AtoZ 2017: K is for King’s Quest

K is for King’s Quest Continuing on in the April 2017 AtoZ Challenge, let’s revisit a computer (and later console) video game franchise that I haven’t thought of in years — the King’s Quest series. The Green Dragon guarding a magic mirror above is from the 1990 EGA-graphics remake of King’s Quest I: Quest for the Crown, which…

AtoZ 2017: J is for Jason and the Argonauts

J is for Jason and the Argonauts Next up in the April 2017 AtoZ Challenge, we’ll head back to Ancient Greece and look at the Colchian Dragon in the story of Jason and the Argonauts. The Theoi Project is a wonderful site “exploring Greek mythology and the gods in classical literature and art … [that provides] a…

AtoZ 2017: I is for The Inheritance Cycle

I is for The Inheritance Cycle We’re about a third of the way done with the April 2017 AtoZ Challenge, so let’s keep this dragon train going!  While I myself never read the Inheritance Cycle books written by Chistopher Paolini, I certainly recognize their position in the YA fandom. I just loved this image of Eragon and Saphira by…

AtoZ 2017: H is for How to Train Your Dragon

H is for How to Train Your Dragon Next up in the April 2017 AtoZ Challenge, I’m excited to share another one of my favorite fandoms — the Disney animated How to Train Your Dragon, which is loosely based on the original YA books by Cressida Cowell.  To keep this post manageable, I’m only going to be featuring art from the…

AtoZ 2017: G is for Godzilla and Ghidorah

G is for Godzilla and Ghidorah Moving back to existing fandoms in the April 2017 AtoZ Challenge, I found another classic fandom to feature.  Let me tell you about the archenemy of Godzilla, a dragon called King Ghidorah. Here is the Polish version of the poster from the 1991 version of the movie Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah — what an…

AtoZ 2017: F is for Finding Dragons

F is for Finding Dragons Next in the April 2017 AtoZ Challenge, join me as I indulge my own work for a moment, even though it’s not quite written yet, and talk about the dragons in my novel Finding Dragons. Since I’m focusing on the dragons in each of this month’s offerings, I’ll talk about the dragons…

AtoZ 2017: E is for EverQuest

E is for EverQuest Up next in the April 2017 AtoZ Challenge, I thought I would keep it simple and focus on some amazing dragon artwork from the EverQuest fandom. EverQuest is a free-to-play massively multiplayer online role-playing game (“MMORPG”), originally released in 1999 by Sony Online Entertainment.  It was “the second commercially viable MMORPG to be released … and the first…