The Multicolored Diary
Following Folktales Around the World
StorySpotting: Folklore in popular culture
Girl in the Chair: Research for Storytellers
Diversity A to Z
WTF - Weird Things in Folktales
WTF Hungary - Weird Things in Hungarian Folktales
Folktales of Endangered Species
Wednesday, January 19, 2022
Dear 'gemstone lore' writers
This is going to be a weirdly specific rage post. Deal with it. So, I have been researching folktales, legends, and myths about gemstones fo...
Sunday, January 16, 2022
Hispanic Snow Whites do exist
Once again, for the people in the back: folktales have variants . In the oral tradition, they exist in many versions. Snow White is not a si...
Friday, December 31, 2021
It has now become tradition on this blog to post on the last day of the year about the earworms I wake up with every morning. For some reaso...
Tuesday, December 7, 2021
StorySpotting: Madrigal magic powers (Encanto)
StorySpotting is a weekly or kinda-weekly series about folktales, tropes, references, and story motifs that pop up in popular media, from TV...
Tuesday, November 30, 2021
The Storytellers' Secret Santa
Who wouldn't want to receive a shiny, new, exciting story for the winter holiday of their choice - from a fellow storyteller? This winte...
Monday, November 29, 2021
The Greenland Bestiary (Island folktales 1. - Greenland)
As a sequel to the Following folktales around the world reading challenge, I decided to start reading minority and indigenous folktales. &qu...
Monday, November 22, 2021
Tales of the Sea Nomads (Folktales of Asian minorities 2. - Moken)
As a sequel to the Following folktales around the world reading challenge, I decided to start reading minority and indigenous folktales. You...
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