Daily Archives: November 2, 2012

What makes a folktale?

I mentioned before that the trinity of myth, legend, and folktale is semi-standard within folklore. Those aren’t the only narrative forms out there — we could talk about fables and tall tales and so on — but for whatever reason, … Continue reading


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From DEAD MAN’S HAND by Pati Nagle: William

Excerpt from Dead Man’s Hand by Pati Nagle. Copyright © Pati Nagle. All rights reserved. (listen to William’s soundtrack on Pandora) Hertfordshire, England William Weare sat up, much annoyed, and took the coins from his eyes. He had been in … Continue reading


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