Autumn Inspirations or “It’s a little chilly in the produce aisle”: September 2013 Open Mic

How Can I Help You?Sales associate: “Did you find everything okay?”

Vince: “I found everything okay, but it was a little chilly in the produce section.”

Associate: “Do you want the receipt in the bag?”

Vince: “I would like two receipts—one in the bag and one for my pocket.”

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Celebrating Whatcom: August 2013 Open Mic

Dear Writers,

From washing butter to cactus poaching to frightful television to exploring the mountain peaks of Whatcom County, September’s Open Mic was a delicious mix of weird, wild, and wonderful readings.

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About Town ~ August

Dear Writers,

August isn’t over yet! There is plenty for writers to do this coming week, from Open Mic Night to a live taping of Chuckanut Radio Hour to Bard on the Beach in Vancouver B.C.

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Downtown Bellingham from Sehome (photo from Wikimedia)

Monday, 8/26/13: Open Mic with Laurel Leigh, Village Books, 7 p.m., 360-671-2626, http://www.villagebooks.com

Tuesday, 8/27/13: Chuckanut Radio Hour featuring author Chelsea Cain (Let Me Go), Sudden Valley Dance Barn, 6:30 p.m., http://www.BrownPaperTickets.com

Tuesday, 8/27/13 and beyond: Bard on the Beach, Vancouver, B.C., 8 p.m., http://www.bardonthebeach.org

Wednesday, 8/28/13: WWU Professional Editing Program, Free Info Session, Village Books, 5:30 p.m., http://www.wwu.edu

Check out more events on my About Town page. Featured events are in Whatcom County or nearby unless otherwise noted.

XO Laurel Leigh

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