The Wild One: An Evening Salon with Frannie Oates, Bard
Added by Rob Neufeld on April 27, 2012 at 1:40pm — No Comments
Hi to my writing and walking friends:
Just want to let you know that my book Walking the Mountains-to-Sea Trail: A 1000 miles through North Carolina will be published by the History Press next year.
It's a tight deadline but I'm thrilled.
Added by Danny Bernstein on April 26, 2012 at 7:36pm — No Comments
The LAT Book Prizes were awarded April 20 to:
Novel: Alex Shakar, Luminarium
Mystery/Thriller: Stephen King, 11/22/63
First Fiction: Ismet Prcic, Shards Young Adult: Pete Hautman, The Big Crunch
Biography: John A. Farrell, Clarence Darrow: Attorney for the Damned
Current Interest: Daniel…Continue
Added by Rob Neufeld on April 26, 2012 at 10:45am — No Comments
I thought I would give you another sample chapter from my novel, THE MONEY TREE, an action-adventure chase set right here in WNC.
To remind you, here's the synopsis from the book jacket:
Tom and Huck take on The Sopranos! Set in the wilds of Western North Carolina – near historic COLD MOUNTAIN – the story turns on two teen brothers' chance discovery of…Continue
Added by Sam Mills on April 24, 2012 at 2:49am — No Comments
Award from Women's Clubs to Gloria Houston
Author Gloria Houston has been selected as the Lucy Bramlette Patterson Author by the General Federated Women’s Clubs of North Carolina for the body of her work. She will present the Bramlette Patterson address at the North Carolina State Convention in Greensboro on Friday. 27 April.
The Lucy Bramlette…Continue
Added by Rob Neufeld on April 22, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments
The much sought-after Dirty Fingers Garden Club cookbook, Tea Time Recipes, originally published in 2004 and out of print for many years, is available once again! Now you can learn how to make such delicacies as Cherry-and-Cream Scones, Strawberry Pound Cake, and Lavender Blueberry Soup.
The DFGC meets at (and owns) the "Meeting House" in Piney Creek. The…Continue
Added by Claire Halsey on April 21, 2012 at 9:00pm — No Comments
Liars Bench Presents Hangman, Hangman Slack Your Rope
at WCUs Mountain Heritage Center, April 19
(from April 12, 2012 press release. Contact: Gary Carden firstname.lastname@example.org Carl Iobst 828.269.7844.)
The unjust hanging of Jack Lambert to be centerpiece of second Balsam Chronicles show
Gary Carden of The Liars…Continue
Added by Rob Neufeld on April 13, 2012 at 11:57am — No Comments
4th Annual Book Festival in Flat Rock offers keynotes, workshops, and book fair
The Blue Ridge Bookfest, May 18- 19, in the Blue Ridge Conference Hall, Blue Ridge Community College, Flat Rock, features:
An author show with Elizabeth Kostova and emcee Rob Neufeld, May 18, 6:30 p.m. (Ticketed receprtion precedes at 5:30.)
A talk by Kostova, 1 p.m., May 19.
Presentations by Joseph Bathanti, Georgia Bonesteel, Wayne Caldwell, and…Continue
Learning to write is just one of the things you learn when you sit down to do this. Learning what comes next is part of it, too. The highs and lows of acceptance, rejection, politics, timing and team work. To wit:
News from a new publisher this morning--the folks who're publishing Stealing First, a YA baseball novel I co-wrote with my sister (baseball fan and screenwriter) Joan Golden. The proofs have been put on hold again.…Continue
I've noticed that self-published books are always printed on hospital white paper.
Books by traditional publishers are on cream or slightly tinted paper.
This seems to be true even if the self-published book has been thoughtfully edited
and is of high quality.
Any idea as to why?
Added by Danny Bernstein on April 3, 2012 at 10:03am — No Comments
LET’S TALK ABOUT IT @ HAYWOOD COUNTY LIBRARY
from press release
This spring and summer Haywood County Library offers two Let’s Talk About It series. Last summer when Dr. Merritt Moseley led two of our book discussions, we found out that he has a special interest in Jane Austen and we found out that many of you would like to do an Austen series. So Dr. Moseley is creating a series for the NC Humanities and…Continue
Added by Rob Neufeld on April 1, 2012 at 8:30pm — No Comments