I am excited to announce that I am opening a used and specialty bookstore called Joy of Books in Hendersonville, North Carolina in the Kanuga Cottage District, 302 Davis Street (just past the busy bend in Hendersonville).
Joy of Books is an independent used book seller that sells all types of used books and features everything Western North Carolina and the South.
The Grand Opening is April 1 with a ribbon cutting ceremony @ 4:00 followed by light Hors d'oeuvres…Continue
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I'm driving to Tennessee to do The Writer's Show on Wednesday - to air in April. I hope there will be a podcast to link to!
Then in May I'm doing LitChat .
Going to have my first reading for Secret Graces at Blue Ridge Osondu Books on April 17 (not sure what time yet)
In June, looking forward to the Blue Ridge Book Festival June 4-5 in Flat Rock.
There's a great source called Book Tour where you can…Continue
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Visit www.BlueRIdgeBookfest.org and then mark your calendar for June 4, 5 2010. Fifty authors will present their books and there will be free workshops for writers and aspiring writers. See the schedule and click on presenters and on through to their websites to see who will be here.
Rob Neufeld will be on stage and interviewing keynoter Terry Kay from the Georgia Writer's Hall of Fame and Hendersonville's native son Robert…Continue
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A recent comment left on the Blind Pig & the Acorn by B. Ruth got me to thinking about all the old folklore I've heard about the garden and about the outdoors in general.
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I feel happy because I'm on the long list for the 2010 Siba Awards ... well, I'm not exactly, but my book Tender Graces is.
I feel honored to be listed by others out there - like, Pat Conroy, Kathyrn Stockett, Fred Chappel, Rebecca Wells, Jill McCorkle, etc.
So, win or not win, TG was nominated by independent booksellers and that makes me feel…Continue
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I am a transplanted "Tar heel". I have never forgotten my Western North Carolina roots, and although I have lived in California for a good portion of my life, I still consider Western North Carolina as "home."
In August of 1981, after my Dad's memorial service, a group of family members went out to eat at a family style restaurant in…Continue
http://www.blip.tv/file/2978552 75th. ANNIVERSARY OF CCCs DVD
OPEN WEB SITE ABOVE TO VIEW DVD
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There's a joke whose punch line goes like this "One of our boys did it".
Ron Rash's Serena may be made into a film with Angelina Jolie as Serena.
Whether or not, she actually comes through, just the buzz is…Continue
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[The following poem is the last written by the able pen of our deceased friend and former countryman, Mr. W. Cotten Downing. It was first published in the Asheville Evening Journal Feb., 28 , and finding, as all his writings did, such a warm reception from the people, it was called back and appeared again the next day in the same paper. We do not produce it as an average specimen of the poetical talent of this true Southern gentleman who loved the Sunny South, but who now lies cold in…Continue
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Giant bulldozers cut across contour lines;
Up and down hillsides, slicing through the forest mat;
Grinding and crushing the bones of the mountains.
“See what attracted me!”
Cutting back hillsides, leveling out home sites;
Raw red earth spilling into streams;…
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D’S ROUNDTABLE RADIO SHOW
· Do you have a hot topic to talk about that people need to hear about?…
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