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How Not to Adapt an Adaptation

One of the common questions I'm asked about Cinderella, Necromancer is why I chose to go dark with the story instead of the light-hearted, somewhat upbeat version that's well-known in pop culture.
Except that the "light-hearted" version we know and love is, in itself, an adaptation. I love Disney as much as anyone (uhh... possibly more...), but that wasn't what I was going for here.
For the full explanation on writing adaptations and returning to the original source, click through to my guest post on Bibliobibuli YA today! <--- clicky
Hope everyone had a great weekend!

Excerpt on Rachel's Book Reviews!

Today over at Rachel's Book Reviews, you can read a [non-spoilery] excerpt from "Chapter Twenty-Six: The Second Ball" of Cinderella, Necromancer.
This excerpt shows Ellison actively working with dark powers in order to make a difference in her life and the life of her family... but you'll have to read on to find out how and why! wink

Guest Post on BookCrushin!

Today over on BookCrushin you can read an excerpt from "Chapter Four: The Leaving"(no spoilers! don't worry!) and a little post about how I came to the point of retelling the Cinderella fairy tale with... uh, necromancy.
I know, I know. It's not your usual mash-up. But I have a good reason! Read on to find out why! yell