Tag Archives: Audrey Engdahl

Kids’ Stuff in Gaithersburg

We spent Saturday in the Children’s Village at the Gaithersburg Book Festival talking with young people and parents about Canoedling in Cleveland, my young adult novel. It includes six stand-alone canoe story fantasies that my teenage protagonist tells his little brothers when … Continue reading

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Takoma Park, Ohio . . . or is it Cleveland, Maryland?

Who would have ever thought there would be so many people at the Takoma Park (MD) Street Festival with links to Cleveland, Ohio? I was amazed by how many people came up to my booth to tell their Cleveland connections and … Continue reading

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Time to start shopping . . .

“I just bought my first Christmas present,” a woman said to me as she left my booth at Old Town Bowie Fall festival yesterday after buying one of my books. Several other people indicated that their purchases had something to do … Continue reading

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Undaunted … we move forward to battle …

Undaunted (by the rain), throngs of people moved across the bridge and past our tent, hurrying to battle – the reenactment of the 1814 Battle of Bladensburg, when British troops overwhelmed our forces and raced into Washington, D.C. to burn … Continue reading

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Telling a Book by Its Cover

Last night I presented my books at Busboys and Poets in Hyattsville, MD, at the restaurant’s “FIRST FRIDAY ARTIST TALKS.” It was a preview of the Hyattsville Arts Festival, which is on Sept. 14.  This presentation was different for me, … Continue reading

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‘Tis the season

‘Tis the season of festivals all around us. Riverdale Artsfest was wonderful and will definitely be on our list to watch for next year   https://richardmorrisauthor.wordpress.com/2012/05/08/a-curiosity-shop/. Procrastination prevented us from having a booth at the Green Man Festival in Greenbelt last weekend … Continue reading

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Writing instead of writing about writing

This is supposed to be a blog about writing — the process, the products, and the promotion of writing, including songwriting. Writing and promoting my writing take me to some pretty interesting places. However, since my last blog post in … Continue reading

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The n-word…and lesser offenses (part 2)

This is the “lesser offenses” section of my previous post. We regularly have children’s books in our home for the grandchildren, and in December my wife brought from the library one of those she knew I would love. It’s a Book by Lane Smith is a story … Continue reading

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