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YWW Portland: Fun With Folklore with Kate Ristau
October 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fun With Folklore
Folklore is the stories, art, music, and traditions that we share with our friends and inherit from our families. As writers, it can help us to think about why stories last — what makes them resonate across time and space? Join me to talk about how you can use folklore to launch into your own story.
About Kate Ristau
Kate Ristau is the author of the middle-grade series, Clockbreakers, and the young adult series, Shadow Girl. She is the Executive Director of Willamette Writers. In her ideal world, magic and myth combine to create memorable stories with unforgettable characters. Until she finds that world, she’ll live in a house in Oregon, where they found a sword behind the water heater and fairies in the backyard. You can find her online at Kateristau.com.