Monthly Archives: March 2011

Pet Disposal

Writers’ Trigger: Most of my story prompts come from the newspaper. Not too long ago, Transport for London, listed items awaiting collection in their lost property office. Some of the abandoned items are worthy story starters. Consider a few of the 148,000 belongings awaiting claim: a … Continue reading


Risk Assessment

Writers’ Trigger: Pen Women met in Colorado Springs a couple of weeks ago, and Carol Caverly presented a program on creative non-fiction. I’m not sure what triggered the following anecdotes, but a number of women shared sex education stories. One woman’s story was that sex education … Continue reading

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Half Full / Half Empty

Writers’ Trigger: Coffee at-the-ready, I reached over to the end table beside the bed and picked up a poetry book that I had bought at a garage sale in Sedona. I don’t remember what I paid for it, because I had … Continue reading

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