Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Zeno Alexander, Russell Ginns:
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Description of Pictures: Zeno Alexander, Russell Ginns -- Through a secret passage to a portal, Lenora can go into outer space and see future inventions but faces an enemy that wants to destroy all knowledge in Alexander's "The Library of Ever." In Ginns' "Samantha Spinner and the Spectacular Specs," Samantha's Uncle sends her seemingly ordinary gifts that are secretly portals to world travel and clues to mysteries.
Latest Title: The Library of Ever
After emerging from the shadows of the past, his history yet to be fully explained, Zeno Alexander spent years exploring the world’s libraries before settling down in his lavish underground bunker, where he regularly hosts exquisite dinner parties and tends to his collection of extinct plants. His friendship with the famous librarian, Lenora, has turned into a series of biographical works devoted to chronicling her adventures. His latest book is “The Library of Ever.”
Latest Title: Samantha Spinner and the Spectacular Specs
Russell Ginns is a writer and game designer who specializes in puzzles, songs and smart fun. He has worked on projects for a wide variety of organizations, corporations and publications, including Sesame Workshop, Girl Scouts of America, Nintendo and Scientific American. Russell lives and writes in Washington, D.C. He is the author of “Samantha Spinner and the Super-Secret Plans” and “Samantha Spinner and the Spectacular Specs.”
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2019 photos: Equipment this year: I continued to use my Fuji XS-1 cameras but, depending on the event, I also used a Nikon D7000.
Trips this year:
a four-day jaunt to Massachusetts (Boston, Stockbridge, and Springfield) to experience rain in another state,
Asheville, NC to visit Dad and his wife Dixie,
four trips to New York City (including the United Nations, Flushing, and the New York Comic-Con), and
my 14th consecutive San Diego Comic-Con (including sites in Utah).
Number of photos taken this year: about 582,000.