Author Archives: Kenton Kilgore

a peek at “stray cats”

People have asked me what my next novel, Stray Cats, will be about.  Rather than tell you, let me show you: As I’ve mentioned before, Stray Cats is going to be a collection of interconnected stories set on different worlds.  … Continue reading

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new year, “new mutants”

After the debacle that was Dark Phoenix, I thought that the X-Men film franchise as we know it was dead, but this looks really cool:

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looking back, looking ahead (and a peek at “stray cats”)

This past decade was when my childhood dream of becoming an author became reality.  I began the 2010’s with a manuscript of a fantasy novel, and ended it with 5 published books.  Here’s a glance back at some key events:

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of “star wars” and “stray cats”

Despite being a Star Wars fan since I was 10 years old, I have no intention of seeing Rise of Skywalker.  Nope, sorry not sorry. I was initially beguiled by The Force Awakens, only to realize that it was a … Continue reading

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twl playlist, track 10: “paranoid”

A surprising number of teenagers in 2019 (some them, no doubt, encouraged by hit films like Bohemian Rhapsody and Rocketman) are fans of vintage hard rock.  So, too, is Alyx, the Feisty Teenage Heroine of This Wasted Land, my young adult dark fantasy novel.   TWL tells of … Continue reading

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twl playlist, track 9: “atomic punk”

A surprising number of teenagers in 2019 (some them, no doubt, encouraged by hit films like Bohemian Rhapsody and Rocketman) are fans of vintage hard rock.  So, too, is Alyx, the Feisty Teenage Heroine of This Wasted Land, my young adult dark fantasy novel.  … Continue reading

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a great “wasted” year

This Wasted Land, my third published novel, was released a year ago.  As I mentioned in this post, it was in 1988, when I was a senior in college, that I first began working on what would become TWL.  I … Continue reading

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twl playlist, track 8: “sixes and sevens”

A surprising number of teenagers in 2019 (some them, no doubt, encouraged by hit films like Bohemian Rhapsody and Rocketman) are fans of vintage hard rock.  So, too, is Alyx, the Feisty Teenage Heroine of This Wasted Land, my latest young adult dark fantasy … Continue reading

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a new look for “lost dogs”

A while back, I talked about changing the cover of my previous novel, Lost Dogs, to align more with other titles in the young-adult post-apocalypse genre.  It’s not that the original cover is bad: it’s a spectacular piece done by … Continue reading

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local legend brent lewis comes to bto

If you live on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, you may recently have caught this article in one of the local newspapers:

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