Good Morning Everybody,
Last night I had the strangest dream. I dreamt there was a play that was a combination of about 2 or 3 Shakespeare plays (including King Lear and A Mid-Summer's Night's Dream). Don't ask me how these two even remotely go together, but apparently anything can happen in dreams. (I'm not sure if there was a 3rd play mixed in there or what it was, but it's possible).
In the line of retelling stories...
I don't know if any of you have read Politically Correct Fairy Tales (I believe by James Finn Garner) but it's pretty funny. The prince, in Sleeping Beauty instead of marrying the princess decides to adopt something like the Lotus Position and meditate because he thinks that's what she's doing! LOL It's pretty funny. But it reminds me of my dream. Not exactly the stories you remember, but good for a laugh and entertainment.
I suppose I should say that the dream inspired me to great heights, but all it did was leave me with the proverbial desire to scratch my head and ask, "What was that?" I also don't know what my high school alma mater had to do with all that, and why it looked so different in my dreams, but that's unconscious thought for you.
Rarely do dreams inspire or influence my writing. Conjure A Man is the exception to that rule. It's loosely based off a dream I had, and inspiration that hit me immediately after I woke up.
What about you? Are your dreams as muddled as mine? Do they inspire you? Influence your writing in any way? Also, have you read any retellings of stories that made you laugh?
Have A Witty Wednesday!