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twl playlist, track 2: “the wanton song”

A surprising number of teenagers in 2019 (some them, no doubt, encouraged by hit films like Bohemian Rhapsody and Rocketman) are fans of 70’s and 80’s rock.  So, too, is Alyx, the Feisty Teenage Heroine of This Wasted Land, my latest young adult dark … Continue reading

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twl playlist, track 1: “you could be mine”

A surprising number of teenagers in 2019 (some them, no doubt, encouraged by hit films like Bohemian Rhapsody and Rocketman) are fans of 70’s and 80’s rock.  So, too, is Alyx, the Feisty Teenage Heroine of This Wasted Land, my … Continue reading

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vintage video: “king of pain”

Continuing my recent trend of featuring videos that I think would be great for my next novel, In Lonely Lands, here are The Police, with “King of Pain“:       Kenton Kilgore is the author of LOST DOGS, the story of … Continue reading

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vintage video: “heaven knows”

For the last few Fridays, I’ve been posting songs that I would put on the soundtrack to my next novel, modern-day fantasy/horror piece called In Lonely Lands.  I started working on ILL (now there’s an abbreviation for you) about the same time … Continue reading

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vintage video: “ordinary world”

I mentioned last week that I was already planning my next novel, tentatively titled In Lonely Lands.  If I were making a soundtrack for it, this haunting song perfectly expresses some of the emotions of the story.     Heavyweight … Continue reading

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vintage video: “plush”

How ill is it that even though I just published LOST DOGS not even two weeks ago, I’m already thinking about my next novel?  Its working title is IN LONELY LANDS, and I started struggling with it many years ago, … Continue reading

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vintage video: “amanda”

Amanda is a significant character who is mentioned but never appears in my sci-fi novel Lost Dogs.  And yes, I did take her name from the hit country-western song, first recorded by Don Williams and then by Waylon Jennings:   … Continue reading

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vintage video: “would”

When grunge hit the scene in the early ’90’s, my favorite band of that genre was Nirvana, of course, closely followed by Alice in Chains (I could take or leave Soundgarden, and Pearl Jam never did much for me, with … Continue reading

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vintage video: “you’ve got another thing comin'”

Music to get motivated, courtesy of Judas Priest.  Such metal.  Such leather.     Kenton Kilgore is the author of DRAGONTAMER’S DAUGHTERS, a two-part young adult fantasy novel based on Navajo culture and belief.  Look for his next work, LOST DOGS, a young … 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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