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So what’s the difference between a Myth, a Fairytale, and a Legend? – by Caitlin Hobbs…

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on BookRiot:

I admit I can be a bit of a pedant. It’s not entirely my fault; I come by it naturally, with an English teacher for a mother and the lineage of librarians of which I’m a part. Arguments in my household require citations from reputable sources. I do try to use my tendency for good, more educational uses than the standard “well, actually” killjoy uses. I understand that there is a time and a place, even if I’m really excited to share this bit of fact I have.

But fewer things make my pedantic eye twitch come on stronger than when people get certain folklore terms mixed up. I don’t mean misunderstanding what the Aarne-Thompson index is or getting one specific creature wrong. I mean the basic stuff, like the difference between story types. It’s a small thing, but it’s greatly irritating when I come across a…

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Author: jowensauthor

I'm a geeky, animal/cat-loving author of Fantasy and YA Fiction. I'm a supporter of animal charities such as the WWF. I'm also a fan of anime and sci-fi/fantasy. I'm an avid reader as well, and enjoy mainly reading fantasies, mysteries, and books about animals. I have a B.A. in History with a minor in English. I also dabble in making jewelry, reading tarot, and am interested in the paranormal. You can find out more about me and my various books and writings at my website: You can also find me on Facebook, Google+, Tumblr, Twitter, Goodreads, and Pinterest.

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