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Writing Three Books Post-Mortem: Changing Names, Adding Scenes

Last year, I had a hell of a fun time writing all three books in the Demon Spring trilogy. It was an interesting premise for me: Write all three books before the first one was even published. Even this blog post, going live in July 2018, was written way back […]

By |2017-10-01T15:06:31-05:00July 30th, 2018|Demon Spring|Comments Off on Writing Three Books Post-Mortem: Changing Names, Adding Scenes

The Belu Noxes – Xo and Mot

The only belus to not be still alive in the Demon Spring books, the belu noxes are somewhat of a mystery. Bael clearly hates them, but why? In the final book, I had a lot of fun telling their story, including their supposed beef with Bael, and how their son […]

By |2018-06-21T15:15:35-05:00July 26th, 2018|Rambles|Comments Off on The Belu Noxes – Xo and Mot

Origins of Demons: Digging Deep in Worldbuilding

In the first two books of the Demon Spring trilogy, we spend a lot of time in the human world. The presence of demons is mentioned, but the how and the why aren’t really detailed. In the final book, I really got a chance to go deeper into demon mythology […]

By |2017-10-01T15:05:31-05:00July 23rd, 2018|Demon Spring|Comments Off on Origins of Demons: Digging Deep in Worldbuilding

The Belu Athtar – Bael

With the upcoming release of the final book in #DemonSpring, I thought I’d revisit Bael, the original athtar. I wrote about him very briefly before the first book came out. But now that we’ve seen more of him, I really wanted to dive deep into the belu athtar and his […]

By |2017-10-01T11:20:15-05:00July 19th, 2018|Demon Spring|Comments Off on The Belu Athtar – Bael

Femme Fatales – Writing a Female Friendships

As the plot for Demon Spring was coming together, the third book became very clearly a story featuring two ornery women on a common goal. Having done something similar for Alliances, the second Razia book, I couldn’t wait to sink my teeth into writing another book about female friendships. And […]

By |2017-10-01T15:04:32-05:00July 16th, 2018|Demon Spring|Comments Off on Femme Fatales – Writing a Female Friendships

The Belu Kappa – Mizuchi

In my urban fantasy trilogy, I had a lot of fun coming up with the different mythologies of each demon species. For the kappas, a nod to my love of all things Japan, I had a lot of lore to play with. But the belu kappa, Mizuchi, became a much […]

By |2017-10-01T10:48:56-05:00July 12th, 2018|Demon Spring|Comments Off on The Belu Kappa – Mizuchi

The Belu Eloko – Biloko

In my urban fantasy trilogy, there are five kinds of demons – lilins, kappas, elokos, noxes, and athtars. Per the demonic myths, there are five so-called “original” demons, called belus, who were banished by God to the Underworld. The belu eloko, Biloko, was taken from the present-day Democratic Republic of […]

By |2017-10-01T10:13:29-05:00July 5th, 2018|Demon Spring|Comments Off on The Belu Eloko – Biloko

The Belu Lilin: Freyja

In my urban fantasy trilogy, “belu” is the ancient word for “original demon.” So the belu lilin, Freyja, was the very first lilin ever created. To celebrate the last book in the trilogy coming out, I thought I’d write a little more about each belu’s origins.

Freyja, the Myth

Freyja comes from […]

By |2017-10-01T08:41:23-05:00June 28th, 2018|Demon Spring|Comments Off on The Belu Lilin: Freyja

Revival (Demon Spring #2) Is Released!

Happy, happy book birthday to the second Demon Spring book! Y’all, I’m so excited to share Revival with you, and for you to fall deeper in love with Jack, Cam, and Anya. This book has it all: Mystery, a bit of Romance, and long rides through the swamps of New […]

By |2018-05-13T13:07:59-05:00May 15th, 2018|Demon Spring|Comments Off on Revival (Demon Spring #2) Is Released!

Cam and the Realization

It was pretty clear to me when writing the first Demon Spring book that Cam would be the stand-out character. She’s got threads of Lizbeth Carter from Razia–the long-suffering best friend who pushes the protagonist to be more than he/she is. But as I got into writing the second Demon […]

By |2018-05-15T08:36:04-05:00May 7th, 2018|Demon Spring|Comments Off on Cam and the Realization
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