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…

AtoZ 2017: D is for Dragonriders of Pern

D is for Dragonriders of Pern Continuing the April 2017 AtoZ Challenge, I’m going back to one of my absolute favorite series, and in all likelihood the reason I’m writing my own dragon novels: Anne McCaffrey’s Dragonriders of Pern. The Dragonriders of Pern is the title of the omnibus edition published in 1978 of the combined…

AtoZ 2017: C is for Conan the Barbarian

C is for Conan the Barbarian Next in the April 2017 AtoZ Challenge, let’s look at dragons in the lore of Conan the Barbarian. Creating this post, after a friend suggested it for my “C” topic this year, was my first real exposure to any of the Conan the Barbarian media.  But the research was fascinating, and I’m excited to…

Spring Dragons by Mythka — and only two days left until April!

Oh my goodness, I’m feeling the pressure since the April AtoZ Challenge starts on Saturday!  But I’ve still got to get my weekly post out, so I found an artist who undertook a similar challenge.  Please enjoy these really beautiful Spring Colors Dragons by deviantartist Mythka, from her amazing Dragon-A-Day series from last year.  The first above is…

Theme Reveal for the April 2017 AtoZ Challenge, with Flight of Dragons by ssstawa

I’ve decided to tackle the April AtoZ Challenge again, and as my theme this year, I’m going more in-depth than simply “dragons.”  Specifically, I’ll be focusing on: Dragons in Our Fandoms Examples of dragons in literature, film, television, anime, and video games.  From “Avatar: The Last Airbender” to the “Zelda” video game franchise, I’ll take a…

St. Patrick’s Day Dragons by Multiple Artists

After browsing for St. Patrick’s Day dragons to share, I couldn’t choose just one, so you get five different dragons by five different artists!  This first is called Paddys 2015 by Danish deviantartist Aphilien.  I love the clover details!  She has a gallery filled more great art, including an adorable set of baby Teenage Mutant…

Dragon on Ljubljana Bridge by Victoria Reay

Oh, hey!  I’ve been having so much fun working on my future April AtoZ posts that I nearly forgot to make a regular post for this week!  But I’ve had this idea for a while, so now is the perfect time to share.  This photo is called Dragon on Ljubljana Bridge by U.K. photographer Victoria Reay. I…