Tag Archives: David Willson

Offbeat Gargoyle and Cologne No. 10 For Men

I was excited to read that Gargoyle, DC’s oldest literary magazine, celebrated its 40th anniversary, and I’m proud that I worked with its founder and editor, Richard Peabody, a couple of times over the years. That sort of puts me in the company of MacArthur … Continue reading

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Cav Takes Over Khe Sanh

    Yesterday my wife was going through a box of old papers when she came upon the April 24, 1968 edition of the Cavalair, the 1st Air Cavalry Division newspaper. When she handed it to me, I was instantly plunged … Continue reading

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Cologne No. 10 For Men – Fact or Fiction

Writer’s Digest calls Cologne No. 10 For Men “a superb novel of the Vietnam war, a novel that compares favorably with those earlier ‘dark humor’ war novels such as CATCH-22 and M.A.S.H. The writing crackles with authenticity,”  and David Willson, Books in … Continue reading

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Making a difference in the world

[This blog post was inspired by the county board of education decision to eliminate creative writing as part of the creative and performing arts program at our local middle school. For local people, here is the link to the petition to … Continue reading

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A movie of Cologne No. 10 For Men?

People asked us many questions on Saturday at the Baltimore Book Festival on the Inner Harbor in Baltimore where I was selling my novel Cologne No. 10 For Men: 1) “Do you sell cologne?” 2) “Does this book take place in Cologne, … 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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The economy has improved . . .

“The economy has improved” was the only explanation we could come up with during the first weekend in May when Saturday at the Old Bowie Antique Craft and Food Truck Festival and Sunday at the Riverdale Arts Festival turned out … Continue reading

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