I've read it several times over many years, and each time I find it to be simply a confusing mystery with very little horror. I can't believe that King heaped such high praise upon this story, with one of the lamest endings I've ever encountered.
Award-winning screenplay writer Henderson Smith has always been fascinated by fairy tales. Today she chats with us about her book, "The Ugly Princess: The Legend of the Winnowwood." She explains why she made her princess ugly, why she finds the original fairy tales so enchanting and how her heart is ruled by a certain papichuahua.