Magic, Morality, and Madness
Crown of Queens is a draft of a Young Adult novel, intended for those aged between 12 and 17. The story follows a protagonist with no memory of who she really is. She journeys through realms and dimensions, trying her best to find the memories and magic taken from her by a woman who she doesn’t remember. Crown of Queens is written to comment on making mistakes, perceptions, and ideas of right and wrong. While also highlighting love, support, and forgiveness.
The companion exegesis, Magic, Morality, and Madness explore the evolution of fairy literature, highlighting the way it has branched out, but also the circular, yet innovative nature of fairy stories. It comments on how readers interact with stories and how that helps to develop personality, empathy, and morality. The exegesis draws attention to how parasocial relationships engage and influence readers beyond the page.