A Taste of Something Decadent: Foreplay and Fangs Interviews Decadent Kane
ago, Foreplay and Fangs hosted a very good friend of mine and fellow Breathless
Press author, Decadent Kane. She is the mind behind The Trouble with
Elves, a 3-book series so far, with more to come along. She's also a whiz
with clever marketing and promo materials, and you may have seen some of her
art on my page before! For an hour, guests posted their questions for Decadent to
answer.Here is what she said!
Decadent KaneThanks so much for having me here!
I'm looking forward to all the strange that can come from this...
Decadent KaneThe main thing I can think of for
Steele Your Soul- is Joren- he always has lust on the brain...some nights he
kept me awake with his little fantasies. He was also the hardest character for
me to write- Pirate speak wasn't so easy....
Foreplay and Fangs :Your stories go between the points of view of your lead male
and female. Do you find one perspective easier than the other, in terms of
Decadent Kane I think it depends on the story. In
the first book, Ribbon of Darkness, it was easier to write Ribbon's point of
view than it was to write Draven's.In
Tempting Clover I actually had a ton of fun with both point of views- the characters
talked to me easily as I wrote and they stayed pretty even as things go.Steele
Your Soul- Joren by far was the talker...his Point of view was easier- not his
dialogue- but definitely his thoughts, ideas, and the rest of him...ahem.
Foreplay and FangsWhere do
you draw your "inspiration" for elves? Is there a specific lore or
mythos you follow or have you created your own kind of elves?
Decadent KaneI'm not going to say I have created
a purely unique my own kind of elves. But I don't draw from anything in
particular either. I just took general knowledge about elves, pointed ears,
Drows are evil or darker version who live underground, and manipulated it to
fit my ideas. Elves become drows through a disease called the feral. It lives
in every elf. Elves reach full maturity when their ears have grown into a
point. The feral can be reversed or held at bay- but only through very special
means and it is different for every elf. I didn't want to take from a certain
myth or fantasy of another- though in fairness no idea is completely original.
Foreplay and Fangs You had a
short work-in-progress called Demon Song. Any plans to expand this into a full
story? What can you tell us about it?
Decadent KaneAh- Demon Song... that is
completely different than my elves. Like the title suggest it has more to do
with demons. I have considered breaching out into the world of demons. This
particular story will be submitted to my editor as a 'flirt' a little taste of
how I write and what I write. If I do follow this idea into Demon's much like
my elves, I will take general ideas of the creatures and make it fit my own
imagination and writing style. I already have one published demon story called
Butterfly in the Bloody Valentine anthology by Breathless Press
Do you have a favorite out of your characters? ?
Decadent KaneA favorite... *whispers* don't tell
anyone- but Joren is my favorite...He's such a cad and come on he looks like
GuestHow often do your characters wake you up just so they can talk to you??
Decadent Kane Oh goodness! Way more than I'd like
sometimes. The males are the worst. Strangely enough my female characters don't
keep me awake or wake me. In total it's happened about 6 times.
Guest:Will we get to see Pirate Captain again? *please please please?
Decadent Kane You know- I haven't decided yet.
Several people have commented about wanting more of him. And When i write the
Drow King's story- he might find his way involved somehow...but I don't have
anything planned right this second.