Tag Archives: Julia Duin

Not an art book either

One of my earlier posts https://richardmorrisauthor.wordpress.com/2010/09/28/not-a-romance-novel/ told about the assumption some people make that Well Considered is a romance novel when they see the black protagonist and the white female character (a neighbor) in the cover illustration even though the characters are … Continue reading

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Not as predicted

Memorial Day weekend did not turn out as I had predicted https://richardmorrisauthor.wordpress.com/2012/05/17/tis-the-season/. In that post I had commented that Well Considered was likely to sell well in Bowie, as the setting of the novel is there, and that Memorial Day … Continue reading

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An awesome queue…at the Gaithersburg Book Festival

An awesome queue of over a hundred enthusiastic fans followed Jenny Lawson from her speakers’ tent to the book signing tent. People were still in the signing line more than an hour later at 6:00 P.M. when everyone was packing up. We … Continue reading

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Did it happen here?

Maryland is a southern state with a history of tobacco plantations, slaves, sharecropping, tenant farms, and Jim Crow. Harriett Tubman and Frederick Douglass were slaves here. There were forty-three lynchings, and school segregation survived into the nineteen seventies. There were … Continue reading

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Think Globally, Act Locally

              Hyattsville Patch Video by Sarah Nemeth: http://hyattsville.patch.com/articles/video-authors-break-bread-at-busboys-in-hyattsville#video-7185738 At the new Busboys and Poets restaurant in the Arts District of Hyattsville, Maryland, in the large community room named for historian and activist Howard Zinn, five … Continue reading

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Speculation and excitement …

Speculation and excitement of recent weeks turned to anticipation and more excitement in Hyattsville, MD yesterday when Busboys and Poets announced on Facebook that they would open their Hyattsville location Busboys @ Hyattsville 5331 Baltimore Ave. Suite 104 Hyattsville, MD 20781 … Continue reading

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