From Sea and Be Scene:
Link: Jane Maggs bringing up Bellevue
“I was in a writing class and we were asked to modernize a fairy tale and I always loved Rumpelstiltskin (for its dark weirdness) and SOMEHOW it morphed out of that tiny idea. I guess it came from the idea of this person speaking to you and until you figure out who he is â€“ you are weirdly indebted to him. Thinking of how to put that into a modern context was a sort of brain exercise that got some wheels turning.” Continue reading.