Byron Ballard has not received any gifts yet
I have returned here like an old-style prodigal because I have left bookselling and returned to writing. I am very active on Facebook and do the occasional tweet but thought it best to return here and see how this mule plows.
Friends! Are you on the receiving end of this slow and steady rain? I wouldn't have thought we could stand much more water but am grateful for full rain barrels and a garden I don't have to water.
The first wee printing of my book has sold out and the second printing arrived late Wednesday. I am very grateful for its reception, especially amongst folks who remember these old techniques or heard tell of them from elder relatives. Like this one, from the mother of a friend and…Continue
Posted on July 13, 2012 at 12:28pm
Here's the press release announcing publication of my little book! I'm about to get excited about this whole thing.
re: a friendly and useful book from Asheville’s Byron Ballard and Silver Rings Press
Silver Rings Press, an imprint of indie publisher rENEGADE pLANETS pUBLISHING, Candler, NC, is pleased to announce the publication of “Staubs and Ditchwater: a Friendly and Useful Introduction to Hillfolks’ Hoodoo” by H. Byron Ballard. Ballard, a popular blogger…Continue
Posted on June 1, 2012 at 8:50am
for immediate release 5/30/12
Accent on Books is pleased to celebrate H. Byron Ballard's book "Staubs and Ditchwater: a Friendly and Useful Introduction to Hillfolks’ Hoodoo" with a launch party on Friday, June 15th at 6PM. The book is Ballard's first and is published by Silver Rings Press. Ballard will speak about the process for creating "Staubs and Ditchwater", read a little from the book and copies will be available for purchase. Light refreshments will be served. For…Continue
Posted on June 1, 2012 at 8:49am