Wednesday, November 17, 2010

So I Married a Demon Slayer...

Good morning! I'm just getting ready to sit down to write the ending to What Slays in Vegas. It's the story of the one demon that Lizzie didn't annihilate in The Dangerous Book for Demon Slayers.

Whoops. You didn't know she missed one? Neither does Lizzie. But that's okay because Shiloh is only a half-succubus and she has plenty of problems without Lizzie and the biker witches on her tail.

It's been a really fun story to write. Last spring, an editor at Kensington approached and asked if I'd be interested in writing a novella for the So I Married a Demon Slayer anthology. Of course I said yes because who wouldn't want to write about demon slayers? I wanted to do something related to my Accidental Demon Slayer books, but not necessarily a direct tie, so Shiloh came into being.

The poor thing is under a terrible demon boss. Nobody respects her and she couldn't even get slayed the last time because she has too much good in her. Nevertheless, she's doing her best to channel her inner demon. In fact, she's helping to re-take Las Vegas for the succubi when she has a wild night with a guy who has a few secrets of his own. Their powers mesh in a bad way and she wakes up the next morning, married to a demon slayer. Talk about one heck of a hangover.

Now he won't give her an annulment (and a release of her powers) until she helps him take down her boss, who happens to be the demon ruler of Las Vegas. It's been a blast to write and I'm almost sad to think I might finish it today. It makes me want to go back to Las Vegas in a bad way, even if there are a few demons wandering around.

Off to write. Wish me luck. And watch out for those demons in Las Vegas.


Robin Kaye said...

That sounds fabulous! I have to admit I'm very jealous. I would so love to be able to finish my book today! Lord knows, it needs to get done soon. Good luck! I'm back to writing too--at least I'm at my favorite Starbucks today. My writing Nirvana!

Angie Fox said...

I'm writing without my dog today, which feels totally weird. You'd think it would be easier without a head on my keyboard and a nose under my elbow every few minutes, but I really miss her. She's at the groomer this morning. Poor doggie. Lucky us. She needed it!

Christie Craig said...

I think I'd take the demons to spend some time in Vegas!! Sounds like a wonderful story.

Good luck wrapping it up.


Anonymous said...

hi, i saw your first book in my local bookstore and fell in love with the idea. i was all set to buy it until i noticed the publisher. i'm hesitent to buy it now because i'm not sure if you'd get any of the royalties from it. it would be great if you could let me know if you do.
also, good luck with the new book, sounds really fun

Tori Lennox said...

This sounds like such a fun story!

Angie Fox said...

That's sweet, Ayla. Actually I wouldn't see any royalties, but it always makes me smile to hear a reader is interested in my books, so really, no worries.

And the royalty issue will soon be fixed. I have rights back to all of my books and will be doing re-issues of the entire Accidental Demon Slayer series within the next month or two. Then we don't have to think about crazy publisher issues anymore. :)

Angie Fox said...

Oh and is it coincidence that the MGM Grand sent an email this afternoon, asking me to come stay?

See? They want me to go to Vegas. Why can't I go back to Vegas?