In my new urban fantasy trilogy, Demon Spring, I have five very different kinds of demons. Each of them, I wanted to represent an ancient people from around the world. For Bael, the king of the underworld, I wanted to give him truly terrifying powers. And what could be more […]
When developing the demonology for my urban fantasy trilogy, Demon Spring, I really wanted to take a global approach. I didn’t want to use the same ol’ creatures from European mythology. However, I also didn’t want to appropriate currently practiced culture or accidentally use something revered by a culture. Cam […]
In my forthcoming urban fantasy trilogy, I wanted to create a global demonic system, using myths and legends from around the world. The eloko demon, the grassy-haired gnomes, were a legend from the Democratic Republic of Congo, and seemed to be a perfect fit for the Demon Spring world.
For Whom […]
Growing up, I was a HUGE anime fan. One of my favs was Inuyasha; basically a story about a modern girl sent to feudal Japan who has to battle monsters. Beyond the will-they, won’t-they romance, my favorite part of Inuyasha were the population of monsters and demons. Almost every episode […]
In my new urban fantasy novel, Resurgence, I had a lot of fun coming up with the different kinds of demons. I wanted there to be a set of them, each with different powers and goals. But I think I had the most fun writing about the lilins.
Sex Sells, Baby
Lilin is […]