Fantastic true story – inspiration for yours?

Where do you get your ideas? Story from Astoria, Oregon, Flavel family
Deserted Flavel family house in Astoria, Oregon

An amazing story in the Daily Astorian, local paper for Astoria in Oregon. It reads like the transcript of a film – all it needs is dialogue: the fall of the house of Flavel.

An influential rich family come to degradation and violence, a deserted mansion full of mysteries, a missing heiress and lots of questions.

Any one chunk of this long story would inspire a novel, a play, a screenplay, a TV series – crime, mystery, thriller, horror, even romance.

If you’re searching for ideas, this story could give you the spur your imagination needs.

Read, be inspired, start writing. Let me know how it goes!

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4 thoughts on “Fantastic true story – inspiration for yours?

  1. Arabella-I wanted to thank you for stopping by my website. I’ve just email subscribed to yours. I really like the ideas! I live in Portland, Oregon and am not far from Astoria. I can’t say I’ve seen the house though. I look forward to your posts!

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    1. If you happen to see the Flavel house, do report back – just such a brilliant story… And thanks for subscribing! More ideas going up today.

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  2. will read, sounds spooky : ) thank you

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    1. Thanks for your comment, Mike. I have a contact in the area and am waiting for her to report on the house – she’s never seen it but has promised to go and look.

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