Once…Tales, Myths and Legends of Faerie

R99.95

by Ronel Janse van Vuuren

Narrated by Roshina Ratnam

Length: 3 hours 15 min

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Damsels in distress, curses, echoes of faery tales, and tragic love affairs swirl together in 16 stories found in a dragon’s lair by a curious half-fae. Unexpected changes to reality cause more than one damsel to turn into a strong, independent woman who takes charge of her own life. A collection of short stories about Faerie and the fae that live in the human realm. A few of the stories have won competitions, and all of them have enchanted listeners. Learn their secrets and enter the realm of the fae….

This audiobook has a bonus short story.

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Ronel Janse van Vuuren infuses her writing with folklore, magic and mythology. She shares some of her work for free on WattpadINK: Skryf in Afrikaans and on her blog Ronel the Mythmaker under #TwistedTaleTuesday for flash fiction pieces and sometimes longer short stories on Sundays.

Every second Thursday of the month she shares her research on a particular folklore topic for #FolkloreThursday and how it plays out in her writing.

For the first Wednesday of the month, she shares her writing highs and lows with fellow writers of the Insecure Writer’s Support Group.

For every third Wednesday of the month she shares writerly wisdom – either her own or a guest’s – with other authors with the #AuthorToolboxBlogHop.

She is a regular contributor over on Writer to Writers, sharing writing advice (among other things) and she’s also a regular contributor on Writing Wranglers and Warriors.

In 2016 she won the honour of being Writer of the Year on INK and in 2017 she came second. (For more, check out the Accolades page and My Writing pages.)

2017 was an extraordinary year for Ronel in publishing:

Two of her short stories (Hoop op Oukersaand and Saphira en die Toorlied) were published in INK’s anthology Inkspraak.

Two of her short stories (Just Deserts and Lights) were accepted and published in the anthology Cinderella Reimagined – a project where authors actually receive royalties on books sold.

Her short story Black Moon was accepted for publication in the Agorist Writers’ Workshop’s third Clarion Call Anthology Unbound.

All of this somehow led to her own – surprise publication as part of a competition prize – short story collection Eens… (An Afrikaans book she’s currently working on rewriting in English, scheduled for publication in 2018).

Though not intended, all of the above fall under the New Adult genre. Readers can find various moments of hope, inspiration, questions and fun in her themes of love, anarchy, sisterhood and power (among others) while enjoying her dark humour in the – for the most part – dark fantasy stories.

Rosh is a puppeteer by trade, and just like how she brings her puppets to life, she does so with voicing her characters. With a beautifully light voice, Rosh brings everything to the table. She can nail any accent, and gets invested in your book like no one else

Title: Once…Tales, Myths and Legends of Faerie

Written by: Ronel Janse van Vuuren

Published by: Audioshelf (Pty) Ltd.

Published: 14 September 2018

Read by: Roshina Ratnam

Duration: 3 Hours 15 Minutes

Genre:  Fantasy, Young Adult

ISBN:  978-0-9947029-7-5