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Claire Gebben
Attended Northwest Institute of Literary Arts
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Hair Beliefs Part VII: Sikh Hair
In the aftermath of the shooting at the Wisconsin Sikh Temple in 2012, The Huffington Post published a primer on the Sikh religion, an article that contains Sikh beliefs regarding hair. (The articles of faith listed below are based on an orthodox Sikh rite ...
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Book Launch Hair
I've written a book! Hurray! Just released this month, available in bookstores and on-line. The Last of the Blacksmiths, a novel of historical fiction (Coffeetown Press, 2014). Here I am signing the book at the launch event, with an excellent view of my cur...
I've written a book! Hurray! Just released this month, available in bookstores and on-line. The Last of the Blacksmiths, a novel of historical fiction (Coffeetown Press, 2014). Here I am signing the book at the launch event, ...
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Naturally blonde
On Facebook this week, my friend Elisabeth posted the following: "Today I took my naturally blonde hair for a walk on the wild side... some strawberry highlights. Nothing crazy -- being blonde is too much fun to give up entirely!" I sensed an issue. It was ...
On Facebook this week, my friend Elisabeth posted the following: "Today I took my naturally blonde hair for a walk on the wild side... some strawberry highlights. Nothing crazy -- being blonde is too much fun to give up ent...
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Best Hair of 2013
I've turned into something of a "hair stalker." I was blown away by this woman's hair the other day as we were leaving Costco. She was the "door checker person," and maybe she didn't notice me staring in open-mouthed admiration as she checked the contents o...
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Maiden name: Patterson
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My first novel was 101 pages, in pencil, on ruled notebook paper. Many words later ...
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I am a life-long student, fascinated by people, especially our innermost longings and how we overcome our greatest challenges.

I love hiking, history, yoga, family and friends.
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My novel "The Last of the Blacksmiths" is now available in bookstores and on Amazon.
Education
  • Northwest Institute of Literary Arts
    MFA, Creative Writing, 2008 - 2011
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