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June 7 2010 Literary Fiction Newsletter

Hello there! Thanks for signing up for the Literary Fiction Newsletter! I hope you enjoy the content and discussions from your fellow literature lover! I'm super excited about getting to represent this wide and unparalleled genre of English literature to you all; I hope I can do it some justice. If you ever have any questions or comments about the newsletter or anything related to literary fiction, please contact me! I'm more than happy to help!

Here's this week's smattering of literary flotsam. Stay tuned in the next month for updates on the Literary Fiction forum and some other ideas I've been working on.

Short Stories - Making It Real

Tired of rambling novels? Curl up with a short story for twice the impact and double the reality. http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art67127.asp

10 Short Stories for the Beginner

A plethora of short stories wait for you on the library shelf. But which should you choose first. Here's a beginner's sample of great short fiction for you to try first!http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art6239asp

Please visit LiteraryFiction.bellaonline.com for even more great content about Literary Fiction. NOTE: The site is being rebuilt, so please be patient as we update the content and set up the different areas. Thanks so much!

Currently Reading:

The Robe by Lloyd C. Douglas, published in 1942

Because she was only fifteen and busy with her growing up, Lucia's periods of reflection were brief and infrequent; but this morning she felt weighted with responsibility.

Since its first publication in the 1940s, The Robe has sold over six million copies and enriched the lives of tens of millions of readers and moviegoers. Although set at the time of the crucifixion and telling the story of one man who was present at that crucial event in the history of the world, The Robe is timeless in its message. Now its enthralling story is back and ready to enlighten the lives of a new generation of readers. It is more than a novel; it is a deeply felt and deeply moving parable of one man's quest for faith and truth in a godless world. - from Goodreads.com

Something to Write Home About:

Think of your favorite literary female character. Describe her characteristics and personality traits. What do you find appealing about her? Why do you think you connect with her? Is she at all like you? Now think about whether you'd like to know her in real life. Would you like to be friends with her? A sister? A daughter? Her? Why or why not? Come give your answer in the Literary Fiction Forum, under the Something to Write Home About thread! We'd love to see your answers!


This is an excellent resource book lovers who want recommendations, like to participate in giveaways, or who have been looking for an online book community - get started in book blogging! Book Blogs is a vast database of literally thousands of book bloggers who love nothing more than reading and reviewing books. What blogs will you find, and which books will they lead you to? Visit http://bookblogs.ning.com/ today to find out!

The Forum

To participate in free, fun online discussions, this site has a community forum all about Literary Fiction - stop over and see us today!


I hope to hear from you sometime soon, either in the forum or in response to this email message. I thrive on your feedback!

Have fun, and have a blessed week!

Veronika Walker, Literary Fiction Editor http://literaryfiction.bellaonline.com/

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