A friend of mine has had a baby and she's asked a bunch of her writer friends to write a few original fairytales that she hopes to collect and print in one of those "do 'em yourself photo albums". She's told each of us to come up with at least three stories.
Here's my problem. Well I have a good idea for a few fairytales but I'm not quite sure as to how deep you can make a fairytale. I've read the tropes and a few of the better examples of the genre (Arabian Nights
,Never Ending Story
and The Last Unicorn
I'd like to create something that the little bub (Charlie) could read and enjoy over and over again but is there an ettiqutte or something with fairytales? I'm kinda feeling constricted as crazy as it sounds. Any advice?
Theres sex and death and human grime in monochrome for one thin dime and at least the trains all run on time but they dont go anywhere.