm7NT8 @oharasisters Not really. You offer the world touches of beauty, wonder, whimsy and imagination. All of these are p… https://t.co/Bjml6O4u8A @oharasisters Thank you for sharing your gift with us.I want the world to be as lovely and gentle as this illustration https://t.co/29Qt0erFgQ @BethCartwriter Or, better yet, pick up the dream to protect and nurture it with encouragement and wonder. @BethCartwriter It makes me think of Yeats' writing: I have spread my dreams under your feet; Tread softly because you tread on my dreamsSuffering writer's block? Rainer Maria Rilke experienced an inability to write for 8 years. He traveled in the hope… https://t.co/HPObM7uNnlYo-Yo Ma brings world to tears with poignant ‘Amazing Grace’ at inauguration concert https://t.co/BJughjo9Wt @BethCartwriter Like beautiful soap bubbles @BethCartwriter Know that all too well, unfortunately.Birds fill the limbs of the leafless old oak tree. I just gaze at their movement from my kitchen window. @BethCartwriter I remember my mom giving me a copy of his The Prophet years ago and I was blown away by Gibran's writing. @lauraeweymouth I think the Oceans 11 series was a retelling of it.Norwegian artist Theodor Kittelsen, who was best known for his illustrations of trolls, died #OTD in 1914. He gaine… https://t.co/QiG4F7FRcq @lauraeweymouth I love Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tale "The Heist"The cats of Ghibli https://t.co/WrF8pmfTv5Studio Ghibli: Everything You Need To Know About Legendary Japanese Animation House https://t.co/CEcOmq25c2 via @mymodernmet
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Lim Khim Katy https://t.co/xLskWO4D1qR. F. Kuang: How a Hidden History Became a Fantasy Trilogy https://t.co/saczQ12Ts4 via @lithubHaving grown up a gentle child who was often bullied, I am always grateful for leaders who are empathetic, inclusive and hope-filled.Thanh Nhan Nguyễn https://t.co/vhHC6hG9jvCamilla Bruce on Lizzie Borden, Shirley Jackson, and Grimms' Fairy Tales https://t.co/oQVvZIV6QU via @bookmarksreads“We are each other's harvest; we are each other's business; we are each other's magnitude and bond.” ― Gwendolyn Br… https://t.co/NDwiYoFW9XE. B. Goodale https://t.co/7s8ytThzZGThat was the first time I burst into tears at the pledge of allegiance. @MHarrison13 @chickenandfrog Absolutely loved that book by @kellybarnhillKorean artist Kim Tschang-Yeul was known for his painting of drops of rain. His work was rooted in Eastern philosop… https://t.co/O57MVEd0rP
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Good night, dear magical Twitter folks. Tonight I will leave you with a piece by Wassily Kandinsky that was inspire… https://t.co/HLF4wF83ibPaul Biddle's art takes a surrealist approach to fairy and folktales. https://t.co/KiOgMLXjaPRachel Isadora's Rapunzel https://t.co/ZNohLiqfCRWhere do story ideas come from? Hayao Miyazaki replied: What rushes forth from inside you is the world you have alr… https://t.co/Anx5DXWQHWI was lucky enough to have a mother who took me to the library - the public library - twice a week, Wednesdays and… https://t.co/qB5dj8gCvDHow can a parent get their child to love reading? By presenting reading as a joyful gift not a thankless chore, as… https://t.co/19K1Qfg4Ef"The seeds of dreams are often found in books & the seeds you help plant in your community can grow across the worl… https://t.co/l6jtkFFahSHelen Stratton was an illustrator who brought an Art Nouveau style to numerous works of fairy tales and folklore, i… https://t.co/eW1Rt3zHTmHow can I explain to anyone that stories are like air to me, I breathe them in and let them out over and over again… https://t.co/rjOSpgH5veWhat was the first book that made you fall in love with language? (illustration by Rosalind Beardshaw) https://t.co/ZoVmiU4HLGLéon Bakst's Sleeping Beauty https://t.co/1esxzDVQtIA canopy of clouds https://t.co/L6xckO5w9ZNow I want a cottage with a door like an owl. https://t.co/lY8whliPJF @LunarLast I will have to read it then. The only two I haven't been read by Woolf is that one and The Voyage Out.Edgar Allan Poe, who was born #OTD in 1809, was originally going to write his most famous poem about a parrot inste… https://t.co/BceYppI8xeA Magical Look Inside the Painting Process of Studio Ghibli Artist Kazuo Oga https://t.co/sOjD4zGWiT via @openculture @LunarLast Have you read Jacob's Room by her? Is it worth reading?
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Me: (after writing) https://t.co/u2bidw3WrEChun Eun Sil https://t.co/uGbm3LJ1exReading in Ghibli films https://t.co/uTHGxitYAl @Ebonyteach I'm going to love it!Very excited about this book https://t.co/BcYUm4eiSh“You write not for children but for yourself. And if by good fortune children enjoy what you enjoy, why then you ar… https://t.co/F061uvovdq @Fox_Is_writing It is one of my favorite filmsFantasy is not a lie. It is through fantasy that, even as children, we begin to understand reality. (Art is "Kirsi… https://t.co/EMcrvohi41Best Horror Movies Based On Fairy Tales & Folklore | Screen Rant https://t.co/ASEMmIXBWX @malcolmguite What marvelous company to keepToday's writing tip from Hayao Miyazaki: https://t.co/qVF53Mnqj3 @LunarLast Looks yummy @LunarLast Did you get your lemon cupcake?
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