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Nancy Werking Poling at Black Mountain Library

June 15, 2019 from 3pm to 4pm
Can women rescue the planet from ecological disaster?Nancy Werking Poling will launch her new novel, WHILE EARTH STILL SPEAKS, set in WNC. She'll tell the stories behind the story: How did Mary (more crone than virgin) get into the narrative? And Mary Surratt, a co-conspirator of John Wilkes Booth?See More
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Flat Rock history via a road

Travelling back in time on a Flat Rock roadby Rob Neufeld             If you walk the one mile length of North Highland Lake Road in Flat Rock, you step nearly 200 years into the past.            At the east end, the 21st century reigns.  Fronting six-lane Spartanburg Highway, a super-Ingles sits above a bog; and a CVS store faces an Octopus Garden smoke shop, a chiropractor, a cell phone provider, and a six-lane avenue to I-26 a mile away .            Neither Ingles nor CVS carries the big…See More
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Connie Regan-Blake Storytelling at Hendersonville Public Library at Henderson County Public Library - Main Branch

June 13, 2019 from 6pm to 7pm
Join Connie Regan-Blake for a family oriented evening of stories at the Hendersonville Library.See More
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Connie Regan-Blake’s 14th Annual Summer Storytelling Retreat & Adventure at StoryWindow Productions

July 14, 2019 at 10am to July 20, 2019 at 4pm
Come to the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of Asheville for 7 days of story-listening & story-telling along with coaching, community & supportive exploration. This 14th annual workshop welcomes all levels of expertise, from beginner to experienced teller. Participants discover ways of being in the world that nurture your creative flow while developing skills to: Find, create, learn, and polish storiesEffectively integrate voice with image,…See More
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Connie Regan-Blake presents A Slice of Life: An Evening of Stories at Black Mountain Center for the Arts

April 6, 2019 from 7:30pm to 9pm
Please join nationally celebrated storyteller, Connie Regan-Blake, as she hosts her workshop participants in an enchanting evening of storytelling in “A Slice of Life: An Evening of Stories.” Here are the tellers for our April 6th “Slice of Life” performance.  Christine Phillips Westfeldt, Kyra Freeman, Steve Tate, Alberta Hipps and more! The event is hosted by the …See More
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Connie Regan-Blake's Taking Your Story to the Stage Workshop at StoryWindow Productions

April 5, 2019 to April 7, 2019
The focus of this “Taking Your Story to the Stage” 3-day workshop is on storytelling performance. Each participant is asked to come with a story that is almost “stage-ready.” Set in Connie’s home tucked in the beautiful mountains surrounding Asheville, NC, this workshop provides a supportive,…See More
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Stealth Hazy - 'Gun Clap'

Stealth Hazy - Gun ClapI got 80 rounds with a beam on it riding dirty I'm smoking chronic top off hear that system pound 808 thats subsonicI double down quadruple upstraight droppin with no cutwilt chamberlain on the reboundand you a fan just starstruckI…See More
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Connie Regan-Blake’s 14th Annual Summer Storytelling Retreat & Adventure at StoryWindow Productions

July 14, 2019 at 10am to July 20, 2019 at 4pm
Come to the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of Asheville for 7 days of story-listening & story-telling along with coaching, community & supportive exploration. This 14th annual workshop welcomes all levels of expertise, from beginner to experienced teller. Participants discover ways of being in the world that nurture your creative flow while developing skills to: Find, create, learn, and polish storiesEffectively integrate voice with image,…See More
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Montreat College Friends of the Library Celebrate National Library Week at Graham Chapel, Gaither Hall, Montreat College, Montreat, NC

April 9, 2019 from 3pm to 5pm
Patti Callahan, author of the recent novel Becoming Mrs. Lewis, and Don W. King author of Out of My Bone: the Letters of Joy Davidman, A Naked Tree: Love Sonnets to C. S. Lewis, and Yet One More Spring: a Critical Study of Joy Davidman, will co-present on their works about Joy and her husband C.S. Lewis.  The event is free and open to the public on April 9, 2019 in Graham Chapel, Gaither Hall, Montreat College.Reception and Book signing to followSee More
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TWO NEW APPALACHIAN NOVELS

I have, just released two Appalachian Novels.OUT OF THE SHADOWS, begins deep in the Appalachian Mountains of in WNC. It is partly a true story about a young man who ran away from home at the age of fifteen. He meets another runaway, and they fall in love.A journey where he faced adversaries, but also success as he walked, hitchhiked, and made his way across the country.GONE LIKE A CANDLE IN THE WIND, is a story of three young people growing up in a farming community in the Appalachian…See More
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The Main Show

The Main Show: a story-poem stage presentation(part of  Living Poem)See video of Act 1, Scene 1: The SettingProgram Notes (A program note reader comes out to read from the program notes.) Reader: Don’t listen, children, and do not hear.(A monster is coming and there’s no escapeWithin this story, and no good way to tell it, Except to gaze at the horror as at a…See More
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Hollywood Pictures Inc in Fairview

In the 1920's it seemed the whole country was caught up in excitement about films and Hollywood.    Asheville and Western North Carolina were well aware of the hoopla of Hollywood.   In fact, Hollywood (or at least filmmaking) was already beginning to come to Western NC.I recently stumble across an article from the Jun 6 1926 issue of The Asheville Citizen Times which mentions that Hollywood Pictures Inc, was planning to film just south of Asheville, near Fairview.  But....was this really…See More
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Judith Lynn Alef commented on Rob Neufeld's blog post From the Museum of the Cherokee, big news about a landmark publication
"Oh thank you for posting this!  It is indeed difficult to get source material on families and events of the 1700s.  I look forward to holding these books."
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Judith Lynn Alef replied to Rob Neufeld's discussion Top 10 Historically Resonant Stories of 2009
"Gee Kate, I don't know what I'd do if I couldn't come and peruse who was writing what and check out all the amazing blogs that hold me as tightly as any good book would. I'm there with ya'll when I come to this page. Now if…"
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Judith Lynn Alef replied to Rob Neufeld's discussion Top 10 Historically Resonant Stories of 2009
"Hey Rob! Glad you enjoyed my musings. I think literature unwittingly addresses community/town planning frequently without knowing it. I'm a history buff with the curiosity of a four year old [and attention span]. I find that for literature, or…"
Feb 3, 2010
Judith Lynn Alef replied to Rob Neufeld's discussion Top 10 Historically Resonant Stories of 2009
"I found myself nodding as I read the list and I don't even live near Asheville [though not from a lack of whining to spousal unit]. Size of cities notwithstanding, Portland Oregon finds itself scribbling down similar stories. Year after year…"
Feb 3, 2010

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Reading Preference:
Historical Fiction / Non Fiction
Mystery
Any Novel that takes me there; Sense of Place Stories
Piedmont
Mountain
Hill and Hollow
Southern
Texas/Louisiana/Arkansas
NM/AZ Canyonlands
Race, Culture, Ethnicity explorations into America
Favorites:
no order:
The Grass Dancer, Susan Power
Salvation on Sand Mountain, Dennis Covington
What My Heart Wants to Tell, Verna Mae Slone
Parchment of Leaves, Silas House
The Death of Bernadette Lefthand, Ron Querry
One Drop of Blood, Scott L. Malcomson
All Over but the Shoutin' Rick Bragg
On Agate Hill, Lee Smith
Charms for the Easy Life, Kaye Gibbons
Cane River, Lalita Tademy
Bless Me, Ultima, Rufolfo A. Anaya
Brave Enemies, Robert Morgan
Southern Honor, Bertram Wyatt-Brown
Travels of William Bartram
Under God's Spell~ Frontier Evangelists, Cathy Luchetti
Creole, edited by Sybil Kein
Neither Wolf nor Dog, Kent Nerburn
The Gates of the Alamo, Steven Harringan
Half Sisters of History, Catherine Clinton, editor
...any scrap of writing or map that helps me chart the migration paths and settlements of mixed blood families fleeing the "Indian Removal" of the southeastern US for areas west of the Mississippi.

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At 7:59am on September 12, 2010, Kathryn Magendie said…
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