1. September Folklore Sampler: Of Proverbs and Selkies and Mapping the Grim


    October 4, 2015 by Paula Reed Nancarrow

    At the beginning of September I mentioned a new hashtag on Twitter I enjoy following – #FolkloreThursdays. My first post …
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  2. Relax, Blogger: You Made Your Goal. Now What?


    September 27, 2015 by Paula Reed Nancarrow

    In January, as people are wont to do, I set a reach goal for the year. To spend an average …
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  3. Buried Women’s History: Lighting the Lantern for Clara Ueland


    September 20, 2015 by Paula Reed Nancarrow

    As many of you know, I was scheduled yesterday to tell stories to children at a lantern lighting ceremony at …
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  4. Kid Brain in Babyland


    September 14, 2015 by Paula Reed Nancarrow

    Yesterday I walked in the City of the Dead. That’s how I always feel when I’m in a cemetery; like …
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  5. 5 Folktales About Grief


    September 6, 2015 by Paula Reed Nancarrow

    “There is probably more folklore emanating from mortals’ response to dying and death than any other human experience.” D. L. …
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  6. 26 Authors on the Art of Quotation


    August 30, 2015 by Paula Reed Nancarrow

    Yes.  For my last post in the #AUTHORityAugust series, I thought I’d get all meta on you, and let the …
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  7. Speak, Memory: Nabakov and 49 other Authors on What It Is to Remember


    August 23, 2015 by Paula Reed Nancarrow

    My daughter Maggie got me Vladimir Nabokov’s Speak, Memory one year for Christmas; it seems a fitting title for this …
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