Monthly Archives April 2015

Clay Rice Silhouette Cutting

The SCBook Festival is pleased to feature award-winning artist and children’s book author Clay Rice on Saturday, May 16, 9:30 – 10:20 a.m. presenting his newest book The Stick. The presentation includes songs, funny stories, and lots of audience participation, so bring the kids and plan on an extremely entertaining and engaging event. For Clay Rice, silhouette artistry and storytelling have been in his family for more than 80 years. Clay estimates that in his 32-year career, he has cut over 1,000,000 silhouettes. His work has been featured in Country Living, The Washington Times, The Atlanta Constitution, and has appeared
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The Doom of Ravenswood – New Collectible Archibald Rutledge Book

Archibald Rutledge’s story “The Doom of Ravenswood” is a harrowing account of the power of the natural world and of the dangers for humans and animals alike to be found in the ominous swamps of the South Carolina lowcountry. As the narrator of this cautionary tale is riding home astride his faithful horse, Redbird, to Ravenswood Plantation, he is compelled to stop along the isolated road to pick wildflowers. But the untamed wilderness has laid a trap for the traveler, and he quickly finds himself sinking helplessly into the inescapable pull of the morass. With Redbird his only ally in
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South Carolina Writers’ Workshop Will Offer Writing Classes at the 2015 SC Book Festival

The South Carolina Writers’ Workshop will partner with the SCBook Festival to offer a special track of writing classes on Sunday, May 17, 2015 as part of the 19th annual SCBook Festival. With one million new book titles available each year, will anyone besides your mother read a novel you write? Crafting a novel requires much more than stringing a bunch of correctly spelled words together into grammatically correct sentences. Do you know why the following examples violate the basic guidelines for writing novels?   I stared at Joel, who daydreamed about his third ex-girlfriend. (Point of View)   Jill
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