Tag Archives: smart women’s fiction

The Roses of Prose Seeks New Group Blog Member

You might know me best for my antics on the blog you’re reading: FODDER FOR FICTION, but I’m also a founding member of a group blog  THE ROSES OF PROSE a resource for Women’s Fiction and Romance. And there’s some … Continue reading

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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 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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Fodder for Fiction Weekly Author Birthday Bash

HAPPY BIRTHDAY NORA EPHRON! Today is Nora Ephron’s Birthday. Over the years, Nora Ephron has made me laugh (When Harry Met Sally), cry (Silkwood)– okay, mostly laugh (Sleepless In Seattle). She just has that way of making me see humor … Continue reading

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Oops! I Did It Again

The other day, I forgot to pull in my side view mirror before backing out of my garage. The edge of the mirror caught just so it popped out of the housing. Why is that door so narrow? Alright, I … Continue reading

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Gallery Reading in the Press and Don’t Miss Lisa At Reading Day

I made the papers! My recent emotional experience, reading from my short story Forbidden Passion, at the Target Gallery is featured in two newspapers! The Alexandria Gazette: http://files.connectionnewspapers.com/PDF/current/Vienna.pdft The Vienna Connection: http://files.connectionnewspapers.com/PDF/current/Alexandria.pdf You can read more about it the event … 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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Excellent Book Club Visit!

Double Out and Back was this month’s pick for a book club in Darnestown, Maryland. I had a lovely evening last night as their guest. They invited me to discuss Double Out and Back with them, prepared a delicious dinner … 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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I’m Reading for SARA Tonight!

I was invited to read my work at an event in Alexandria, VA tonight. If you are in the area, come hear me at the Torpedo Factory Art Center. It’s a worthwhile cause. Come show your support! Here’s more information … Continue reading

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