I’m a bit late in joining in with Carl’s Once Upon a Time challenge this year! But as it doesn’t end until 21 June it’s not too late.
The Once Upon a Time X Challenge has a few rules:
- Rule #1: Have fun.
- Rule #2: HAVE FUN.
- Rule #3: Don’t keep the fun to yourself, share it with us, please!
- Rule #4: Do not be put off by the word ‘challenge’.
While this event retains the word ‘challenge’from its earliest days, the entire goal is to read good books, watch engaging television shows and films, play immersive games and most importantly, visit old friends and make new ones. There are several ways to participate – see Carl’s sign-up post.
I’ll be doing:
which involves the reading of one or more short stories that fit within at least one of these four genres: Fairy Tale, Folklore, Fantasy and Mythology, including the seemingly countless sub-genres and blending of genres that fall within this spectrum.
I’m planning to read/re-read some of Hans Christian Andersen’s Fairy Tales from this old book, sadly now falling apart. It belonged to my mother when she was a child. I read some, but by no means all, of these stories when I was little and I’m looking forward to re-living the experience.