Tag Archives: 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

Posted in Contests, Special Announcements | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on The Roses of Prose Seeks New Group Blog Member

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

Posted in Author Birthday Bash | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Happy Birthday Fannie Flagg!

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

Posted in Author Birthday Bash | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Happy Birthday Joyce Carol Oates

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

Posted in Author Birthday Bash | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on HAPPY BIRTHDAY CHARLOTTE BRONTE!

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

Posted in Author Birthday Bash | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on HAPPY BIRTHDAY MAYA ANGELOU!

My Eureka Moment

by Betty Ann Harris Writing Eureka Point, the first book in the series… My first book in the Special Agent Series, Eureka Point, is a romantic suspense, in which the main character, a beautiful and successful Park Avenue interior designer, must … Continue reading

Posted in Guest Blogger | Tagged , | 2 Comments

FIRST FRIDAY FODDER FOR FICTION WRITING EXERCISE – APRIL 2010

METHOD WRITING – INTERVIEW YOUR CHARACTER ABOUT HIS OR HER MOTIVATIONS Here are some fun, miscellaneous questions you can ask yourself about your new character, or if you’re really embracing the method-acting I so often compare my experiences in character … Continue reading

Posted in First Friday Writing Exercise, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on FIRST FRIDAY FODDER FOR FICTION WRITING EXERCISE – APRIL 2010

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Comments Off on HAPPY BIRTHDAY JULIA GLASS!

I’m Worth It, Baby!

by Jane Bekenham What’s that saying about going as fast as you can?  Well, I sure wish I knew it because I am…really.  I’m trying hard to fit it all in. Wife Mother. Pet owner Housekeeper Writer. Oh..yes…and then there’s … Continue reading

Posted in Guest Blogger | Tagged | 1 Comment

SPECIAL GUEST: AUTHOR LAURA BRECK!

I am pleased to welcome to Fodder for Fiction, the very talented Laura Breck, author of Secret Vegas Lives! BIO: One of the primary goals of my writing is to give readers a world into which they can escape the stress … Continue reading

Posted in Guest Blogger | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments