Welcome to the A to Z Challenge!
My theme - Origins of Science Fiction Terms and More! The term, its meaning (definitions from Technovelgy), and its first book appearance – a movie that features this term – and a blogger buddy who reminds me of that term.
I’m also the guinea pig for an experiment – A to Z Lite.
I get between 100-170 comments per post in April during the Challenge. And it has just become too much to return that many every day, six days a week. I’m unable to visit anyone new and my entire day is spent blogging. The A to Z Team agreed to an A to Z Lite trial run. Otherwise, there was just no way I could do the Challenge this year. I’ve participated since the very first year and the Challenge means a lot to me.
A to Z Lite means I will just be posting a handful of times this month and multiple letters at a time. So, I will be keeping them short! I also won’t be visiting every single person every single day. Hope everyone understands.
A synthetic being having the form of a human being.
Ephraim Chambers coined the term in 1728, paring the Greek prefix of ‘man’ with the suffix of ‘likeness of’ – andr-oid. He used it to describe a legendary mechanical head, build by Saint Albertus Magnus, that could answer questions.
We’re not sure about Pat Hatt at It's Rhyme Time. The dude is beyond clones and Ninjas – he’s a blogging android! Just try keeping up with him. Or the Cat who can rhyme with such style…
A device that shoots a beam of energy
The Waiting is the Hardest Part!
She shoots from the hip and if she doesn’t get you, Stormy the Weather Gnome will.
And believe me, she shot first…
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Fan of Blade Runner and Star Wars? Following Pat and Heather? Read either of the short stories? And is it cool with you guys that I do A to Z Lite this month?