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WEP: A Christmas Fairytale

“Ella, will you stop looking in the mirror and help me hang the stockings?”

“Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s the fairest of them all… me!”

“How have you not got tired of that after two years? What do you expect to see in there, your Prince Charming?”

“Oof, you’re just being a jealous step-sister. Why don’t you ask Santa to give you extra height this year?”

“You’re being mean and FYI, this year I’m asking for a successful career as a memorable writer.”

*** Years later ***

Newspaper Headline: Years later, Disney Princesses still rule the hearts of young girls.


Finally, made it for this month’s WEP 😁!

Tagline: A dialogue between two sisters that turns into an inspiration for one of them.


Word Count – 99 words: For comments, anything works.

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29 responses to “WEP: A Christmas Fairytale”

  1. Hello Bernadette! Great little entry. So glad you made it to WEP for this prompt! Love the fractured fairy tale and the ‘mirror’ of Narcissus. Brilliant!

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    1. Thanks Denise πŸ™‚ Glad to be back!

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  2. Thank you for joining us this month! Such a charming little story!

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    1. Glad I (finally) made it too πŸ˜€

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  3. Cute story. Mirror, mirror, I actually joke about that line at home.
    Nancy

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    1. I wonder how the mirror feels about that πŸ€”

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  4. You always know how to make me smile!

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  5. Short and to the point. Great entry for this prompt.

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  6. Better to be a memorable writer than a vain Princess. ☺ Cute story.

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    1. I quite agree πŸ™‚ Thanks for reading.

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  7. Hi Bernadette – made me laugh …a fun little tale – congratulations on getting here!

    All the best for this time of year – cheers Hilary

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    1. Thanks Hilary. Season’s greetings and best wishes πŸ™‚

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  8. Very fun entry. Packs just the right PUNCH!

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  9. Smiling broadly here. Thank you – a fairy tale ending that I could support. The relying on a Prince Charming has worried me since I was little…

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    1. Well, Prince Charming did have a part to play β€” being non-existent πŸ˜‰

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  10. Great flash! Thank you! Happy Holidays!

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    1. Thanks Yolanda πŸ™‚ Season’s greetings.

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  11. Cute and fun. Thanks for the smile. I’m always blown away by your skill with low wordcounts!

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    1. Glad you enjoyed it 😊. Thanks for stopping by.

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  12. Short and subtle… but it packs a punch!

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  13. Cute, and I like the come-uppance :). Though she might have created a monster, in the form of Disney princesses.

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    1. I guess inspiration strikes in weird ways…

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  14. This one flipped the Cinderella story on its head. But Ella has it wrong. The fairest of them all is me! πŸ˜‰

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    1. Don’t let her hear that πŸ™Š.

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  15. A fairy tale with an interesting message! The princess gets her wish, the writer not!

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