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Doris Anne Beaulieu posted a blog post

New Future Of The Internet

New Future Of The InternetCable cost are up too high You turned to the internet and so have IMy Youtube channel is the way to go Now I can even make video showsI group the videos to make a show To bring you the best of where I goFor kids the mower and stove videos I also have vehicles and some scarecrowsKids can watch from morn til night with lots of things for a kids delightLight houses, ship building, and horses too Antique barn yards and tractor pulls just for youAviation, taxidermy, and…See More
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Appalachian Culture Through Song and Memoir at City Lights Bookstore

August 8, 2014 from 6:30pm to 8pm
Join us at City Lights Bookstore on Friday, August 8th at 6:30 p.m. as Jeremy Jones explores the culture and history of the Blue Ridge Mountains through song and reading. Performing old-time banjo tunes and reading excerpts from his book Bearwallow: A Personal History of a Mountain Homeland, he presents the sounds and stories of his native Appalachian mountains in a blending of personal narrative and folklore. In Bearwallow, his first book, Jones turns his attention to the complex and rich…See More
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A Shelter of Others by Charles Dodd White

Mountain writer expresses a cry for countryby Rob Neufeld             There’s a scene in Charles Dodd White’s new novel, “A Shelter of Others,” in which a character topples twenty feet off a ledge in a national forest and is saved by some kind of “solid bulk” that interrupts his fall.            He has landed on a…See More
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Michael Davenport replied to Rob Neufeld's discussion Q&A about Asheville water system and the current state initiative
"Nicely done, and informative. I look forward to part 2."
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Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo

Life among the poorest is eye-openerby Rob Neufeld             Enlightened and sobered by Katherine Boo’s account of political amorality and human behavior in “Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity,” I was also amazed by her narrative achievement.            The book is…See More
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Does anyone need a good proofreader?

My company, Dave Turner Creative, has just Dave Turner Creative has formed a new partnership with expert proofreader Rebecca Lang. Here are her credentials, experience and specialties:http://daveturnercreative.com/proofreadingAll the best,Dave Turner, author of Billy Ray's…See More
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Book discussions in WNC, July 2014

WNC BOOK DISCUSSION CALENDAR, JULY 2014Tuesday, July 1WILD BOOK CLUB: The WILD Book Club discusses “The Interestings” by Meg Wolitzer at the Battery Park Book Exchange, 1 Page Ave., Asheville, 7 p.m. Call 254-6734.BOOK DISCUSSION: “A Tale for the Time Being” by Ruth Ozeki is the subject of a book discussion at the Weaverville…See More
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Kathryn Hall posted a blog post

Summer issue of GreenPrints is out!

The summer issue of GreenPrints is out! You probably know it's published right there in Fairview by Pat Stone, former longtime gardening editor of Mother Earth News! He's graciously included an excerpt of one of my favorite stories from my book Plant Whatever Brings You Joy: Blessed Wisdom from the Garden, which I do hope you will enjoy! He's also going to be making the book available on his site, soon! Thank you, Pat Stone! …See More
Jun 20
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Screening of "Stark Love" filmed in NC in 1929 at A-B Tech Ferguson Auditorium

June 21, 2014 from 2pm to 4pm
The movie, filmed in 1929 in Graham County NC, accompanies the Asheville History Center's "Hillbilly Land" exhibition.See More
Jun 19
Jerald Pope left a comment for Rob Neufeld
"Hey Rob, Can you make it to the reading tonight? If not, where can I send you a copy of the book? Best to email me at <jerry@harebrandideas.com>"
Jun 19
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Jerry Pope reads New novel at Monte Visa Hotel

June 19, 2014 from 6pm to 7pm
Local artist and Swannanoa Valley historian Jerald Pope is releasing his first novel, “The Elvis Tooth.” Pope describes the book as “a comic, historical, action-packed beach book, about Black Mountain that combines real history and stories with a time travel flair,” The titular tooth, the key McGuffin in the story, was an actual tooth pulled from Elvis Presley’s mouth in Black Mountain by Dr. Love in 1975. Pope is best known locally for the “Way Back When” series of plays that ran at the Black…See More
Jun 19
LITERARY CALENDAR
Your guide to author and literary events in Western North Carolina

June 15, 2014 - June 21, 2014  

Sunday

SETH ANDREWS: Seth Andrews presents his memoir, “Deconverted: A Journey from Religion to Reason,” at Malaprop’s Bookstore/Café, 55 Haywood St., Asheville, 11 a.m. Call 254-6734.

Monday

ASHEVILLE STORYTELLING CIRCLE: The Asheville Storytelling Circle meets to tell stories at Asheville Terrace, 200 Tunnel Rd., Asheville, 7 p.m. Call 274-1123.

CHAUTAUQUA: Pat Jordan portrays Clara Barton as a part of the Buncombe County Chautauqua in Morris Pavilion at Warren Wilson College, 701 Warren Wilson Rd., Swannanoa, 7 p.m. $4 suggested donation. Call 250-4700.

Tuesday

COMIX CLUB: The Comix Club, hosted by Lauren Napoli, discusses “Sailor Twain” by Mark Siegel at Malaprop’s Bookstore/Café, 55 Haywood St., Asheville, 7 p.m. Call 254-6734.

CHAUTAUQUA: Donald Sweeper portrays Robert Smalls as a part of the Buncombe County Chautauqua in Morris Pavilion at Warren Wilson College, 701 Warren Wilson Rd., Swannanoa, 7 p.m. $4 suggested donation. Call 250-4700.

Wednesday

CHAUTAUQUA: George Frein portrays Harry S. Truman as a part of the Buncombe County Chautauqua in Morris Pavilion at Warren Wilson College, 701 Warren Wilson Rd., Swannanoa, 7 p.m. $4 suggested donation. Call 250-4700.

Thursday

COFFEE WITH THE POET: Poet Rosemary Rhodes Royston presents her chapbook, “Splitting the Soil,” at City Lights Bookstore, 3 E. Jackson St., Sylva, 10:30 a.m. Call 586-9499.

BOOK DISCUSSION: “A Tree Grows in Brooklyn” by Betty Smith is the subject of a book discussion at the Skyland Library, 260 Overlook Rd., Asheville, 2:30 p.m. Call 250-6488.

BOOK DISCUSSION: The Canton Book Club meets to discuss a novel at the Canton Library, 11 Pennsylvania Ave., Canton, 3:30 p.m. Call 648-2924.

BOB INMAN: Bob Inman discusses his new book, “The Governor’s Lady,” in Belk Library at Appalachian State University, 218 College St., Boone, 3:30 p.m. Call 262-2188.

CONVERSATIONS WITH POETRY: Poet Michael Beadle discusses how nature inspires poets at the Haywood County Public Library, 678 S. Haywood St., Waynesville, 4 p.m. Call 452-5169.

DEIDRE ANN DELAUGHTER: Diedre Ann deLaughter presents her debut novel, “Reawakening Rebekah,” at Malaprop’s Bookstore/Café, 55 Haywood St., Asheville, 7 p.m. Call 254-6734.

CHAUTAUQUA: Ken Johnson portrays Patrick Henry as a part of the Buncombe County Chautauqua in Morris Pavilion at Warren Wilson College, 701 Warren Wilson Rd., Swannanoa, 7 p.m. $4 suggested donation. Call 250-4700.

Saturday

JOSEPH BATHANTI: Joseph Bathanti reads from his works as a part of the Writers at Wolfe series at the Thomas Wolfe Memorial, 52 N. Market St., Asheville, 10 a.m. Call 253-8304.

YOUTH OPEN MIC: Slam Asheville Youth hosts a youth poetry open mic at Malaprop’s Bookstore/Café, 55 Haywood St., Asheville, 10 a.m. Call 254-6734.

GRACE HERNANDEZ: Grace Hernandez presents her book, “I Know You're in There,” at Grateful Steps Bookshop, 159 South Lexington Avenue, Asheville, in the afternoon.  Call 277-0998 for time.

BOTTOMLESS UPRISING: Sylva author Nelma Jean Bryson presents her new mystery novel, “Bottomless Uprising,” at City Lights Bookstore, 3 E. Jackson St., Sylva, 3 p.m. Call 586-9499.

JANE ALEXANDER: Jane Alexander discusses her memoir, “The View from Tom’s Stand,” at Blue Ridge Books, 152 S. Main St., Waynesville, 3 p.m.  Call 456-6000.

Please send calendar items two weeks in advance to RNeufeld@charter.net

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