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"Dear Catherine: You may not know me or my work, but I am the national bestselling, award winning novelist of six critically acclaimed novels who has been twice nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in Fiction. On Jan 9th, 2010 my debut novel, SUGAR…"
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Who I am:
http://www.skaiangates.com - A blog on life in Turkey, as a writer, being Irish and an expat and myself
http://twitter.com/yazarc
Books I've written, anthologies I've contributed to, and any scripts or plays I've authored:
Contributor to 'Tales from the Expat Harem - Foreign Women in Modern Turkey' edited by Anastasia M. Ashman and Jennifer Eaton Gokmen
Media outlets that I currently write for:
I am a serial poster on expat+HAREM (www.expatharem.com).
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Fiction, Nonfiction, Blog Posts
I'm part of these writers' groups or salons:
Istanbul Writers

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At 9:35am on October 20, 2011, Judith van Praag said…

Dear Catherine, Hybrid Ambassador sister, I recall your post on the Expat Harem blog about losing a loved one while you live away from your your mother and fatherland. I would like to invite you to post a link to that touching essay on a special page for blogs and website of the group Writing that Mends. I know many people who haven't come across it yet will be touched by your writing. xo Judith

At 8:52am on April 13, 2010, Christi Caughey Broersma said…
Catherine,
Welcome! Enjoy the camaraderie and great writers here.
Chris Broersma
Columnist, and Descriptive Writer
At 8:30am on January 18, 2010, Julie Jeffs said…
Hi Catherine,

Welcome to the Bloggers Let’s Make it Work group! So glad you are here. Please visit the discussion New Members Visit Here First, tell us about your blog so we can list it on the members blog index.

I hope you will find, as I did, a great sense of community, loads of information and resources, and an incredible amount of talent.

Jump in on ongoing discussions or start one if there is an issue you would like to discuss.

Let me know if you have any questions.

Look forward to reading your posts.

Warm regards,
Julie Jeffs
Beginning a Life at 50
http://juliejeffs.blogspot.com
At 9:49am on December 10, 2009, Bernice L. McFadden said…
Dear Catherine:

You may not know me or my work, but I am the national bestselling, award winning novelist of six critically acclaimed novels who has been twice nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in Fiction.

On Jan 9th, 2010 my debut novel, SUGAR will celebrate its 10th anniversary and in order to commemorate this milestone I am campaigning to sell 10,000 copies between now and that date.



“Bernice L. McFadden's first novel begins with the brief, poetic description of a crime so startling that the reader is helplessly drawn in, as if a bright red door stood ajar on a bleak and forbidding house. Pearl Taylor's daughter, Jude, has been found murdered and mutilated near a field at the edge of town. "The murder had white man written all over it," writes McFadden. "But no one would say it above a whisper. It was 1940. It was Bigelow, Arkansas. It was a black child. Need any more be said?" In the years that follow, Pearl catches sight of Jude in so many strangers that when Sugar Lacey comes to town and sets up her unwholesome "business" in the house next door, she doesn't know whether to believe what she sees in Sugar's face: a striking similarity to Jude, dead 15 years. In her sedate but supple prose--rising at times to a light, unforced lyricism in the description of landscape or character--the author perfectly renders the closed and protective society of a small Southern town, the superstitions, gossip, and prying.”


I’m asking that you purchase a copy of SUGAR for yourself, a friend or family member. And yes, KINDLE purchases count.

If you could help spread the word by blogging, twittering and Face-booking my campaign, it would mean the world to me.


Peace & Light,

Bernice L. McFadden
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