I haven’t updated this blog in years. I haven’t had the time and energy to keep up with all my old interests. I haven’t lost my passion for science fiction and fantasy, or Legend of the Seeker, but the fan movement gradually faded away.
We all knew that would happen. But 10 years ago I promised someone I would never give up this blog. What I didn’t expect to happen was to hear about the sad news of Terry Goodkind’s passing on September 17, 2020. His family did not reveal the cause of death and we don’t need to know. This has been a terrible, sad year.
Terry was engaged with his fans. His Sword of Truth novels were inventive and daring. Some fans of the books hated Legend of the Seeker because the saga had been toned down for television. I understand why purists feel so passionately about these things, but a TV adaptation doesn’t change one word in the published books. I used to remind Tolkien purists of that when they ranted on the Internet against Peter Jackson’s film adaptations of Lord of the Rings. Continue reading “10 Years and Counting”→
Monday is Halloween and while I had hoped to put together advance promotions for All Seekers Eve this year I was unable to schedule time to work on the project.
Because the campaign to revive Legend of the Seeker has effectively ended all we can do at this point is remember the show we loved and share our thoughts.
I will still use the hashtag #allseekerseve for some Tweets on Monday. I’m afraid that is all I can commit to doing at this point. If I can find some time over the weekend I’ll try to schedule some Tweets but I’ve committed to attend a north Georgia convention, HallowCon, and that won’t leave me much time for last minute promotion.
Nonetheless, I’ll try to do something else later this year to make up for my lack of promotion of All Seeker’s Eve, and there is always next year.
Meanwhile, do take the time on Monday to remember Legend of the Seeker with some #allseekerseve love.
I meant to write a follow up sooner than this but I had to attend HallowCon 2015 last Saturday and then I had to catch up on a number of projects for work. Still, it’s not too late to say something about All Seeker’s Eve 2015.
The pictures, fan art, and videos were incredible. And just seeing so many fans enjoying the Tweets was a really great feeling. I know some people used All Seeker’s Eve to lobby Netflix to bring back episodes. I hope that helped out.
A lot of people shared good wishes with Bridget Regan, Craig Horner, and other cast members, too. It has been five years since the show went off the air and I know a lot of people have lost heart and moved on. But Star Trek fans, Star Wars fans, and Firefly fans (to name just a few) have never forgotten the shows they fell in love with.
You see people continue to express their creativity all over the Web. This blog will stay active as long as I can find something to write about (and time to share it). I hope many of you feel the same way too because a lot of people are still just discovering the show now.
We’ll do this again next year, and the year after that. I want All Seeker’s Eve to become a tradition that doesn’t wait on me to make an announcement. Just plan to do it. And tell your friends to do it.
Meanwhile, if Laura needs help getting the word out about anything new, she knows I’ll be there for the fans.
Earlier this year I promised I would promote another All Seeker’s Eve. And then my life became busy and I wasn’t able to spend as much time on personal avocations as last year. So I expect this year’s All Seeker’s Eve to be somewhat muted but I will do my part to make it happen.
I just wanted to confirm to everyone that I will be promoting an All Seeker’s Eve online campaign again this October. Share your creativity on your blogs, in the forums, and on social media! Also, I am still hoping to visit Hallowcon in Dalton, GA this October 30 – November 1. I’m not an official guest. I just promised my friend Dutch (who runs the con) that if my schedule allowed it I would get up there this year. Continue reading “All Seeker’s Eve 2015”→