Twisted Tales

TWISTED TALES; the golden slipper

This is a very Cinderella-esque story, but still, it can be turned on it’s head again to give something fresh. Right?

Twisted Tales is a series of photosets depicting POC fancasts of fairytales that are traditionally cast as not-POC.

Naomi Scott as the Younger Daughter
Noureen DeWulf as the Older Daughter
Tabu as the Mother
Alberto Rosende as the King’s Son

So the old woman and her daughter went to church, and the smart little stepdaughter made the fire burn up, and got the dinner ready, and then went to the willow-tree and said, “Willow-tree, willow-tree, come out of thy bark! Lady Anna, come when I call thee!” Then the willow-tree did its duty, and shook all its leaves, and a noble lady came forth from it. “Dear little lady, sweet little lady, what are thy commands?” said she.––“Give me,” said she, “a grand dress and let me have a carriage and horses, for I would go to God’s House!”––And immediately she was dressed in silk and satin, with golden slippers on her feet, and the carriage came up and she went to church

I’m Ara, a Southeast Asian writer who someday hopes to have published a novel, and who is currently losing herself in the worlds created by others. I love books and food and television and blogging and I get distracted and sidetracked easily.

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