The Cure For Winter BluesDon't be feeling down Just because winter came around Let me share things I have foundBefore more snow hits the groundMy youtube channel viewwithme Has much excitement for you to see So go to the site and join meIt really is the place to beThere are playlists to suit your every need Anything from wild bats out of trees To the judging of birds and bumble beesTake a minute to give it a peek You will find what you seek There is nothing you would consider bleakThese…See More
WNC BOOK DISCUSSION CALENDAR, DECEMBER 2013Sunday, December 1ROYAL BOOK CLUB: The ROYAL Book Club meets to discuss “The Book Thief” by Markus Zusak at Spellbound Books, 50 N. Merrimon Ave. Suite 107, Asheville, 4 p.m. Call 708-7570.Monday, December 2WAYNESVILLE BOOK CLUB: The Waynesville Library Book Club discusses a novel at…See More
Part of being an author is being able to write about a particular place, having the ability to transport the reader where you desire. Today I want to write about the humble white sweet potato, a western North Carolina delicacy. Once frost coats the punkin' and Thanksgiving is behind me, I enjoy …See More
Julia Nunnally Duncan will sign her fiction and poetry books at McDowell Arts Council Association (MACA) gift shop on Friday, Dec. 13, from 4-6 p.m. Part of the proceeds from sales go to support MACA.See More
Join us on Saturday, December 21st at 6:30 p.m. at City Lights Bookstore to hear The Shepherd of the Hills String Band play some favorite songs of the holiday season. The 21st marks winter solstice and the last Saturday before Christmas so come by and help us celebrate this special time of year. While taking in the concert, if you have a few names to check off the shopping list be sure to grab one of our holiday catalogs and take advantage of our holiday catalog sale. Select a book in the…See More
UNC Asheville’s Great Smokies Writing Program Announces Spring 2014 Workshops Local writers will have the opportunity to hone their skills with UNC Asheville's Great Smokies Writing Program (GSWP) workshops in poetry and prose. Classes will be held in Asheville, Hendersonville and Burnsville. Class size is limited, so early registration is suggested. 10-week courses for writers of various levels of experience: Poetry – Kenneth Chamlee will lead "Art Becomes Art: Writing Poetry Inspired by…See More
Tuesday, November 19, 2013The Message: Newest Mattie CaperI'm back! While my creator, Mary Berger, is pounding out further adventures about yours truly, I have to tell you about this latest caper she has me—and Clare—involved in. In The Message, we're volunteering at a local thrift shop. I'm minding my own business…See More
"I thought we all should've attended naked but nobody backed me up. Hope we can see you soon--Ruth's schedule is a killer and I've just about become a hermit up here in my holler. I hardly go anywhere. I do…"
"I started a rumor on Facebook that Wayne Caldwell and Vicki Lane were going to the Naked Came the Leafpeeper party...naked. They were sort of amused. Give Ruth my love and let me know when the new one comes out. Maybe we should try…"
"Ruth's fine. She's a caregiver consultant for Project CARE out of Park Ridge Health in Fletcher. She works with folks whose loved ones have dementia. She serves six WNC counties and stays on the go while I sit home and…"
"Hooray! More Price! Non-fiction... interesting. I left the bookstore over a year ago to get down to the business of writing. I have a little primer on Appalachian folk magic that is in the final editing stage and should (with…"
"Hey, Byron, I've missed you and all the crew there. Since marrying Ruth I hardly ever go to Asheville. Got a new book coming out next spring--nonfiction, believe it or not! You can check it out on my blog:…"
I started a rumor on Facebook that Wayne Caldwell and Vicki Lane were going to the Naked Came the Leafpeeper party...naked. They were sort of amused. Give Ruth my love and let me know when the new one comes out. Maybe we should try lunch or supper one day?
Hooray! More Price! Non-fiction... interesting. I left the bookstore over a year ago to get down to the business of writing. I have a little primer on Appalachian folk magic that is in the final editing stage and should (with any luck) go to the publisher in a week or so. Being published locally so the turn-around should be quick. I don't know why I don't have your blog bookmarked but will do that. How's Ruth? Love, b