Tag: Xavier

Jan 07 2016

GIVEAWAY Blog Hop – Hello my name is

Sharing fun/quirky/interesting/silly things about me and my blog! About J Lenni Dorner 1. When I was about seventeen, I wrote a short horror story. The male main character of that story had a daughter who he had named after his first car, which is where that daughter was conceived (not that he told her that …

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Jun 29 2014

Sunday Seven #80s throwback that compares Voltron to my books

A list of seven of something- brought to you on Sunday.     Comparing the Voltron Lion Force to my Existence series   1– Voltron – Keith, pilot of the black lion that forms the head, is the levelheaded Captain who puts his crew and planet first. His romantic feelings for Allura tend to distract …

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Apr 30 2014

#atozchallenge Z is for Zealous

It is with great enthusiasm that I pursue recording the events that I have been assigned to keep track of. Xavier calls me zealous, once he stops pretending that I am crazy. We make private jokes about lobsters.   The truth, we decide, is best served up to the public under the category of fiction. …

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Apr 28 2014

#atozchallenge X is for Xavier

The telepathic lobster waits for me to respond. I can hardly believe that the final piece of information is coming to me by way of a crustacean that is communicating with me with via a voice inside my head. Is this weirder than the dark doors that appeared because of a magic crystal? Is it …

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Apr 20 2014

Easter Essays

Here are the links to the Easter Essays written from the point of view of the Existence series characters, Xavier and Gwendolyn. I hope you enjoy them. (Each image opens a new tab, for your convenience.)  

Mar 31 2014

Divergent Diverges

The movie was pretty good. The real question is: how did it stack up to the book. Not as good. Did it diverge? Well… no one loses an eye.   How do the relationships hold up? A bit under explained. The way Al seemed to feel about Tris in the book doesn’t get enough screen …

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Sep 06 2013

Query versus Query

             An affluent young professional’s heart beat echoes empty chambers, unsure of its proper rhythm without her. A conservative, sheltered wallflower worries about her ability to please her betrothed, a stranger that her father selected. Such ordinary problems plague these lovely creatures that masquerade as human (which he knows he …

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Jul 26 2013

Broken

Prompt and guidelines: 1. Write for 5 minutes flat – no editing, no over thinking, no backtracking. 2. Link back here and invite others to join in. 3. And then absolutely, no ifs, ands or buts about it, you need to visit the person who linked up before you & encourage them in their comments. Seriously. …

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Jul 24 2013

Welcome to the party

Hi, welcome to the party. Come in and grab a drink.   Currently playing is a song from Bikinis for Eskimos. The DJ hands you the request list. Quick! Pick a song that you want to be played. There is small quiet group sitting in the left corner discussing the royal baby. A young lady …

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Jul 08 2013

Roads- Where this map goes there are no roads

My pens are black, blue, and red. I had one of those pens with the scented ink that has 20 different shades, but I believe it died sometime in the late ’90s. I have colored highlighters, but those are not great for writing with. The markers and crayons are already packed up. (I had to …

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Apr 25 2013

Tortured Hero

CarrieAnnBlogHops.blogspot.com Submitted for your consideration- These core characters of the Existence series offer up what qualifies them to be the subject of this blog hop.   A few years prior to the opening of book one, Fractions of Existence, Xavier was taken by The Eyes in the Shadows, a group dedicated to Armageddon. They tortured …

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Feb 27 2013

Valentine 2013 Xavier and Wend

Dear blog followers:   I have been inspired by a fantastic event this month! I encourage all of you to check out the Love Letters and Lattes blog hop. In the meantime, enjoy these four posts, which are based on the theme of that hop.   Cheers! J. Lenni Dorner   THE FOUR POSTS WILL APPEAR …

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Feb 22 2013

Valentine 2013 Jezebel

Dear blog followers:   I have been inspired by a fantastic event this month! I encourage all of you to check out the Love Letters and Lattes blog hop. In the meantime, enjoy these four posts, which are based on the theme of that hop.   Cheers! J. Lenni Dorner   THE FOUR POSTS WILL APPEAR …

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Feb 17 2013

Valentine 2013 Caleb to Heath

Dear blog followers:   I have been inspired by a fantastic event this month! I encourage all of you to check out the Love Letters and Lattes blog hop. In the meantime, enjoy these four posts, which are based on the theme of that hop.   Cheers! J. Lenni Dorner   THE FOUR POSTS WILL APPEAR …

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Feb 14 2013

Valentine 2013 Wend to Xavier

Dear blog followers:   I have been inspired by a fantastic event this month! I encourage all of you to check out the Love Letters and Lattes blog hop. In the meantime, enjoy these four posts, which are based on the theme of that hop.   Cheers! J. Lenni Dorner   THE FOUR POSTS WILL APPEAR …

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Jan 23 2013

7-7-7 game

Thanks to Maria Sadowski for tagging me in the 7-7-7 game. I love this stuff! The rules state an author must go to either page 7 or 77 of their current WIP. Count down 7 sentences and then copy the next 7 sentences for your post.  (Find the original post on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/j.lennidorner.) 7 …

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Oct 19 2012

Alpha Male Blog Hop

 #95 I present my character, Xavier, from the Existence series, with his thoughts on why he is the Alpha Male.             It became clear to me a decade or so ago, when Heath and I had entered puberty, that I would need to be the Alpha Male. Heath’s strength and power …

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Sep 05 2012

The Next Big Thing Blog Hop (Week 13)

My thanks to Lisa for tagging me. Her post(s) and blog(s) can be found here: http://www.imaginationalley.wordpress.com http://www.lisavandiver.blogspot.com     What is the working title of your book? Fractions of Existence (Book 1 of the Existence series) Where did the idea come from for the book? The characters told me to write it. I put it …

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Jul 31 2012

A Hero – Just for Fun

I have taken part in the hero blog hop as a reader only. (I missed the deadline to join in!) However, the more I read, the more my characters (especially Heath) are demanding that I write a hero post for them. So here it is! (Now maybe a writer can get some peace and quiet …

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Jul 10 2012

I write like…

A link to this site was posted on Facebook. Curious, I gave it a whirl: I write like James Joyce I Write Like by Mémoires, journal software. Analyze your writing! Then I put in Xavier’s Easter Essay. I write like Dan Brown I Write Like by Mémoires, journal software. Analyze your writing! I suppose that …

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