Monthly Archives: July 2014

5 reasons why superhero movies > superhero comics

Like many people, I started reading comic books as a kid, starting with Spider-Man and Metal Men, moving on to the Avengers and Fantastic Four before dropping the habit before high school.  I started back up in college with X-Men … Continue reading

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wanted: beta readers for “lost dogs”

This week I will finish drafting Lost Dogs, and things speed up from here.  August is going to be very busy for me:   August 8:  By this date, I will finish my edits August 9:  The manuscript goes to … Continue reading

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vintage videos: “photograph” and “hard luck woman”

I’m going to the Def Leppard/KISS concert tonight, so here are two of my favorites from them:     …and…..     Kenton Kilgore is the author of DRAGONTAMER’S DAUGHTERS, a two-part young adult fantasy novel based on Navajo culture and … Continue reading

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proposed cover art for “lost dogs”

Last Saturday, I had lunch with my friend James Arnold (who did the covers for Dragontamer’s Daughters Part 1 and Part 2) to catch up (it’s been a few years since we’ve seen each other) and to go over some … Continue reading

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vintage video: “pressure”

I’m under a self-imposed deadline to finish drafting Lost Dogs by the end of this month, so I’m feeling some pressure.  This probably my favorite Billy Joel song.     Kenton Kilgore is the author of DRAGONTAMER’S DAUGHTERS, a two-part young … Continue reading

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10 things gaming taught me about real life

A few weeks ago, I wrote about how Dungeons & Dragons was a big influence on my writing; this past weekend’s article from the New York Times says I’m not the only one.  Authors like China Mieville, Cory Doctorow, and … Continue reading

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vintage video: “midlife crisis”

If people remember the hard rock band Faith No More, they usually think of “Epic,” but to me, it’s not nearly their best song.  My nomination would be “MidLife Crisis” from the awesome album, Angel Dust:     Kenton Kilgore … Continue reading

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the latest on “lost dogs”

As of yesterday, Lost Dogs, my work-in-progress young adult science-fiction novel, was at 94,000 words, or about 220 single-spaced pages, and I’m rapidly finishing the initial draft.  Lost Dogs depicts life for a group of dogs—led by Buddy (a German … Continue reading

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vintage videos: “revolution”

There’s “changing the world,” and then there’s “burning down the world.”  A reminder that in doing the former, we shouldn’t engage in the latter.   From a time unnervingly similar to our present, The Beatles’ “Revolution.”       Kenton … Continue reading

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