Demons and Sh*t – Ghoul

Name: GhoulType/Title: Flesh-eatersOrigin: Pre-Islamic Arabic I believe this is my first demon that isn’t a specific named demon. Ghouls are generally thought of as flesh-eaters; they eat dead bodies. I believe they were originally a kind of pre-Islamic demonic entity that like to hang out in cemeteries and desecrate the graves so they can eat, […]

April A to Z Reveal

There is no proper blog post this Sunday. Only this announcement. Starting April 1st, I will be participating in the April A to Z blogging challenge. Since the name of my blog is Playing With Demons, I figured for my debut into this challenge we could actually play with some demons! Not literally though. Demons […]

Having a Writing Circle

A lot of people, many writers included, ar eunder the impression that writing is a solitary activity. Especially with the novel coronavirus situation getting more serious, I’ve seen a few people joking about how they’re going to get so much writing done now that the CDC is recommending social distancing (Let’s be honest though; none […]

Badass Bitches In Horror

The month of March is National Womens Month, and today is International Womens Day. And since I’m a woman and a horror writer, I thought, what better time to write a list of my favorite woman horror writers? Here is a list of my top four favorite badass bitches in the horror genre. Anne Rice […]

Fans And Their Fiction

I, along with better writers than myself (Neil Gaiman, J.K. Rowling, and George R.R. Martin being among the most notable), write fanfiction on occasion. In my case, writing fanfiction as a hobby is what convinced me that writing is something I want to make my career out of. However, there are other writers out there […]