25 Ways To Fuck With Your Characters. As storyteller, you are god.
And to be frank, you’re not a particularly nice god — at least, not if you want your story to resonate with readers. A good storyteller is a crass and callous deity who treats the characters under his watchful eye like a series of troubled butt-puppets. From this essential conflict — storyteller versus character — a story is born. B-Rhymes - The Rhyme and Slant Rhyme Dictionary - StumbleUpon.
Cinderella - Brothers Grimm. Brothers Grimm, translated by Margaret Taylor (1884) Cinderella is one of some 209 of the most famous fairy tales collected by Jacob (1785-1863) and Wilhelm Grimm (1786-1859), and first published in 1812.
This tale has been particularly popular in all of its many forms and adaptations. The character has become an archetypal rags-to-riches figure.