What makes a story is the ability it has to relate to the reader. The power you get from a story is how you are able to relate it to yourself.
In our head, princesses have specific qualities. But aren't there exceptions for all of them? What princess are in your life? What princesses do you write?
Limited resources requires different organizing methods. Quilt organizing for life and stories, takes what you have to create and function.
Reaching a quarter of a century is an experience. I now see how life is a process of flipping quarters, but I get to influence the side it lands on.
We know the story of the ugly duckling. There are plenty of ducklings in life. Learn early on to see the value and potential in the ducklings.