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Year of the Monkey writing contest for August : )
Okay, writers, here are the rules and regulations for the August version of The Great Bamboo Ridge Year of the Monkey Writing Contest.

Year of the Monkey writing contest for July : )
Okay, writers, here are the rules and regulations for the June version of The Great Bamboo Ridge Year of the Monkey Writing Contest.

June Winners for The Year of the Monkey writing contest : )
Congratulations to Leilaniolanai, Jim Harstad, and Doreen B. You've each won 10 Bamboo Bucks to use in the online store.

Year of the Monkey Writing Contest for June : )
The Great Bamboo Ridge Year of the Monkey Writing Contest continues. I repeat yet again: Everyone has a 100 word story.

Winner for the Year of the Monkey Contest for May : )
And the winner for May is Jim Harstad. He's won 10 Bamboo Bucks that he can redeem at the BR virtual bookstore.

On the bus back from Cambridge
Recently, I’ve been struggling with that all too familiar enemy—the blank page.

Year of the Monkey Writing Contest for May : )
The Great Bamboo Ridge Year of the Monkey Writing Contest continues. I repeat: Everyone has a 100 word story. I can help you write yours.

Year of the Monkey Writing Contest for April : )
We're baaack. It's time for The Great Bamboo Ridge Year of the Monkey Writing Contest.

How you can get a ONE-ON-ONE creative writing session w/ author D. Carreira Ching
To celebrate the release of his new novel 'Between Sky and Sea', Donald Carreira Ching is offering his writing expertise to a few lu

Year of the Ram writing contest for February : )
What? I thought I said we always take February off. What?

Events

Thursday, September 08, 2016 1:30 PM
BAMBOO RIDGE #108 Reading at LCC
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 6:30 PM
WINE & WORDS: The BR Stars of '16!
Friday, September 30, 2016 3:00 PM
BAMBOO RIDGE #108 Reading at UHM
Sunday, October 02, 2016 2:00 PM
CHRISTY PASSION and DONALD CARREIRA CHING reading at Revolution Books
Tuesday, October 04, 2016 7:00 PM
CHRISTY PASSION reading at HPU
Friday, October 21, 2016 7:00 PM
CHRISTY PASSION and DONALD CARREIRA CHING reading at M.I.A.

Bamboo Shoots

August 18, 2016
Published by JIM HARSTAD | Thursday, August 18, 2016 10:41 PM
Lahilahi, August 1966
Published by JIM HARSTAD | Thursday, August 11, 2016 9:57 PM
August, 100 words.
A Spot of Serendipity
Published by DOREEN B. | Tuesday, August 09, 2016 3:55 PM
School supplies, 100 words
Summer Haiku
Published by LANNING | Saturday, August 06, 2016 7:35 PM
August Year of the Monkey contest
Year of the Monkey writing contest for August : )
Published by BAMBOO BUCKAROO | Monday, August 01, 2016 3:51 AM
Ants: Farewell SKHS 1958
Published by JIM HARSTAD | Friday, July 29, 2016 7:30 PM
100 words for July.
Fireworks
Published by DOREEN B. | Wednesday, July 06, 2016 11:57 PM
A haiku
Now You See It
Published by LANNING | Monday, July 04, 2016 1:32 AM
1000 words for July.