Got a true tale to tell? We’d like to hear it!

By Scott Hewitt, Columbian Arts & Features Reporter

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The Columbian readers tell the best stories. Because The Columbian readers lead the most interesting lives.

In recent weeks, in our “Everybody Has a Story” feature, we’ve visited elephant champions in Thailand and a famous, leftover movie set in Hollywood. We’ve learned to sew on a vintage machine and learned to pluck duck dinner directly out of the air, into our low-flying helicopter.

We almost got eaten by a bear. And we almost met the Beatles!

But we still haven’t heard from you. “Everybody Has a Story” is eager to hear from The Columbian readers with good tales to tell. Just remember the following standard rules and guidelines:

• Your story must be true.

• It must be 1,000 words or fewer. The shorter the better.

• Focusing on a single anecdote, event or thread usually makes for the best stories. Trying for your whole autobiography or family history in this limited space is going to be tough.

Send your tales to neighbors@columbian.com. Call “Everybody Has an Editor” Scott Hewitt, 360-735-4525, with questions.