A to Z Challenge – Cult Classics – K
Movies-Music-Sci-fi Book-Bloggers-Dragon Term
This quirky 2004 Chinese film mixes action, comedy, and martial arts, and it won numerous awards.
The band’s most successful album made them an FM staple and was certified Quadruple Platinum. Its biggest hit was the iconic Dust in the Wind.
One of the finest from the band, this concept album features Christian themes and fan favorite song, Over My Head.
Science Fiction Book –
Published in 1979, her bestselling book is a cross between science fiction and slave narrative, and it has been used in many college courses over the years.
It’s a Snap
Enjoy flash poetry and beautiful pictures? Like shadows and cats? Then you need to follow this delightful lady from the West Coast!
Want to know how a writer juggles her craft, a husband, and five little boys? Want some fun and an insight to ‘This Writer Mom?’ Then follow the beautiful and fun Kristen!
Dragon of the Stars Term –
The million dollar question – What Are the Kargrandes? Natives of the planet Kavil, they play a huge role in the story. These creatures have unique abilities, one of which could be both a power source and a weapon. What else can they do? That would be a spoiler! You’ll have to read to find out.
Dragon of the Stars is out now!
Check out the site What Are the Kargrandes? for clues as to how they tie into the story.
Science Fiction Cons
My publisher has been doing promotional work with several upcoming science fiction cons, including ads in program books and sponsorship. If you attend any of the following cons, you can score bookmarks and possibly some of my books:
RavenCon - Richmond, VA - April 24-26, 2015
Treklanta - Atlanta, GA – April 24-26, 2015
OASIS - Orlando, FL – May 1-3, 2015
MobiCon - Mobile, AL – May 22-24, 2015
BaltiCon - Hunt Valley, MD – May 22-25, 2015
ConCarolinas - Concord, NC – May 29-31, 2015
Scavenger Hunt Answers and Winner!
First, where was Mini-Alex in each photo?
Melissa Maygrove - in the bathtub.
Eva Solar - with one of my guitars.
Father Dragon Al - hanging with friends in a chair.
Suzanne Furness - in the fridge’s vegetable bin.
Karen Walker - in the oven.
Dianne Salerni - in the sink.
Christine Rains - on a bush.
Nick Wilford - hanging by a tree.
EE Giorgi - on the hood of my car.
Murees Dupe - on a bench.
L Diane Wolfe - with his favorite t-shirt.
Helena - in a pile of leaves. (And due to hacks, her site’s high security meant it was unavailable to some of you, and she’s sorry you weren’t able to visit. I didn't include it in the hunt totals.)
Tyrean Martinson - on the sidewalk.
Robin - in the driver’s seat of my car.
Heather Gardner - hanging with my favorite CD’s.
Jo - with a Canadian beaver.
Lynda Young - hanging with my MST3K DVD collection.
SL Hennessy - hanging with my Firefly game.
Toi Thomas - in the fireplace.
Lori MacLaughlin - on exercise equipment.
Jess at Author Tracker - in the dishwasher.
Truedessa - hanging with his favorite poster.
Annalisa Crawford - in front of my guitar’s amp.
Patricia Lynne - on my front steps.
Lisa at Flash Fiction - in my sock drawer.
Julie Flanders - driver’s seat of lawn mower.
Julie Kemp Pick - on another bench.
Nicki Elson - in the dryer.
Mark Koopmans - at the beach.
Sydney Aaliyah - in my computer chair.
Many of you followed along for the scavenger hunt, and seven of you visited every single site.
And from those seven, Random.org picked this winner:
Congratulations, Truedessa! You get an autographed copy of Dragon of the Stars, a bunch of swag, and $20.00 in iTunes cards.
Thanks to everyone who posted, played along, gave me a shout out, or bought the book. You guys rock!
Seen Kung Fu Hustle? Fan of those bands? Read Kindred? Following the bloggers? Have you read Dragon yet and figured out What Are the Kargrandes? Going to an Sci-Fi cons? And how’d you do in the scavenger hunt?
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