AtoZ 2017: T is for the Temeraire Saga

T is for the Temeraire Saga I know it’s called the April 2017 AtoZ Challenge, but I’m going to finish my Dragons in Our Fandoms series at my own pace, and I hope you’ll indulge me!  I took a week off, but for this second week of May, let’s take a look at a series that was brand new…

AtoZ 2017: Q is for Quest for Camelot

Q is for Quest for Camelot Another animated movie (and a musical, too!) next in the April 2017 AtoZ Challenge, this time a Warner Bros. offering from 1998 called Quest for Camelot. Those are the official movie poster and the character poster for “Devon & Cornwall: A two-headed dragon with an identity crisis,” from Internet Movie Poster Awards site, which boasts…

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: 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…