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An Island Memory

by Fran McNabb The Gulf Coast is my home. Its miles of beaches and line of barrier islands, and countless winding bayous and bays have been an influence on me, and now I find it’s an important influence on my … Continue reading

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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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February: What I’m Reading

I’m a little behind on my 50 books in a year pace this month. But that’s because I tackled two hefty titles (both over 800 pages).I read the epic saga, Roots by Alex Haley. It was a masterpiece. I’m fascinated … Continue reading

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This is the start of a new feature on Fodder For Fiction. Each week, on Wednesdays, we’ll honor the birthday of an author whose birthday falls during the current week. I’ll kick off the celebration by sharing an excerpt from … Continue reading

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