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Robert's Raves
Robert Rodriguez's popular series examining story elements and themes in tales from around the world.

The European Scene
Sam Cannarozzi's articles on European feativals and happenings.

Story Types
Articles on specific stories, genres, and types of telling.

Tips and Programs
How-to articles.

Festivals
Reports on some of the best.

Reviews
Of recordings, books, games, and other stuff.

Panel Reviews
Listen in as a group of reviewers debate and discuss their reactions to the latest releases.

Joe's Page
Contributions by and about the late storyteller Joe Healy

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Why I Hate Lady Ragnell
A four-part examination of the Lady Ragnell story.

Part I
Lady Ragnell: A summary of how it is usually told

—published in WIP Summer 1996.

Part II
Why I Hate Lady Ragnell

by Alan Irvine.
—published in WIP Summer 1996.

Part III
Conversation Concerning Our Favorite Hag: A Rebuttal
by Annie Hawkins and Marie Winger
—published in WIP Winter 1997.

Part IV
Alan Responds to the Rebuttal
by Alan Irvine
—published in WIP Winter 1997.

 

Special Features

Why I Hate Lady Ragnell Alan Irvine's article and the rebuttal it engendered.

The Disney Stories Debate

What Are the Rules?

Variations on Storycrafting: Thomas the Rymer