Favorable Fiction Friday: Scott Stealey

  Hi everyone! Happy Friday. I’m sure over the past couple weeks, you’ve been unicorned out. What with the rise and fall of the Unicorn Frappuccino, only to be chased and check-mated with Unicorn Lemonade and the resurrection of the summer ombre, we’ve been surrounded with sprinkles and sweetness, rainbows and charcoal comebacks, and Harry…

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Long Time, No See! Our Online Community is LIVE!

Good morning and Happy Friday, friends!! I know it’s been a while since I posted, and I know this isn’t a Fabulous Fiction Friday post as tradition would suggest, but… I have great news! Any of you reading this know about our website… and most of you know about our Like Page—that’s where we got…

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Heads Up! WRB Reads & Fabulous Fiction Friday

  Hi friends! We’ve made it through another week, and it’s time for a WRB event—though this time, a rescheduled one: WRB Reads Gillian Flynn’s Sharp Objects! We’ll be meeting tonight at 6pm at The Well… and then I think some of us are wandering over to the Works in Progress event at the J.C….

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Favorable Fiction Friday: Lydia Davis

IF AT THE WEDDING (AT THE ZOO)   If we hadn’t stopped on our way to the ceremony to look at the pen of black pigs, we wouldn’t have seen the very large pig lunge at the smaller one, to force him away from the feeding trough. If we hadn’t come early and seated ourselves…

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Favorable Fiction Friday: Karen Russell

THE GRAVELESS DOLL OF ERIC MUTIS   THE SCARECROW THAT WE FOUND lashed to the pin oak in Friendship Park, New Jersey, was thousands of miles away from the yellow atolls of corn where you might expect to find a farmer’s doll. Scarecrow country was the actual country, everybody knew that. Scarecrows belonged to countrymen…

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Favorable Fiction Friday: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

How softly the rain fell that Monday morning when my water broke. Because I was used to the raging downpours of Lagos, this quiet patter calmed me, filled me with peace. My husband Omoregie was at work and so our neighbor took me to the hospital, my dress slightly damp, my heart full of expectation….

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Favorable Fiction Friday: Kelcey Ervick

Please come visit WRB each Friday for our weekly “Favorable Fiction Friday”s.   FALLING   She lies—a word that depends heavily on the word that follows—in (of course in, she lies in something, not about something, not to someone, for that would make her a liar, and she is not that, except to herself sometimes)…

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