A spoilt princess craves possession of the one thing she can't have in this new spin on a familiar tale.
Read by Nicola Jo Cully
Written by Kirsty Logan
Producer: Eilidh McCreadie
'Scottish Shorts' showcases the best new writing from Scotland. Kirsty Logan graduated in 2009 from Glasgow University's Creative Writing MLitt; over the next year she won a New Writers Award from the Scottish Book Trust, the Gillian Purvis Award, and third place in the Bridport Prize. She regularly performs her own work and recently read at the Edinburgh International Book Festival. Her short fiction has been published in around 80 anthologies and literary magazines. Kirsty is currently working on her first novel and a short story collection.