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Coalescence

Coalescence (part of  Living Poem)Intro 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 flower,A disaster streaming off extremes it breedsEverywhere and in our minds, disabling our power.) Distractions are good, puzzles that teaseAnd please and fill the main scene, whichIncludes…See More
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The Sultan's Dream

The Sultan’s Dream (Part of Living Poem) When it comes to walking, the jig’s up.No more fit lad sitting at the pub.No more flim-flam smiling with a limp. See how the legs totter and the torso leans.Do you know what a lame sultan dreams?Of reclining on a divan wearing pantaloons, Comparing his plight to a mountaineer’sNegotiating an icy bluff in a fierce wind,And then lounging in a tent to unwind. Which…See More
Nov 15
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The Tale of Ononis

The Tale of Ononis by Rob Neufeld Part 1: The Making of a Celebrity ❧  Hare Begins His Tale  Ononis was my region’s name.People now call it Never-the-same.I’ll start with the day a delivery came. The package I got was a devil’s dare,Swaddled and knotted in Swamp Bloat hairAnd bearing, in red, one word: “Beware!” Bloats are creatures from the Land of Mud Pies,Wallowing in waste with tightly closed eyesUntil fears bring tears and the bleary bloats rise.   ❧  Hare’s Colleagues  I asked my boss,…See More
Nov 9
Connie Regan-Blake posted an event

Drop Your Troubles: A Solo Storytelling Performance with Connie Regan-Blake at Black Mountain Center for the Arts

December 1, 2018 from 7:30pm to 9pm
Join this internationally renowned storyteller, Connie Regan-Blake, as she transforms a packed theater into an intimate circle of friends with old-timey charm, wisdom, and humor. We’ll also welcome the Singer of  Stories, Donna Marie Todd, who will perform her original story, “The Amazing Zicafoose Sisters.” Connie’s last two shows at BMCA have sold…See More
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Explore the Landscapes of Story and Telling at Lenoir-Rhyne Center for Graduate Studies

January 23, 2019 at 10am to February 27, 2019 at 12pm
A Storytelling Offering in Asheville, NCWednesday Mornings 10am-12pmJanuary 23 – February 27, 2019 This winter Connie is excited to offer a learning opportunity to warm-up your storytelling voice and creativity!  Join her in Asheville, NC at Lenoir-Rhyne University for six story-work sessions with a weekly format that allows for skills to grow over time while encouraging a consistency in discovering, revisiting and refining your stories. During these weekly sessions participants are invited…See More
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Explore the Landscapes of Story & Telling at Lenoir-Rhyne Center for Graduate Studies

January 23, 2019 at 10am to February 27, 2019 at 12pm
A Storytelling Offering in Asheville, NCWednesday Mornings 10am-12pmJanuary 23 – February 27, 2019 This winter Connie is excited to offer a learning opportunity to warm-up your storytelling voice and creativity!  Join her in Asheville, NC at Lenoir-Rhyne University for six story-work sessions with a weekly format that allows for skills to grow over time while encouraging a consistency in discovering, revisiting and refining your stories. During these weekly sessions participants are invited…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
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.” The event will be hosted by the Black Mountain Center for the Arts, just a short drive from Asheville nestled in the picturesque mountains surrounding the area. Call the Center for advance tickets (828) 669-0930 or order…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, affirming…See More
Oct 28
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Let’s say every word is precious

Let’s say every word is precious (Part of Living Poem) Let’s say every word is precious.Say every word is precious.Every word is precious.Every word precious.Every word.Word.--Rob Neufeld, Oct. 16, 2018See More
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Nancy Sutton replied to Rob Neufeld's discussion Metamorphoses
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Metamorphoses

Metamorphoses (Part of Living Poem)Hear audio: Metamorphoses%20181004_0192.MP3 So Apollo committed the first rape.He’d come back from exterminating Python,The Bane of Humanity, now his arrow-victim,And stopped to mock…See More
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Joan Henehan replied to Joan Henehan's discussion on Reading Living Poem
"Fantastic, that will be very helpful."
Sep 22
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First Drumbeat

First Drumbeat(Part of Living Poem) The time has come.Call it a drum,Or a crumb,What’s left of life. I used to tell a jokeWhen my life was wide,And I was a stud,And not a dud—I knowI’m not a dud.  I’m a dude,A dad.  But everyone mustRebut the dud chargeAt summing up time. Oh yeah, the joke,A trademark one for meIn that it’s not funny. I used to say I’ll never retireFrom writingBecause if I’m ever…See More
Sep 22
Rob Neufeld replied to Joan Henehan's discussion on Reading Living Poem
"Thanks for the prompt, Joan!  I have attached the whole work in progress as a doc at the bottom of the table of contents page: http://thereadonwnc.ning.com/special/living-poem"
Sep 22
Joan Henehan replied to Joan Henehan's discussion on Reading Living Poem
"Is there a way from this website to print everything or might you send me such a document to bayjh@icloud.com?"
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April 2011 Blog Posts (10)

Deadline Approaching

The Deadline for signing up for any of the Summer Book Camps 2011 at The Fountainhead Bookstore is May 27th.

These camps are for children ages 9-11, and each camp is based on a fun "Tween" book.  The Harry Potter camp only has 4 spaces left.  For a full list of available camps, visit our website www.fountainheadbookstore.com

 

 

Added by The Fountainhead Bookstore on April 28, 2011 at 11:33am — No Comments

McIlvoy, Hale, and Prudowsky at Posana

McIlvoy, Hale, and Prudowsky read May 2 at Posana


Kevin Mcllvoy, Christine Hale, and Mark Prudowsky will read fiction, memoir, and poetry, respectively, 7:30 - 8:30 p.m. in the back room at Posana's Café, 1 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville.   The reading is free and open to the public.



Kevin McIlvoy offers book editing through his website, mcthebookmechanic.com. He is an adjunct faculty member for the Warren Wilson… Continue

Added by Rob Neufeld on April 26, 2011 at 10:56am — No Comments

Mixed media master at BookWorks April 28

Doug Beube, a mixed-media artist working in bookworks, collage, sculpture and photography, talks at BookWorks in West Asheville, April 28 at 6pm

Since 1993, he has been curator of a private collection in New York City…

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Added by Rob Neufeld on April 25, 2011 at 9:42pm — No Comments

Wendy Dingwall of Boone writes travel mystery

NC Publisher Writes New Travel Mystery

 

Boone resident and CEO of Canterbury House Publishing, Wendy Dingwall, launches her debut novel, the first in a series, Hera’s Revenge: An Yvonne Suarez Travel Mystery.

 

The public is invited to meet Ms. Dingwall at Barnes & Noble, 3 South Tunnel Road, May 5th from 5-7pm.

 

Christy Tillery French, reviewer for Midwest Book Reviews, and author of the…

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Added by Rob Neufeld on April 23, 2011 at 3:00pm — No Comments

http://mattiesmysteries.blogspot.com

Thought you might like to take a run over to my new fun blog, where the narrative is posted by my main character, the troublemaker Mattie.  She's already had a few comments added to make it look as if she's a real, live person . . . but then, maybe she is.

Mary A. Berger

Added by Mary A. Berger on April 18, 2011 at 10:00pm — 1 Comment

Back in the classroom again

I’ll be back in the classroom beginning May 14 for a series of workshops on Technology for Writers, which I’m offering on behalf of the Atlanta Writers Club.

The first workshop will focus on the nuts and bolts of file management. We’ll cover file names, folder structure, revisions, archiving and organization under the umbrella theme “If You Can’t Find It, You Don’t Own It.”

Future sessions will cover the writer’s bookshelf (a guide to reference and source materials), software…

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Added by Ray Bearfield on April 17, 2011 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Cherokee pottery book by Anna Fariello

WCU's Fariello writes book on pottery from Cherokee

 

Anna Fariello, associate research professor at Western Carolina University’s Hunter Library and director of the craft revival project, has completed a new book , “Cherokee Pottery.”

 

The book traces the designs and patterns of Cherokee pottery as they have developed.  The 160-page book, published in March by History Press, contains both archival and new images…

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Added by Rob Neufeld on April 15, 2011 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Rose & Thorn Journal is now live!

Rose & Thorn Journalspring…

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Added by Kathryn Magendie on April 15, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments

Warren Wilson College MFA students win fellowships

TWO WWC MFA GRADUATES RECEIVE STEGNER FELLOWSHIPS AT STANFORD



Helen Hooper, a January 2009 graduate in fiction, and Chiyuma Elliott, a January 2010 graduate in poetry, are among the 10 writers recently named as recipients of two-year Wallace Stegner Fellowships at Stanford University for 2011-2013, which includes a living stipend of $26,000 a year.



Fellows are regarded as working artists, intent upon practicing and perfecting their craft. There are no curricular… Continue

Added by Rob Neufeld on April 11, 2011 at 9:06pm — No Comments

Sunday with Rich Krevolin

I spent an incredible eight hours Sunday with a wonderful group of writers and Richard Krevolin, a successful author of screenplays and stageplays who also teaches screenwriting at USC and UCLA’s School of Theater, Film and Television.

He has a gift for imparting an awareness of the need for commercial success…

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Added by Ray Bearfield on April 4, 2011 at 1:40pm — No Comments

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