First off, a shout out to my fabulous Legendary Ladies, the four bloggers who are helping me stay on top of my co-host duties this year!
Mary Garrett, or Storyteller Mary, blogging about Tales out of School.
Mary Garrett, writer and storyteller, tells folk tales, humorous tales and personal stories. She shared stories with her students at Francis Howell North High School and has since told at the Kansas City Storytelling Celebration, Texas, Timpanogos (Utah), O.O.P.S. (Ohio), and NSN (national) conferences, the St. Louis and St. Charles Storytelling Festivals, the Greater St. Louis Renaissance Faire, day care centers, parks, scout events, elementary through high schools, and retirement communities.
Lanise Brown, blogging about the Most Beautiful Libraries in the World.
Lanise Brown is a bookworm who dabbles in everything from science fiction to romance, classics, literary, nonfiction, graphic novels, and more. She's a daydreamer, would-be Timekeeper, ebook hoarder, part-time ninja, and an avid lover of all things Steampunk. In her spare time, she likes to write tales of science fiction and romance.
Twitter @Lanise_BrownFacebook @ https://www.facebook.com/BookReviewsLaniseBrown
Courtney Turner, blogging about Life on Maui
Courtney Turner blogs about life on Maui from a jungalow (jungle bungalow), providing amusing insider perspectives about the reality of living on Maui as opposed to vacationing on Maui so that Maui residents can be more informed and connected.
Corinne Rodrigues, blogging about the A to Z of Self Leadership
And now, to some of the themes I have been avidly reading and following this year:
Scottish Folktales, at The Wee White Hoose
Mythological Ramblings, at A Year with the Mad Grad Student
Heidi Dahlsveen's storytelling theme on Understanding Trolls (the Norwegian folklore kind, not the Internet kind)
Minor characters and their stories in Indian epics, on Modhukori
The Little Princess' theme of the many types of love, and tales from India to illustrate all of them
Famous and intriguing personalities from the 16th century on The Art of Not Getting Published (and not just from Europe!)
Sharon Marie Himsl's theme on Famous Inventions by Women
Hannah Givens' theme on LGBT+ superheroes! I am learning a lot from this one! :)
The theme of female monsters and the monstrous feminine on Part Time Monster
The mythology theme on Flaming Sun, presenting a full tale every day, mostly from Indian mythology
Sarah Zama's theme on the Roaring Twenties in America
Alex Hurst's beautiful posts and pictures about life in Japan
Sara C. Snider's theme on tree-related writing prompts for amazing flash fiction
The "Names from the Decameron" theme on Onomastics Outside the Box
Happy visiting, happy posting!