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Happy Birthday Fannie Flagg!

This week’s Fodder for Fiction Birthday Bash is a celebration of Fannie Flagg! In honor of this special occasion, I thought I’d share some insights and advice about life from one of Fannie’s many colorful characters. Mrs. Tot Whooten sets … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Joyce Carol Oates

Fodder for Fiction Weekly Author Birthday Bash Happy Birthday to Joyce Carol Oates! I couldn’t resist sharing the following excerpt in honor of her special day. It may not feel very celebratory – and I hope Joyce Carol Oates feels … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Kathleen E. Woodiwiss!

It’s time to honor the birthday of author Kathleen E. Woodiwiss. Her title character Shanna had a father who put a lot of pressure on her to marry before her birthday. “You have a year to settle your fancies,” he … Continue reading

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO RUTH PRAWER JHABVALA!

FODDER FOR FICTION WEEKLY AUTHOR BIRTHDAY BASH Let’s celebrate the birthday of Booker Prize winning novelist and writer of over 25 screenplays, including two Academy Award-winning screenplays, Howards End and A Room with a View, as well as Remains of … Continue reading

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It’s Harper Lee’s FFF Birthday Celebration!

Harper Lee’s To Kill A Mockingbird is a masterpiece worthy of its Pulitzer-prize winning acclaim. It’s been called “one of the best-loved stories of all time.” I’m right there with all of the other lovers of this novel. I first … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Eudora Welty!

FODDER FOR FICTION WEEKLY AUTHOR BIRTHDAY BASH If you’re a regular visitor here at Fodder for Fiction, or if you’ve read any of my fiction, you probably realize that I love food – and I love what a given character … Continue reading

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY JULIA GLASS!

This week on Fodder for Fiction, we’re celebrating the birthday of one of my favorite authors, and one I consider a mentor! Happy Birthday Julia Glass! I know Julia Glass would appreciate my focusing on an excerpt about birthday cake … Continue reading

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