Changing Direction: Story Cubes Challenge Week 1 response

Prompts: Lightbulb, Halloween/ghosts/ghoulies, skyscraper/office building, sleeping/alarm clock ringing, turning, rocket crashing in space, sunrise/sunset, sheriff’s badge/star, bowl of steaming something Changing Direction May 2008 Ellie stood at the entrance to the site and looked up at the girders rising high above the ground, the sunrise painting the steel in pinks and purples. Except the places where red and black spray paint marred the office building’s skeleton. She turned to look at the Fairfax County sheriff’s deputy. “It looks like a Halloween prank a few days early,” she said, stuffing her hands in the pockets of her lightweight jacket. “You’re sure …

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New home for Welcome to Exeter…

Whoa! That’s not the site that was here yesterday. Nope. I finally switched over to WordPress.org so I could put the site on my domain, which has been sitting vacant for a while. So if you have this page bookmarked, go ahead and update the link to www.jenniecoughlin.com. If you run into a broken link, please let me know. It looks like tags got lost along the way, so some of the navigation links I imported point back to the old site. I tried to catch them all, but I’m sure I missed a couple. Hope you enjoy poking around …

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Rory’s Story Cubes Challenge IV: Week 1

Last week I was making the rounds wearing my Author Jennie hat in both Massachusetts and Virginia, and I spoke to a lot of people about Rory’s Story Cubes and the Story Cubes Challenge. So now it’s time for Round 4 of the challenge. Like Round 3, this one involves three cubes each from the original set, Actions and Voyages. If you’re new to the challenge, here’s the scoop: I post a photo of nine Story Cubes on Wednesday morning. You write a story using all nine cubes. If you want to post a link (or the story itself) in …

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