This was a fun guest post I wrote for A Quiet Pint. Read the post, but stick around for the blog and definitely check out Bishop’s impressive list of books!
In this edition of A Story is Born, I.L. Cruz is here to talk about her Enchanted Isle series. I found I.L. through her blog, Fairy Tale Feminista. If you like faerie tales, you’ll really enjoy her site. I highly recommend it, even if she does spell it fairy instead of faerie.
Starting from the Beginning: The Birth of The Enchanted Isles series
I remember the story that started it all.
My daughter was perfecting the art of being two and refused to stay down for her nap. My solution was to read to her from a book of fairy tales she’d gotten for her birthday. One of the stories was Rumpelstiltskin. I read the story and she fell asleep, but my mind kept turning the story over and over in my mind.
It’s a story about a woman who had a lying father, who claimed she could…
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