Episode 6 of Book Wordy discusses one of the most loved stories in the collection: The Queen’s Favorite from The Wicked Wolves of Windsor and other fairytales. You can view the trailer for this short story below:
Topics: Foils and mirrors can build depth to your characters. Using Beta readers and their feedback to improve your story but retain your vision. Why is The Queen’s Favorite such a popular story?
SHOWNOTES FOR EP 7
Wicked Wolves of Windsor and other Fairytales
Episode Rating: does include some language. 14+ recommended.
Some things mentioned in the podcast:
⦿ The name Malika translates to queen (Arabic and Swahili)
⦿ Italian Folktales by Italo Calvino where you can find the story The Magical Filly.
⦿ The Lymond Chronicles by Dorothy Dunnet
⦿ What is a foil in literature?
⦿ Places to find Beta Readers – great list here for authors to investigate.
⦿ Iron Chef – “the acclaim of the people forever” is the only prize the contestants in this food competition receive.
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