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A Fool's Errand

Crime writer and fellow blogger D.S. Nelson has offered another terrific story prompt – this ‘photo of the tarot card ‘The Fool.’ Thanks so much, D.S., for the inspiration! 1,054 more words

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Lyra Marsh, and Camp

Camp NaNoWriMo?  Over tomorrow.  And I realized again why I never do camp… it just doesn’t feel urgent enough.  Which isn’t to say it wasn’t worth it.  2,100 more words

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Findhorn film launches: An Enquiry into a New Story for Humanity

This weekend the oldest eco-village, Findhorn, launches an important film to commemorate its extraordinarily ambitious 2014 New Story Summit. I have just read a review by one of the talented filmmakers, Rhonda Fabian, who I had the good fortune to meet at the Summit.  442 more words

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You Only See What She Wants You to See*

We humans are bombarded with so much stimuli that it’s nearly impossible to sort it all out. So, we make judgements and assumptions about people based on just a few salient cues. 1,054 more words

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Broadcasting Resistance - a review of Low Power to the People by Christina Dunbar-Hester

In trying to build a different tomorrow, activists find themselves using the tools of today. And quite often the tools of yesterday as well. The choice of which tools to use and how to use them often winds up shaping the narratives around a given cause or social movement as events dubbed “Twitter Revolutions” or “Facebook Revolutions” attest. 1,956 more words

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Big Money Pond

Though the rain began to splatter hard not just spit, her mom and aunt didn’t hurry up and follow her to their car. Frankie was a little tired, ready to go, and leaned against the Oldsmobile’s back door, waiting. 2,871 more words

"Crooked," NEW from the novel "Pushing the River"

You could see it right away when he was born. Something strange with one side of his face. Even as a brand new teeny little newborn, barely out long enough to have dried off and gotten the feeling of air in his lungs. 440 more words

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