Friday, April 4, 2014

A to Z Blog Challenge: The Letter D




The Write Game's Theme 
AtoZ Blog Challenge
2014

Stuff I Learned or Laughed at from Bloggers in the 2013 A to Z Challenge .

All you gots to do is identify the Mystery Blogger each day. I’ll give you hints when I can. I'll post the answers and the winner each Monday.

Four visitors (one each week) can win: 
Week 1) an ebook of Alligators Overhead 
Week 2)an ebook of Sliding On The Edge 
Week 3) an ebook of The Princess of Las Pulgas 
Week 4) a $10 gift certificate from Amazon 
 (If you already have one of the prizes, I'll figure something else out!)

BY

1) identifying the most bloggers correctly=2 points.  
2) leaving witty comments=1 point or more depending on glibness
3) adding to the information and making it more valuable=2 points 


TIES WILL BE BROKEN BY MY CAT. SHE'S FAIR AND IMPARTIAL.UNLESS CATNIP IS INVOLVED, THEN SHE GOES WITH THE BEST SUPPLIER.

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 Dr. Occult


Mystery Blogger D’s 2013 theme: “Super heroes!"

D is for Doctor Occult.

Richard Occult (aka The Ghost Detective) was a supernatural detective created by the same team who created Superman....Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. He debuted in New Fun Comics #6, back in 1935 under the name Dr. Mystic where he travels to a mystic realm, flies, and wears a cape....thus becoming the very first caped hero in comics (Superman didn't appear until 1938).  

I'd never heard of Dr. Occult before the A to Z 2013! 

Who is it? Hint: This blogger says, "I'm a late bloomer."



SIGN UP or VISIT the others who are on this AtoZ Challenge and check out the HOSTS:



Arlee Bird @ Tossing it Out
Tina @ Life is Good
Damyanti @ Amlokiblogs
Jeremy @ Being Retro
Nicole Ayers - The Madlab Post

41 comments:

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    1. You are destined to win everything. What time do you get up in the mornings?

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  2. I didn't know the blogger, but the info was cool.

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    1. There are more chances. Don't give up.

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  3. I think this one is Mark from Left and Write? Loved his theme last year.

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  4. Hi Lee - well I'm glad others are much more aware than I am - I know Mark really quite well .. but not enough obviously to recognise him .. I guess I should have put Comics and Mark together ..

    I will definitely enjoy coming back to take these in .. and then refer to the blogger too .. cheers Hilary

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    1. It's hard to remember from a year ago. I have trouble with recalling what I did an hour before.

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  5. Hi, Lee...

    Ooo... grim and surly looking... Almost a bit to cranky looking to be a super hero... lol.

    Yes, it has to be Mark Means...I remember his A-Z from last year!

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    1. He does look fearsome, but I guess he did good stuff.

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  6. Oh, I enjoyed Mark's super hero series last year. It was so much fun, and I'm really glad he's joined us again this year too.

    MJ, A to Z Challenge Co-Host
    Writing Tips
    Effectively Human
    Lots of Crochet Stitches


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  7. Okay, I don't have a clue about this one.

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  8. Here for the A to Z Challenge. Hope you're enjoying it as much as we are! Good luck on your new book!
    Caryn @writeonsisters.com

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    1. Thanks for the visit and the good wishes.

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  9. I'm completely clueless. Have I mentioned how awful I am with names? For whatever reason, they just don't stick in my brain. Faces, facts, interactions, memories, yes. Names? *sigh*

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  10. I had no clue, but looking at the probably correct answers above, I happily admit to "discovering" him the other day and following him immediately.

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    1. That counts. And you'll enjoy Mark's site.

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  11. Heh, I guess it's unfair for me to guess, but there's always tomorrow :)

    Thanks a bunch, Lee, I appreciate the shoutout and glad you enjoyed my theme from last year.

    Thanks to the rest of you for all your kind words, as well :)

    (oh and, yes, I was a late bloomer!)

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    1. Seems like blooming came when it was necessary!

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  12. I seem to recall superhero posts on Michael Offut's blog (or is it Stephen Offut? The one who writes SF.) I have the worst memory, but when I DO remember things, I can be counted on to remember the most eclectic (read: useless) information. ;)

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  13. Interesting story. I never heard of the good Dr. Looking forward to the answer.

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  14. Classic! Unless catnip is involved. Well, duh...I'd go with the supplier too. ;)

    River Fairchild – A to Z April Challenge
    Untethered Realms

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  15. Is the mystery blogger Old Kitty?

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  16. I think it is Mark Means. I read all his posts last year. He has a fun theme this year too.

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  17. For sure, I don't know who it is. I'd go with Stephen's response. The late-bloomer tag made me think of her, but then I don't know if she did the challenge in 2013.

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  18. uumm I read most of Mark's last year but I must have missed Dr. Occult. I like the idea, though.

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  19. I'm drawing a blank here. Maybe it's too late in the night for me to guess things.

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  20. Hello, Dr. Occult. New to me. I'm intrigued. I'm off to stalk Mark Means.

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  21. I am hovering on the edge of sleep over here... but then I thought "Maybe the labels give a clue!" I am curious about Dr. Occult just because it combines several different funny bone tickles in me. (Did I mention sleepy and giggly sometimes show up a the same time?")

    Here is my attempt at a fact that I am completely making up and who knows if it is remotely true: Women are actually more attracted to superheroes and villains who are smart and strategic than all muscle bound and buff. (or maybe it would be more accurate to say THIS woman.) Anyway - Happy D and on to E!


    Julie Jordan Scott
    A to Z Challenge Participant/2011,12,13,14.....
    The Bold Writer from A to Z

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  22. I'm running late...
    My brain is blank...
    I have no idea...

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  23. Greetings human, Lee,

    Please note that I backtracked to this pawsting. High paws to this wonderful DAWG.

    ""I'm a late bloomer." Obviously a plant that blogs about blooming at a later time in the year. This was easy. A ghost detective? I could see right through that one...

    Penny, the pawsitive host of the Alphabark Challenge, 2014!

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  24. Mark Means, but now I see Alex already got it, as usual. Still fun :)

    Random Musings from the KristenHead — D is for 'Defiance' (and Dogs)

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  25. I am late to this one- but still fun to read the clues! :)
    Jess

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  26. I would have been stumped. You need to disqualify Alex. He knows everyone.

    Lee
    Wrote By Rote
    An A to Z Co-host blog

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