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The end of pumpkin bread

I used the last of my pumpkin puree, so no more pumpkin bread until the fall. I finished reading Raymond Carver’s “Cathedral” and Matt Bell’s “How They Were Found.” The short story I’ve been thinking about for months is making progress. It’s nice to have something on paper. And there’s a nice short fiction making progress. …

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I wrote part of the short story I’ve been meaning to work on for months. Almost finished reading Raymond Carver’s “Cathedral.”  

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Two Short Stories–Adichie and Carver

I read “Ceiling” by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie in “The Best American Short Stories 2011,” ed. by Geraldine Brooks and “Feathers” by Raymond Carver in “Cathedral.” In “Ceiling” Obinze thinks about the woman he dated before he married Kosi. The way the story moves between the past and present is a good case study of how …

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