Thursday, June 19, 2014

The Girl Who Believed in Fairy Tales is Available!

Heather Baker believes in fairy tales, and she turns to their timeless wisdom whenever life gets difficult. Again and again, the playfulness, symbolism, and deeper meaning in fairy tales have filled Heather with hope, nurtured her spirit, and fired her imagination. Sometimes touching, and sometimes humorous, these loosely biographical tales capture three transformative experiences in her life.

In The Girl Who Watched for Elves, Heather takes a poignant journey through her past with a tarot reader and awakens to a sense life's magic

In The Girl Who Dreamed of Red Shoes, she grapples with desire and creates a life imbued with meaning in

In The Girl Who Couldn't Sing, she follows her heart until she finds her place in the world

The Girl Who Believed in Fairy Tales is a prelude to the Once Upon a Time Today, a collection of modern fairy tale retellings for those who have already left home.


That night the young woman dreamed of wastelands.

She wandered the scorched landscape in awe. Her mansion was obliterated, and gray skies promised nothing but hail storms. Yet, whatever had caused such a leveling sparked unrepentant ecstasy within her.

Far away, a line of trees—the forbidden forest—promised chthonic shelter. She marveled at her lack of sorrow, fear, and trepidation; it was the first night, in a long, long time, she was not of two parts.

The atom of her psyche had split, and a neutron—something key—had been released.