Finding Home ~ Where Cinderella meets Goose Girl

Finding Home ~ Where Cinderella meets Goose Girl

Well, that was a cryptic title for a blog post… As you faithful readers probably already know, I am in the middle of writing a series of standalone stories featuring castles from across a wide variety of regions and eras. (I hope to release #4 and #5 this year!)  Castles often make us think of Prince Charming and fairy tales and princesses. Or at least kind hearted commoners who are elevated to that royal status

Reflections on a Princess Movie

Over Spring Break, I took my daughter to see everybody’s favorite Princess on the big screen. As a writer, I appreciated the backstory to explain why the Prince would invite all the girls to the ball in the first place. As a mother, Ella’s mother’s last words for her to “have courage and be kind” resonated. As a daughter, I found myself thinking about my own dad as Ella says goodbye to her father. And