13 Fictional Witches I Love

13 Fictional Witches I Love

Traditionally, witches have been depicted as evil women who are either haggard and old, or young and seductive (and often secretly haggard and old underneath). In European fairy tales, witches are almost always evil but modern witches are thankfully a little less black and white. They are a staple in fantasy fiction, in folklore and [...]

Fairy Tale Fridays #2: The Sleeper and the Spindle | Neil Gaiman & Chris Riddell

Fairy Tale Fridays #2: The Sleeper and the Spindle | Neil Gaiman & Chris Riddell

Welcome to Fairy Tale Fridays, a new monthly series where I pick fairy tale inspired media and share my love of fairy tales. Today I'm focusing on Neil Gaiman's The Sleeper and the Spindle. I didn't enjoy this much on the first reading but when I re-read the book for this blog post I kind [...]