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About audreyryan

semi-pro rogue theatre critic

little bird

Today when I came home to South Coast I happened to stop in at the Far Inn.  When I passed by the front door I looked at my feet and there was a tiny brown songbird sitting very still on … Continue reading

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Candice’s Thighs

Candice’s thighs were like pillars to the gods They were so strong and so sure Like every bounce she had ever taken in her life Had built those hips, those thighs Every time I looked at her I saw the … Continue reading

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Inspiration Squared

A friend of mine, a poetess and professor of the arts shared a link to a website with 66 Experiments for writers. As I perused the list, one of them inspired me to give it a try. The instructions were: … Continue reading

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Free Ravin

  I am an artist.  You are probably an artist too.  Anyways, one of my passions in life is supporting the arts in general and the artists in specific.  One of my beautiful friends is a fabulous designer of jewelry, … Continue reading

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Elephant Journal

I got published on The Elephant Journal blog. Check it out here! Thanks.

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Monomyth Monday: The Seventh Continent

Once upon a time there lived a girl. She lived in Suburbia, in the United States of America. She went to school and made very good grades, she played on the basketball team, but was not very good. Most of … Continue reading

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Crowdsourcing is the New Black

I recently had a really great idea. I am at an age when many people are asking the question, “do you want to have a baby?” I am a single woman choosing a creative path, no posh job with insurance … Continue reading

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Monomyth Monday: Clearly I’m Stuck at Level 3

As in all great journeys, sometimes the hero(ine) refuses the call. That’s what I’m doing right now. I was supposed to write a nice story following the format of Joseph Campbell’s concept of the monomyth, but I’ve been partying instead. … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt: A to Z

Abby is a blogger. Blogging is what she does. Couldn’t she do something else? Don’t ask questions this far into the story. Everyone thinks they have a better idea. For Abby, blogging was the thing. Giving her opinions on things … Continue reading

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Introducing…Monomyth Monday!

Starting next week I will be writing a story each Monday following the flow of the monomyth. This concept was elucidated by Joseph Campell in his book The Hero with a Thousand Faces. I think it’s an interesting thing to … Continue reading

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