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Thursday, June 14, 2012

Fairy Tales and a FREE Read with Elizabeth Black

And They Lived Happily Ever After – The New Fairy Tales Craze By Elizabeth Black

Fairy tales are becoming insanely popular – more popular than ever before. With television shows such as "Once Upon A Time" and "Grimm", re-imaginings of Show White and Red Riding Hood are emerging in Hollywood. Fairy tales have once again become popular in romance and fantasy fiction. Take Anne Rice's Sleeping Beauty trilogy, which she wrote using the pen name A. N. Roquelaure. Then there was "Snow, Glass, Apples", Neil Gaiman's retelling of Snow White from the Wicked Queen's point of view.

I've even seen calls for retellings of fairy tales for the horror market. Imagine Snow White discovering her seven dwarves are zombies, or Rapunzel is one of H. P. Lovecraft's Old Ones locked in that tower to keep her away from the townspeople. I've been invited to write two such horror stories for a submission call. One is the Rapunzel/Lovecraft story. The other is a zombie version of "The Bremen Town Musicians". These will be quite unique and fun.
I've started my own erotic fairy tales series, starting with my short story "Purr", which is a retelling of "Puss In Boots". This story was caught up in the censorship wars a few months back when Paypal pitched a fit over erotic content in romance e-books. "Purr" was banned for a few weeks at AllRomanceeBooks and Smashwords. So was my publisher's entire line of books. News of the censorship got out, which resulted in my selling a ton of copies of "Purr" at Amazon. There is a bit of kink that could easily raise a censor's eyebrows, but it's all between consenting adults. So there was no reason to ban the book. I won't tell you exactly what the kink is, but suffice to say that my Puss is a shapeshifting kitty, and kitties like cream. Use your imagination.
This summer, I'm self-publishing for the first time. I plan to release erotic retellings of two
fairy tales. "Climbing Her Tower" is a retelling of "Rapunzel". "Trouble In Thigh High Boots" is my second, longer retelling of "Puss In Boots". I plan to write an erotic retelling of "Beauty and the Beast" after those two have been on the market for awhile.

This isn't the first time I've retold a fairy tale with an erotic twist. The very first story I ever published was a retelling of Cinderella after she marries the handsome prince. Suffice to say things weren't going well in the Magic Kingdom. It was entitled "Happily Ever After", and I wrote it for Scarlet Magazine in the U. K. I've wanted to write more erotic fairy tales ever since, and now I've finally given in to that urge.

And now, a treat. Here is an excerpt from my soon-to-be-released erotic novella "Climbing Her Tower", my retelling of Rapunzel. Enjoy!

When Prince Richard emerged from the flue, he was covered with soot, so filthy that Rapunzel laughed, a hearty and cheery sound as much a tension release as it was joy at seeing his rumpled state. He swept her up in his soiled arms and kissed her firmly on the mouth, his lips bruising her own with his passion. In her distress over learning the witch's true identity and at nearly getting caught, she felt a strong need for his embrace and love. They didn't speak. They didn't even guide each other. Clothing flew from their bodies and in seconds, they intertwined on her bed, bodies writhing together like one mad animal. In seconds, he was inside her, thrusting with such vigor that he grunted with each stroke. He put so much of his weight against her body that she had trouble breathing; so she lifted her legs to allow him to penetrate her deeper and harder. With the thrill of nearly being caught inspiring their lust, they bucked and kissed, their fevered embraces growing more and more passionate as the seconds passed. Prince Richard released her and with a rough grip on her arm, tossed her onto her stomach. He fisted her long hair and pulled it, forcing her head back with a jerk. As he guided his cock into her mouth, he used her hair to move her head back and forth until he thrust her head so fully against himself, that she took his entire cock into her mouth. She gagged but did not release him. Instead, she grabbed his hips with her hands and thrust him deeper into the back of her throat. She relished the taste of his cock, salty and hot, with its own musky smell that made her head spin with desire. He grew thicker and longer as he moved in and out of her sweetness, tongue flicking along his shaft from side to side, making him jerk in his lust. She took all of him in, as far back into her throat as she could, and with a muffled cry, he spurt into her mouth, hips bucking with each ejaculation. She swallowed every last drop and wiped her cheek and lips of the few that got away.

He left her tower by the light of the full moon, climbing down on her golden tresses. She watched as he walked off into the distance and then rode away on his horse. Alone, she hummed to herself and hugged her body where he had caressed her. She cupped her full breasts and imagined the feel of his soft lips against her nipples. He would return in a fortnight to pleasure her yet again! And soon she would finish weaving her ladder so she could at long last make her escape. She needed only this evening to weave the ladder long enough for her to climb down and drop to the ground – and into his arms forever.

Here is the blurb for "Purr", my short erotic version of Puss In Boots.

The alluring puss in boots Muca aspired for her master to become the richest and most respected man in the land, but her job was cut out for her. Could she convince the local farmers to trust in her against the vicious ogre who ruled the region?

Read all about "Purr" at this link:

Here are buy links for "Purr". Go ahead! Read a banned

New Dawning Bookfair:

Amazon Kindle:



Would you like a free read? Are you a fan of the American TV show "Once Upon A Time"? I am! I've written a romantic fan fiction story based on OUAT's characters Rumpelstiltskin and Belle, with a little Regina thrown in. It's entitled "Every Deal Has A Price" and it's labeled T at Here's a link to read what I've written so far. This is an on-going story.

Enjoy your fairy tales and remember, there's always a happily ever after ending. Even for the zombies.


  1. Climbing her Tower sure isn't the version I remember from when I was younger. Love yours better

  2. Thanks, Lindsay. She does become preggers in the original fairy tale. She sure didn't get that way from knitting. ;)


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