Over the past few years North Carolina author Nicholas Sparks has had phenomenal success adapting his novels to the big screen. Now Nicholas Sparks Prods. is pushing for the small screen. The company has sold three projects to different TV networks, and one project has been picked up by Lifetime. The new original story, Deliverance, has begun filming a pilot in Austin, Texas. Sparks has flown to Texas with his wife to watch the filming while tweeting his trip.
If you're a Nicholas Sparks fan keep an eye out for Deliverance.
Learn more about the new TV show at the links below:
Nicholas Sparks Heads to TV with Lifetime’s ‘Deliverance Creek’
Nicholas Sparks' Deliverance Creek Headed To Pilot At Lifetime
November 14, 2013
November 6, 2013
Find more information here.
October 29, 2013
The North Carolina Literary Map now has an education blog! Connect with teachers and school media specialists while incorporating North Carolina heritage into the classroom. Our first post comes from East Forsyth High School teacher Farrah Hilton's literature class and explores North Carolina folklore and ghost stories!
October 28, 2013
Happy Halloween to our literary map followers! We hope you have a safe, spooky, and fun week as October comes to a close. To those looking for a good ghost story to tell around the camp fire, look no further! No place has more scary stories than North Carolina! Here is a selection of 10 ghost stories from set in North Carolina. Happy reading!
- An Illustrated Guide to Ghosts and Mysterious Occurrences in the Old North State
- Appalachian Ghosts
- Carolina Ghost Woods
- Folktales and Ghost Stories of North Carolina's Piedmont
- Haunted Historic Greensboro
- Ghost Stories and Legends of the Mountains
- Ghosts of Old Wilmington
- Mountain Ghost Stories and Curious Tales of Western North Carolina
- North Carolina Ghosts & Legends
- The Best Ghost Tales of North Carolina
October 14, 2013
October 7, 2013
North Carolina author Jill McCorkle will be visiting UNCG on Tuesday, October 29th. She will read from her new book Life After Life and sign copies of her books, which will be for sale. The event will take place in the Virginia Dare Room at the Alumni House, between 4:00pm and 5:30pm.
September 25, 2013
The freedom to choose your own reading material is integral to freedom of speech and the spread of new ideas. Banned books week celebrates frequently challenged reading materials and encourages readers to broaden their horizons. The North Carolina Literary Map celebrates banned book week with a list of banned books written by North Carolina authors. These books are within the top 100 most frequently challenged books of the past decade.