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Flat Rock history via a road

Travelling back in time on a Flat Rock roadby Rob Neufeld             If you walk the one mile length of North Highland Lake Road in Flat Rock, you step nearly 200 years into the past.            At the east end, the 21st century reigns.  Fronting six-lane Spartanburg Highway, a super-Ingles sits above a bog; and a CVS store faces an Octopus Garden smoke shop, a chiropractor, a cell phone provider, and a six-lane avenue to I-26 a mile away .            Neither Ingles nor CVS carries the big…See More
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8th Annual Blue Ridge Bookfest Apr 22-23

The 8th Annual Blue Ridge Bookfest brings authors to Flat Rock

 

There are a few oases where writers congregate to share wares and wisdom, and Apr. 22-23, the place is Blue Ridge Community College, featuring 19 readings and workshops, and many more opportunities for conversations with authors at exhibition tables.  See full schedule at http://www.blueridge.edu/blueridgebookfest/blue-ridge-bookfest-2016....  Here are some highlights:

 

Novelist Sara Gruen is the featured speaker in a ticketed talk and reception, 5:30 p.m., Friday, TEDC Main Conference Hall, Room 186. Gruen is the author of Water for Elephants; Ape House; and most recently, At the Water’s Edge.

 

Julia Franks presents her debut novel, Over the Plain Houses, about a Federal agricultural agent, one of her clients, a folk-wise mountain woman, and the woman’s violent fundamentalist husband—2 p.m., Saturday, TEDC Room 213.  The publisher is Hub City Press, a high quality outfit located in Spartanburg.

 

“The Life and Work of Carl Sandburg,” presented by Ginger H. Cox, Education Coordinator of Carl Sandburg Home; and “The Life and Work of Thomas Wolfe,” presented by Tom Muir, Manager of Thomas Wolfe Memorial State Historic Site, 12:30 - 1:45 p.m., Saturday, TEDC Main Conference Hall, Room 186.

 

“Making Money with Ghost Writing” with Beth Brand, certified ghostwriter; and “Copy Writing” with Bob Martel, “Renaissance Engineer Who Writes Compelling B2B Copy for Marketers of Engineered Products and Technical Services,” 2 to 3:30 p.m., Friday, TEDC Room 213.

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