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Facing the Footwork

by Melinda James on September 25, 2014

in Featured Classes, Writing

Are you trying to write a memoir or a novel? Let me guess… you aren’t sure how to get started because of the mountain of notes & information that need organized. A new and unique writing class called “Facing the Footwork” with instructor Dana Wildsmith will teach how to organize all your ideas and information you […]

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Luttie May Comes Alive

by Martha Ann Wilkerson on August 26, 2014

in Around Campus, Hear from Students, We Still Make Things, Writing

“I can’t believe it’s over!” said Luttie May.  “Maybe I should have left my suitcase in the room at Rock House so we’d have to come back and get it.” “And you were dreading the class before we got here,” laughed Irene.  “I guess you’re glad you came. “Yes, I am!” said Luttie May. Luttie […]

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Craft Heaven

by Carol Bjorlie on June 24, 2014

in Featured Classes, Writing

The cusp: a potter at her wheel, wood turner at his bench, weaver and loom, blacksmith and forge, fiddler and fiddle, glass-maker and fire, writer and page. Craft communities are small heavens open to ordinary and extraordinary people. As I prepare to teach Crafting Words at the J. C. Campbell Folk School (Aug. 22 – […]

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Crafting Words

by Carol Bjorlie on June 21, 2014

in Featured Classes, Writing

Observing painters, musicians, enamelists, woodturners and their work is transformative, and being part of the creative process of master and student crafter is a privilege. Word follows image because writers must do something in response to what they see and feel. I will be instructing a writing class on the weekend of August 22 -24, […]

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The fall and winter represent a retreat to home and hearth: a time for congregation, household, and feast. For centuries, the hearth was essential to the home for warmth and food preparation – a center to gather around… the place to be. Merriam Webster defines hearth as 1.) a fireplace and the area surrounding, 2.) […]

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