Author's Note: This one I envision as a kids' picture book with funny illustration of Sally's reactions to each morning's offerings, as well as simple recipes for each type of waffle in the back of the book, and maybe space for the owner to write in their own favorite waffle recipes. Illustrators of the world, … Continue reading Waffles Are Awful!
Author's Note: I wrote this initially as a one-off story, but later realized it could be a jumping off point for a whole series of children's stories about the many lessons that various animals took from different versions of the Malu myth. If I ever find an illustrator, this might turn into something special. Aleexi … Continue reading The Skinny Little Lion
Author's Note: This one was inspired by the unexamined question: “Why did the wolf want to come in, in the first place?” As it turned out, I'm glad asked. Once upon a time, there were three little pigs that set out to build their own homes and seek their fortunes in the wide world. … Continue reading The Three Little Pigs: Reprise
Author's Note: Are there any illustrators out there? Because all this one needs to become an elementary school classroom staple is a good illustrator to bring it to life. If you're out there, hit me up. Hi, my name’s Sally Rook. I’m six years old. Every night when I go to bed, my Daddy … Continue reading Sally Rook Writes a Book
Author's Note: It's fun to play with fairy tales. The smallest tweaks spin out surprisingly different stories and lessons. Once upon a time, there were three little pigs that set out into the world to seek their fortunes. The first little pig came upon a man carrying a bundle of straw and asked … Continue reading Well-Fed Wolves