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Virginia Lamkin
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http://www.seeksghosts.blogspot.com/
Professional Storyteller is a network for people who work in the field of oral storytelling. Please write a brief paragraph about your work.
I taught folklore to college students for several years. My favorite genre is ghost folktales, legends and myths. I have adapted several of my favorites so they can be told. I also keep an extensive collection of ghost tales, including real haunting on my blog Seeks Ghosts.

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Stories I told my students…

I love telling children stories. This is the beginning of my series on how traditional children’s folktale stories travel around the world--taking on the flavor of the country they are told within. This story is a version of the Aesop fable The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse. As stories travel they change but still have similar elements. My favorite version of this fable is told in Japan. It is the same story-- but not.

 

I adapted this from a story entitled The Two…

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Posted on April 9, 2013 at 7:30pm

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At 12:15pm on April 9, 2013, Lois Sprengnether Keel (LoiS) said…

Welcome, Virginia!

I'm sure you'll enjoy the group, Ghost Storytellers.  Beyond that, peek in the various groups to see what interests you.  Joining a group is only necessary if you want to speak there.  The forum has general discussions.  Blogs here are whatever members want them to be.  You can also post photos, videos, and events.  Something easily overlooked, but can be a big help is the search box in the upper right corner to find topics or locations (such as Albuquerque or some place you'll be visiting).  There's an international networking here that I think you'll enjoy.

 
 
 

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