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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
Feb 8
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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
Jan 28
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The Main Show

The Main Show: a story-poem stage presentation(part of  Living Poem)Program Notes (A program note reader comes out to read from the program notes.) 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…See More
Jan 26
Don Talley posted a discussion

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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Intermission

IntermissionHear audio by clicking mp3 attachment!(Part of poem, "Coalescence") I thought I might take a break at this point to look around,Now that I’m in the business of making things resound.It’s so nice to have the luxury of being carefree. If you stop and sit back and try to take in everything,It stuns you and you can’t focus on anythingUntil something crops up, and what…See More
Jan 16
Joan Henehan replied to Rob Neufeld's discussion Coalescence
"It's an odyssey..."
Jan 8
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Coalescence

The Main Show: A Story Poem Cycle(formerly, Coalescence) (part of  Living Poem)The Main Show  Program Notes (A program note reader comes out to read from the program notes.) 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…See More
Dec 11, 2018
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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, 2018
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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, 2018
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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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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
Oct 28, 2018
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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, 2018

August 2011 Blog Posts (14)

Passion by GhosterB

 

PASSION

 

Lovers kiss…passionately

Two hearts……

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Added by Bruce Hoch on August 31, 2011 at 1:11am — No Comments

Saturday, October 8, 2011 3-5 pm

I will be reading from and discussing  my newest book: A Book of Spiritual Wisdom - for all days. With the purchase of a copy of the book during the event, I will offer a free 5-10 minute intuitive reading.

 

Blue Ridge Books

152 Main St

Waynesville, NC

Added by MariJo Moore on August 30, 2011 at 6:07pm — No Comments

Mountain Lit News



Elizabeth Kostova speaks at Lake Lure benefit

 

New York Times best-selling author Elizabeth Kostova speaks at Rumbling Bald Resort in Lake Lure, 12 noon, Sept. 15, kicking off the library’s Books & Bites season.

Kostova will discuss her novel, The Swan Thieves, at the resort’s Lakeview Restaurant.  The luncheon is a benefit for the Friends of Mountain…

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Added by Kasey Boston on August 28, 2011 at 7:20pm — No Comments

careful who you pay big bucks to Edit your manuscript!

I used a highly recommended woman in Flat Rock. she doubled my fee, offered no contract, and this newbie asked for none. then, she dumbed down the book, email for details.

Added by tyler darling on August 26, 2011 at 3:10pm — No Comments

My Name Is Cora Lee Mease

 

Cora Lee Mease  

My name is Cora Lee Mease. I was born and raised in the Little Cataloochee Valley. But just cause I was born in the mountains didn't mean that's where I was bound to stay.…

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Added by Tipper on August 16, 2011 at 1:54pm — No Comments

Little Cataloochee Baptist Church

Little cataloochee baptist church smoky mtn national park  

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Added by Tipper on August 16, 2011 at 1:51pm — 2 Comments

Ola Belle Reed

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Undone In Sorrow

Undone in sorrow  

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Added by Tipper on August 16, 2011 at 1:30pm — No Comments

A Good Man Is Hard to Find

Book Discussion X reads Flannery

 

            A Good Man Is Hard to Find and Other Stories by Flannery O’Connor is the subject of Book Discussion X at Battery Park Book Exchange in the Grove Arcade, Asheville, 7 p.m., Sept. 15. 

            The 1955 collection is a key work in O’ Connor’s career as well as in world literature.  The Georgia author used mundane materials to tell a new kind of sensational story,…

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Added by Rob Neufeld on August 8, 2011 at 10:00pm — No Comments

I can't show you the title yet, but I can show the cover art!

WillowRaven Illustration & Design Plus: I can't show you the title yet, but I can show the...: "I am excited about the latest cover for various reasons, one of which is because Martin of Optitex custom created some of the elements…

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Added by Aidana WillowRaven on August 7, 2011 at 3:05pm — No Comments

Member Featrure--MariJo Moore

Member Feature: MariJo Moore

MariJo launches her new book, A Book of Spiritual Wisdom for all Days, Aug. 12 at Malaprop’s.  It is her thirteenth book.  She continues a bold and wide-reaching career that has included these books:

  • The Boy with the Tree Growing from His Ear and Other Stories
  • Desert Quotes; and Crow Quotes—aphorisms
  • Spirit…
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Added by Rob Neufeld on August 6, 2011 at 11:54am — No Comments

The Juniper Bends Reading Series

Our next Juniper Bends reading will be on Friday August 12 at 7pm with readings by Blake Butler of Atlanta, GA along with Asheville writers Rose McLarney, Jaye Bartell and Michael Boyko.

Butler is the author of the novel There Is No Year which has been described by Ben Marcus as "Feral and awesome...Blake Butler, mastermind and visionary, has sneaked up and drugged the American novel."

 

Downtown Books and News…

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Added by Mesha Maren on August 4, 2011 at 8:54pm — No Comments

Does the latest digital software mean no need for art school or to hire a pro?

I forgot to share Friday's post with ya'll. I know several of you stop by and comment. Thanks!

 

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