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My flash fiction story, “Medicine or Poison,” has won GRAND PRIZE in Fairy Tale Magazine’s contest!

You can read about the story and get links to read the winning fairy tale on my latest blog posts.

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When two fairies ask for help escaping their master, Prince Alexander, who has come to court her, Princess Lily is forced to rescue herself along with them. Fleeing to Queen Persephone’s halfway castle for Lost Girls, Lily follows the cryptic advice of a magical Book, befriends a dragon with a knight bodyguard, and hides from the bounty-hunting gang of princes chasing her hand in marriage.

As The Knightly Times’ coverage of her flight gets more and more sensational, Lily starts to doubt her choices. How can she sort out her own opinion from the tabloids, gossip, and fairy tales?

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Fairy Creek, a mossy cliff of forest hangs above a turn in a creek. Killarney, Ireland
Fairy Creek, free to subscribers

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Ella’s photography seeks out the quiet places of the world, or anything that might spark a story idea. Fog drifting across bridges. Dreamy shores and sculpted stones. The gleam of frost on apples or dew on spider webs. Visit the Photography pages and my page on Society6 for art prints.

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