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Mini Sledgehammers Are Coming

Join us for Mini Sledgehammer events this winter!

Saturday, December 5, 2009
1-3 p.m.

Cloud and Leaf Bookstore
148 Laneda Drive
Manzanita, Oregon 97130

Saturday, December 12, 2009
2-4 p.m.

St. Johns Booksellers
8622 N. Lombard Street
Portland, Oregon 97203

These events feature the 2009 Sledgehammer grand prize winner as well as a 36-minute writing contest for you to flex your own competition muscles!


At the Finish Line

Twelve teams competed in Portland this year, and all twelve finished–one with only fifteen seconds to spare. Nice work, writers! Now rest up for the reading tomorrow night.


Onlookers, join us as the participants take the spotlight with their stories. You’ll get to vote on your favorites!

Monday, August 31, 6 p.m.
Writers’ Dojo, 7518 N. Chicago Ave., Portland

Sledgehammer Portland Begins!

The Portland Fiction Project at Food Front, the first scavenger hunt stop.

The Portland Fiction Project at Food Front, the first scavenger hunt stop.

Look out, Portland. Twelve teams of writers are now roaming your streets in search of things to write about. Iiiit’s Sledgehammer!

Sledgehammer Portland 2009 Teams:

Inatius and Myrna
Smarmy of One
The Listmaker
Portland Fiction Project
Lani Jo Leigh
Bob Ferguson
Kim Crow
Amber Hatt

Good luck, everyone!

Change in Rates

Several of you have asked about teams of two or three and the possibility of a lower team rate to reflect this. Well, you’ve convinced us that it’s a good idea. Here is the new rates breakdown:

Individual: $20
Team of Two: $40
Team of Three: $60
Team of Four or More: $75

So what’s holding you back? Register now!

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