What could be better than a night of short stories in a space full of art in a town full of wine? Answer: nothing! Dime Stories are 3-minute open readings before a live audience. All are welcome, so bring your most riveting, your funniest, or most heart-wrenching prose or just a listening ear. Dime Stories, International is the national radio and podcast series that inspired 3-minute fiction on NPR. Join the newest chapter in beautiful wine country, Temecula and become a part of the Dime Stories network! The audience chooses the the top three stories, which are recorded and broadcast on Dime Stories website. You can read fiction or creative nonfiction, even a novel excerpt with a slapdash ending. The three-minute rule is enforced.

$5.00 donation at the door is very much appreciated.

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    Rhonda Rhonda joined
    January 21
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    ruth p. ruth p. joined
    January 3
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    Tim Tim joined
    October 9
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    Mark H. Mark H. joined
    September 28
    Mark H.
    "HS science teacher. Ove steampunk, western, sci-fi and anything interesting (but not "romantic"­ or erotic in nature)."
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    CH CH joined
    September 16
    CH
    "I am a creative writer."
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    Tim B. Tim B. joined
    September 14
    Tim B.
    "I am a would be writer who has never written much of anything. I'm on a local City Council. I recently lost my wife of 40 years so I need to get out of the house. I have good memories of hanging out with a group of story tellers in the 70s."
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    Marti & F. Marti & F. joined
    September 13
    Marti & F.
    "I am searching again to learn more about me. I have always been told I tell good stories. Maybe it is time!"
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    Robert J. Robert J. joined
    September 12
    Robert J.
    "New to Temecula, been a storyteller for many years. Married, kids are gone, became a grandad this year. I believe there's nothing better than a grand story, and I'd love hear and share them!"
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    Lynda G. Lynda G. joined
    September 8
    Lynda G.
    "Lynda StarWriter"
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    Joseph C. Joseph C. joined
    September 8
    Joseph C.
    "Hi. I'm Joe, an avid story lover, novice storyteller, hoping to challenge myself with new experiences and meet fun people doing it."
 
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