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How to Create a Legend of Place

Stories of place are often telling of events that happened a long time ago, handed down generation after generation, which might have acquired some bizarre or supernatural elements along the way, turning them into legends.

Other times the original story was an invention itself, a mythical, superstitious or hyperbolic explanation of why an unusual place looks the way it does. After all, people have always loved making up stories to amuse other people, and the best amongst these stories have arrived to us in the form of folk tales and legends.

So why not try and create a legend to share with your friends? Who knows what your story can become in 100 years’ time?

Download a few tips on how to create your very own local legend.