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Practical insights for writers from Jessica P Morrell

Old fairy stories are rooted in truth

Written By: Jessica Morrell

As this world becomes increasingly ugly, callous and material it needs to be reminded that the old fairy stories are rooted in truth, that the imagination is of value, that happy endings do, in fact, occur, and the blue spring mist that makes an ugly street look beautiful is just as real a thing as the street itself. ~ Elizabeth Goudge