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Frame Tale Spotlight: It Chooses You

  Here’s my third frame tale spotlight, which focuses on It Chooses You, a book by Los Angeles filmmaker Miranda July.  Note that this is a non-fiction entry–read on to see why I thought it was worthy of a little … Continue reading

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Frame Tale Spotlight: Girl in Hyacinth Blue

  Here’s my second focus on favorite frame tales, aka interlinked stories… When I first read Susan Vreeland’s Girl in Hyacinth Blue many years ago, I felt it shared a strong kinship with the book I was writing, the book … Continue reading

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Frame Tale Spotlight: 1001 Nights

A frame tale is the more lyrical term for a collection of interlinked stories.   It’s a genre I’m quite fond of since my own book, The Button Collector, falls into the same category.  From time to time, I’d like … Continue reading

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