Thanks for the super review, Rob!
I highly recommend readers who have not read Senehi's novels before, that they pick up the first two books in the series; "In the Shadows of Chimney Rock" and "The Wind in the Woods". They are also terrific!
Added by Wendy Dingwall on December 30, 2011 at 3:04pm — No Comments
My book, "A BUNCH OF WIREGRASS," is at the printer now. First shipment very soon.
New from Star Route Books, are the histories of North Carolina's 26th and 61st Infantry Regiments in the Civil War. Through spellbinding narratives and fascinating photography we follow the story of the 26th Regiment and Company A, The Jeff Davis Mountaineers, that consisted almost entirely of men from Ashe County and the 61st, including Company I, The Alleghany Rangers, which was made up of Alleghany County…Continue
Added by Claire Halsey on December 24, 2011 at 7:30am — No Comments
I need one full day at home per week to get things done. This past week being Pre-Christmas, wrapping gifts was in order. My bedroom was a disaster. It was an unholy Grinch's nightmare...and I was in heaven. I use Christmas cards from last year for gift tags, color coordinating them with the paper. The boxes that my daughters' boots came in (there are 3) were chic and didn't need wrapping, just a bow.
I had finished decorating my new artificial tree with Baby's…Continue
Added by Susan Lee Anderson on December 23, 2011 at 10:43am — No Comments
I put together a list of links/publishing resources to help writers research literary journals and start submitting. The resources also can help you find really interesting journals worth subscribing to. A lot of readers seem to bypass short stories and short creative nonfiction, but some great work is being published.
If you're interested, see my Writing Re-enlightment blog…Continue
Added by Caralyn Davis on December 9, 2011 at 9:58pm — No Comments
Horror comes to Sylva bookstore
Scott Nicholson, local writer of a dozen supernatural thrillers, brings his novel, Liquid Fear, and its new sequel, Chronic Fear, to City Lights Bookstore in Sylva, 6 p.m., Dec. 21.
In Liquid Fear, a scientist calls back survivors of a…Continue
Added by Rob Neufeld on December 9, 2011 at 12:53pm — No Comments
Added by Rob Neufeld on December 6, 2011 at 10:37pm — No Comments
This month Western North Carolina Woman is featuring an excerpt from Plant Whatever Brings You Joy: Blessed Wisdom from the Garden. In keeping with the season and Western North Carolina Woman's theme for the month, The Art of Giving, this excerpted story is titled "Bring Gentleness and Gratitude to Your Harvesting", using lessons learned in the garden as metaphors and guidelines for living a rewarding…Continue
Added by Kathryn Hall on December 6, 2011 at 10:02pm — No Comments
The literary journal Aries will publish novelist and playwright Jerry Stubblefield's poem "Noisy House with Tiny Lights" in January.
Added by Jerry Stubblefield on December 4, 2011 at 4:55pm — No Comments
First 2012 “BOOKS & BITES” Author Luncheon at Lake Lure Inn
The Friends of the Mountains Branch Library in Lake Lure are kicking off the 2012 season of their Books & Bites program with the launch of Rose Senehi’s sixth book, Render Unto the Valley, on Thursday, January 19 at 11:30 at the Lake Lure Inn. This is the third “stand-alone” novel in her Southern Blue Ridge…Continue
Added by Kasey Boston on December 2, 2011 at 8:25pm — No Comments
Here is an excerpt from my soon to be self-published book having to do with WNC culture and heritage: Billy Ray's Chevrolet - and Other Writings and Photographs from a Southern Appalachian Valley.
Billy Ray's Chevrolet
The 1953 Chevrolet truck had been parked in the same place for many years in a yard just past Lower Grassy Branch beside Riceville Road. I had seen it countless times on my trips in and out of the valley. This trip I…Continue
Added by Dave Turner on December 2, 2011 at 4:30pm — No Comments