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Mystery Sculptures & Story Prompts

One of the really surprising things I’ve discovered about my new setting in Lake Oswego, is that there are statues and sculpture around just about every corner. Big and little. I live about a block from the town’s central plaza … Continue reading

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Feathersight and Inspiration

One of my Beloved Sisters, a biologist, told me once that there are two kinds of people in this world: feather finders, and everyone else. She says feather finders cannot help themselves—they find feathers wherever they go. I don’t know if … Continue reading

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Daydream Believer: The Three Word Story Prompt

Whilst attending the Cascade Writers Workshop last weekend I learned a nifty technique** for generating ideas for short stories, flash fiction, and even novels.  Ken Scholes walked us through a simple, 3-step exercise that had the group fleshing out a … Continue reading

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