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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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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 CHARLOTTE BRONTE!

Fodder for Fiction Author Birthday Bash This week’s Fodder for Fiction Birthday Bash is for Charlotte Bronte. Poor Jane Eyre was excluded from the celebrations at Gateshead. But that doesn’t mean she didn’t appreciate the festivities. This passage makes me … 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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THE STORY BEHIND THE STORY

By Cheryl Norman RUNNING SCARED, my romantic suspense from Medallion Press, started out a silly game. Good friend Marv Jones and I were training to run the Marine Corps Marathon (when I was younger and thinner), and every Saturday morning … Continue reading

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April 2010 WHAT I’M READING

This month, so far, I read The Photograph by Penelope Lively. The Photograph was an interesting combination of prose character portrait and mystery. I love the premise of an historian trying to put together the pieces of the life of … Continue reading

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY MAYA ANGELOU!

Weekly Fodder For Fiction Author Birthday Bash This week at Fodder for Fiction, we’re celebrating the inspiring poet and author, Maya Angelou. I’m sharing a brief shout of happiness, as described by her. I thought it was a fitting jubilant … Continue reading

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On the Radio…

Since the release date of Double Out and Back, I’ve been touring the blogosphere, and trying to get the word out! One of my favorite ways to reach readers is to chat on BlogTalkRadio shows. I thought it would be … Continue reading

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