The Official Blog Announcement of my first foray into self-publishing:
Once upon a time, stories ended happily ever after. Or did they? What if the magic mirror couldn’t decide on the fairest of them all? What if Beauty’s kiss didn’t break the curse? What if choosing a bride based on her shoe size was a bad idea?
Shattered: Broken Fairy Tales is a collection of three short stories that take a turn into the dark forest instead of out of it.
Now available online at Amazon US | Amazon UK | Barnes & Noble
(I haven’t done a Smashwords edition yet. If you want one, leave me a comment, and I’ll move that item higher on my to-do list. Thanks!)
Liana Mir says
Oh my! It’s gorgeous. Will buy when my money comes in and tweet now.
Aw, you don’t have to! You were a great help with the copyediting. Thanks for the tweet!
What a great cover! And what a great idea — the dark side of fairy stories. I must try this 🙂
How did you find your first try at self-publishing?
Oh, so far it’s been a lot of fun. 🙂 Formatting was a bit of a pain, but it helps when one has only 12K words to format and not 120K! I had a lot of fun going back and forth with my sister-in-law over the cover–she did all the hard work. I just got to look at pretty pictures and okay concept designs and get really excited.
Congratulations, Rabia! It’s an eye-catching cover!!
I’d love to dive into the broken fairytales, so this is a shout-out for a Smashwords edition whenever you can manage it. Smashwords is the easiest way for me (a non-Kindle-owner outside the US) to get ebooks.
Thanks for letting me know about this, Lisa. I will move the Smashwords edition higher up on my list. 🙂
Woohoo! This looks like just my cup of tea. And the cover is arresting! Off to read and tweet. :)TX
Now this is something I can sink my literary teeth into! Love the cover and the concept of breaking fairy tales. Great job and I’m looking forward to the read. 🙂
Great intro too, by the way (choosing a bride based on her shoe size-LOL)
Thanks, Kirsten! 🙂
Hi, is this still available anywhere? I looked on Amazon US and Uk and it says “not found.” I love fairy tales and was hoping to read your rebelling of the three.
Hi, Marzie, I apologize that I missed your comment from so long ago! Yes, the fairy tale retellings are no longer available, but if you’re interested in them, email me using the contact form and I can send them along. 🙂