Week 5 ARC giveaway: If I lived in the Hollows…

***** UPDATE 5/11/21 ***** We have a winner for the fifth of ten ARC giveaways. Jason L. was lucky number 228 out of nearly 1000 entries, and he has already e-mailed me back to claim his ARC and freebie! Come back Friday for a new question to answer to enter the next giveaway! Congratulations, Jason! And thank you everyone who played along.

I will admit it. I have sat in an airport, watching people go by, saying, “Were. Elf. Demon,” categorizing the passing people into their Inderland houses, so to speak. Which makes me wonder, if you lived in the Hollows, who would you be? Charismatic, secretive elf? All powerful but emotionally damaged demon? Perhaps a rock-steady, magic-wise witch? Or a pack-loving Were? Bridge troll, anyone? Or perhaps a jack-of-all-trades human?

Only Available At Nicolas.

And because I like giving things away, if you email Tim your answer, you will be in the flash-giveaway for the next  ARC of Million Dollar Demon.  Want to enter? Here’s how this week!

Using an email you have access to for the next five days, email Tim at <coldtoastwritingsllc@comcast.net>  Put “Hollows House” in the subject line so we know you’re entering the contest. In the email, tell me who you would be if you lived in the Hollows. (Tell me why here as well to help boost shares and get you some bonus points–which get you nothing except the chance to brag about your Inderlander skills.) One entry per household please.

I will cut off entries at midnight, PST on Monday, May 10. I will announce the winner on Tuesday morning, AND email them for the address they want me to mail the ARC to as well as find out if and how they want me to sign it.  Winners will have until the coming Thursday midnight to get back to me to claim the ARC and tell me their mailing address. If I don’t hear from you by Thursday midnight, the ARC goes back in the pool and I will give away two next week.

Out of the U.S? You can still enter. ARCs have no cash value, though they may get held up in customs forever. Books will go out UPS or USPS, whatever is faster. Chance of winning depends upon how many enter. Winners will be chosen by a random number generator, and I can’t be responsible for mail that goes astray.

That’s it. But do come back next Friday to enter again with a new question. I’ve got a bunch of these to give away until release day on June 15th. Even better, I finally got the ARCS from the publishers, and they are real, bound galleys that we’re used to. This is an extremely limited print run due to covid, and I’m so thankful to have them to give out to you.

Good luck!

P.S. My local store, Nicolas, is the only outlet for personalized MILLION DOLLAR DEMON this year. They will ship overseas, but email them first for a shipping quote. (follow the link below.) Nicolas also has signed mass markets of AMERICAN DEMON along with most of the other back titles. Mysterious Galaxy, Murder by the Book, and University bookstore will have beautiful, signed book plates.

http://www.nicolasbooks.com/kim-harrison

–Kim

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Week 4, ARC Giveaway: Trent, Al, Kisten, Ivy

***** UPDATE 5/6/21 ***** We have a winner for the fourth of ten ARC giveaways. Amy H. was lucky number 204 out of nearly 1000 entries, and she has already e-mailed me back to claim her ARC and freebie! Come back Friday for a new question to answer to enter the next giveaway! Congratulations, Amy! And thank you everyone who played along.

Relationships in the Hollows hold no guarantee. Waxing and waining, they often end abruptly leaving a great gaping holes that I get letters over. Today, I want to know who your first Hollows crush is/was. Steadfast Ivy? Frenemey turned lover Trent? All powerful Big Al? Or a loving memory of Kisten, cut down as he became who he wanted to be? (or someone completely different?)

Sigh.

And because I like giving things away, if you email Tim your answer, you will be in the flash-giveaway for the next  ARC of Million Dollar Demon.  Want to enter? Here’s how this week!

AmericanDemon_FBImages_v2_CopyUsing an email you have access to for the next five days, email Tim at <coldtoastwritingsllc@comcast.net>  Put “Hollows crush” in the subject line so we know you’re entering the contest. In the email, tell me who your Hollows crush is/was. (Tell me why here as well to help boost shares and get you some bonus points–which get you nothing except the chance to wax about your book beau or girl.) One entry per household please.

I will cut off entries at midnight, PST on Monday, May 3. I will announce the winner on Tuesday morning, AND email them for the address they want me to mail the ARC to as well as find out if and how they want me to sign it.  Winners will have until the coming Thursday midnight to get back to me to claim the ARC and tell me their mailing address. If I don’t hear from you by Thursday midnight, the ARC goes back in the pool and I will give away two next week.

Out of the U.S? You can still enter. ARCs have no cash value, though they may get held up in customs forever. Books will go out UPS or USPS, whatever is faster. Chance of winning depends upon how many enter. Winners will be chosen by a random number generator, and I can’t be responsible for mail that goes astray.

That’s it. But do come back next Friday to enter again with a new question. I’ve got a bunch of these to give away until release day on June 15th. Even better, I finally got the ARCS from the publishers, and they are real, bound galleys that we’re used to. This is an extremely limited print run due to covid, and I’m so thankful to have them to give out to you

Good luck!

If you want to skip the chaos and pre-order a signed, personalized copy, I have a list of my favorite stores. If you like your local store where they are, please consider ordering from them. Not just my book, but any book. If you want a signed-to-you copy, Nicola’s is our only outlet this year. (They also have signed mass markets of American Demon, which just came out!) You can find them at the same link. I will also have beautiful, signed book plates at Mysterious Galaxy, Murder by the Book, and the University Bookstore.

Kim’s Favorite Stores

–Kim

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Week 3, ARC Giveaway: Paper or Plastic?

***** UPDATE 4/27/21 ***** We have a winner for the third of ten ARC giveaways. Holly. was lucky number 1281 out of over 1400 entries, and she has already e-mailed me back to claim her ARC and freebie! Come back Friday for a new question to answer to enter the next giveaway! Congratulations, Holly! And thank you everyone who played along.

In celebration of earth day, I want to know, is your library primarily paper…or plastic? (electronic) And because I like giving things away, if you email Tim your answer, you will be in the flash-giveaway for a bound-manuscript ARC of Million Dollar Demon. (My library is strictly paper simply because I enjoy the tactile touch and need to break from the screen when relaxing.) Want to enter? Here’s how this week!

bookplate

Bookplates available with purchase at Mysterious Galaxy, Murder by the Book, and University Book Store

Using an email you have access to for the next five days, email Tim at <coldtoastwritingsllc@comcast.net>  Put “Paper or Plastic” in the subject line so we know you’re entering the contest. In the email, tell me if you have more paper books in your possession at this very second, or electronic. (Tell me here as well to help boost shares and get you some bonus points–which get you nothing except the chance to brag about your library.) One entry per household please.

I will cut off entries at midnight, PST on Monday, April 26. I will announce the winner on Tuesday morning, AND email them for the address they want me to mail the bound manuscript ARC to as well as find out if and how they want me to sign it.  Winners will have until the coming Thursday midnight to get back to me to claim the ARC and tell me their mailing address. If I don’t hear from you by Thursday midnight, the ARC goes back in the pool and I will give away two next week.

Out of the U.S? You can still enter. ARCs have no cash value, though they may get held up in customs forever. Books will go out UPS or USPS, whatever is faster. Chance of winning depends upon how many enter. Winners will be chosen by a random number generator, and I can’t be responsible for mail that goes astray.

That’s it. But do come back next Friday to enter again with a new question. I’ve got a bunch of these to give away until release day on June 15th. To clarify, these are bound manuscript ARCS, not the soft-cover, book-like ARCS we are used to. As far as I know, there will only be ten of these in existence. End of story. Boom!

Good luck!

If you want to skip the chaos and pre-order a signed, personalized copy, I have a list of my favorite stores. If you like your local store where they are, please consider ordering online from them. Not just my book, but any book. If you want a signed-to-you copy, Nicola’s is our only outlet this year. You can find them at the same link. I will have beautiful, signed book plates at Mysterious Galaxy, Murder by the Book, and the University Bookstore.

Kim’s Favorite Stores

–Kim

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Dogs or Cats–New Hollows ARC give-away

***** UPDATE 4/20/21 ***** We have a winner for the second of ten ARC giveaways. Daphne K. was lucky number 702 out of over 1000 entries, and she has already e-mailed me back to claim her ARC and freebie! Come back Friday for a new question to answer to enter the next giveaway! Congratulations, Daphne! And thank you everyone who played along.

It’s week two of the Great Hollows ARC give away! One at-random reader will be chosen from all entries to receive a sighed, bound manuscript galley of Million Dollar Demon. Here’s how to enter this week.


Using an email you have access to for the next five days
, email Tim at <coldtoastwritingsllc@comcast.net>  

Put “Dogs vs Cats” in the subject line so we know you’re entering the contest. In the email, tell me if dogs rule or drool, or if cats are tops or trash. Share pictures of your furry family here or at FB or twitter for bonus points–which get you nothing except the chance to brag, but I like to see ’em.

One entry per household please.

I will cut off entries at midnight, PST on Monday, April 19. I will announce the winner that Tuesday morning, AND email them for the address they want me to mail the bound manuscript ARC to as well as find out if and how they want me to sign it.  Winners will have until the coming Thursday midnight to get back to me to claim the ARC and tell me their mailing address. If I don’t hear from you by Thursday midnight, the ARC goes back in the pool and I will give away two ARCs next week.

Out of the U.S? You can still enter! ARCs have no cash value, though they may get held up in customs forever. Books will go out UPS or USPS, whatever is faster. Chance of winning depends upon how many enter. Winners will be chosen by a random number generator, and I can’t be responsible for mail that goes astray.

That’s it. But do come back next Friday to enter again with a new question. I’ve got a bunch of these to give away until release day on June 15th! To clarify, these are bound manuscript ARCS, not the soft-cover, book-like ARCS we are used to. As far as I know, there will only be ten of these in existence. End of story. Boom!

Good luck!

If you want to skip the chaos and pre-order a real, signed copy, they are only available at Nicolas this year. Just follow the link. Nicolas — Kim’s local store

Psst! Freebies are now in and going out to readers! I will put one into every signed book that goes through Nicola’s until I’m out, but you can send me a SASE to get one right now! How to send me a SASE to get your “ticket” for Cincy’s Sky Star.

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–Kim

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MILLION DOLLAR DEMON ARC give-away

***** UPDATE 4/13/21 ***** We have a winner for the first of ten ARC giveaways. Michelle D. was lucky number 147 out of 1320 entries, and she has already e-mailed me back to claim her ARC and freebie! Come back Friday for a new question to answer to enter the next giveaway! Congratulations, Michelle! And thank you everyone who played along.

Lookie, Lookie! Big thick cookie!

I’m giving away a bound-manuscript ARC of MILLION DOLLAR DEMON every Tuesday from now until June 15.
Here’s how you enter!

Using an email you have access to for the next five days, email Tim at <coldtoastwritingsllc@comcast.net>  Put “Favorite UF flick” in the subject line so we know you’re entering the contest. In the email, tell me your favorite Urban fantasy TV series or movie! (You can also share the love here for bonus points–which get you nothing except the chance to brag about your fav.) One entry per household please.

I will cut off entries at midnight, PST on Monday, April 12. I will announce the winner on Tuesday morning, AND email them for the address they want me to mail the bound manuscript ARC to as well as find out if and how they want me to sign it.  Winners will have until the coming Thursday midnight to get back to me to claim the ARC and tell me their mailing address. If I don’t hear from you by Thursday midnight, the ARC goes back in the pool and I will give away two next week.

Out of the U.S? You can still enter. ARCs have no cash value, though they may get held up in customs forever. Books will go out UPS or USPS, whatever is faster. Chance of winning depends upon how many enter. Winners will be chosen by a random number generator, and I can’t be responsible for mail that goes astray.

That’s it. But do come back next Friday to enter again with a new question. I’ve got a bunch of these to give away until release day on June 15th! To clarify, these are bound manuscript ARCS, not the soft-cover, book-like ARCS we are used to. As far as I know, there will only be ten of these in existence. End of story. Boom!

Good luck!

If you want to skip the chaos and pre-order, I have a list of my favorite stores that I’ve signed at. If you like your local store where they are, please consider ordering online from them. Not just my book, but any book. If you want a signed-to-you copy, Nicola’s is our only outlet this year. You can find them at the same link.

Kim’s Favorite Stores

–Kim

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Hollows on TV? Input wanted!

It’s been a few weeks since I broke the news that the amazingly talented Dan Angel has picked up the rights to the Hollows, and whereas I’m onboard as consultant, there’s a lot of stuff that that I will have no control of. that said, there is still something you and I can do to help push this forward as we try to find a good home for the Hollows. If we can nail down talent, the chance to nail down a home increases dramatically.

We’ve already gotten a lot of great suggestions for Rachel. ( Cast call for Rachel. ) Ivy, too, has some great ideas. (Cast call for Ivy! ) Today, though, I’m asking for your ideas for the third leg of the Vampiric Charms Inc. And, so we don’t lose your good ideas and to make it easier for you to discuss with each other in a threaded format, I’d like to ask you to drop your suggestions here at the blog instead of FB or twitter. (Though if you drop them there as well, they will be seen twice as often!)

I usually focus on how a character reacts more than their physical characteristics, so my ideas are usually way off from everyone else’s. Hence, me really wanting to know who you see. A few things to keep in mind. Though Jenks is married and has a passel of kids, he’s only eighteen, so if you have an idea for an older actor or one who has aged out of his original role, I will know what you’re looking for if you preface your pick with, “I see someone like X in the show Y.”

With that in mind, a short summation of Jenks.

Jenks and dashboard dancer by Mark Rude

Jenks is a pixy, four inches tall, strong shoulders, blond hair, green eyes, dragonfly wings. He wears a red bandanna when he’s off the church’s grounds to keep other pixies from trying to kill him. His color-changing pixy dust gives away his mood, an as he gets older, it becomes more complex. He’s married, and his naturally large persona is tempered by his even larger family to provide for. He’s unique among pixies, being forward thinking and willing to break hard-core pixy traditions to better the lives of his family and especially his wife, Matalina.

Jenk is a smart dresser with elaborately detailed clothes that his wife makes him. He has a smart, almost crass mouth, often taking Tinkerbell’s name in vain as he tries to be taken seriously by those who don’t know him. He’s fast in flight, and very good with a sword, seeing as he has had to fight for everything he has, including his next meal–until he agrees to work as Ivy and Rachel’s backup and exchanges security detail for the rights to forage in their garden. He’s good with looping cameras, finding danger, spying, and especially talented at tactical defense as he marshals his kids into protecting the church and garden from big and small threats. Like most pixies, Jenks is surprisingly lethal when cornered, but he is loyal to a fault to who he trusts. Good soul, warrior poet, young, vulnerable, smart-ass. Definitely not comic relief, Jenks is the wise old man in an 18 year old body, often knowing what Rachel needs to hear to get her motivated again. He’s the glue that keeps them all together, having known great loss and the strength found in surmounting it.

So, your picks?

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Angel’s Song, a Harrison short to share

Raise your hand if it’s been an especially hard year. I debated whether to share my traditional holiday short story, but even an ugly cry does you good. Please feel free to share it with those you love.

However you celebrate the season, I hope you find joy, warmth, and a feeling of completeness.

Kim, Tim, and the boys

Angel’s Song
by
Kim Harrison

Silent night, holy night.
All is calm, all is bright. . . .

Humming, Kaylin held her coat close against the cold, more from habit than anything else as she dodged through the unseeing, evening shoppers. She was anxious to get home. Her work had seemed to stretch forever today, but finally The Boss had let her go. She couldn’t wait to see her daughter–it had been too long since the entire family had been together.

Slipping at the bus stop, she grasped the door to the bus, just making it on behind two tired women as the doors closed. The sound of their money jingling into the box chimed like bells, and the bus jerked into motion. Kaylin stood where she was, gripping the ceiling support as the gears shifted. Her gaze rove over the heads, looking for acknowledgment she existed. There, at the back where the heat didn’t reach, was a smiling face and a beckoning hand.

Though she didn’t recognize him, Kaylin went to sit with the old man. She smiled shyly, the anticipation of her coming evening prompting her to be more bold than usual. “I’m going home for Christmas,” she said by way of greeting as she jammed her gloves into a pocket.

“First time?” the old man murmured, his brown eyes going sad in memory.

She nodded. “Since my accident. I can hardly wait to see everyone together.” Kaylin put her hands in her lap, glad she couldn’t feel the cold anymore.

The man met her eyes. “See that boy up there?” he said, pointing with his chin. “I’m spending Christmas with him. He’s a college student on his way home. He needs all the help he can get, and my family doesn’t miss me anymore.”

Kaylin bit her lip and fussed with the hem of her coat’s sleeve, uncomfortable with the idea she would eventually be forgotten. “I’m sorry.”

“Don’t be. Make the most of the time they remember you. As it’s said, it came to pass.”

She didn’t know what to say. “This is my stop,” she said, glancing out the window to the colored lights.

“Best hurry. The door won’t wait for you.”

Giving him a hesitant smile, she hastened to the front, edging to the sidewalk past the three girls giggling about the presents they had gotten for their boyfriends.

Kaylin’s mood went soft as she took in the familiar street gray with twilight. The curb was jammed with cars. A noisy, joyful reunion on her front steps had the dogs barking. Excitement tingling to her toes, Kaylin waited on the walk, following the last of the children inside.

Her shoulders eased as she stood in the entryway, basking in the cheerful clutter and the too-noisy greetings. She waved as she spotted her grandmother in a corner, deep in the thick of it. The old woman’s eyes sparkled as they met hers. Her fingertips again had a rosy glow, and the blue tint Kaylin remembered was gone.

“Jasmine is in the kitchen!” her grandmother called over the noise. “Go on. We’ll talk later.”

Relieved her grandmother understood, Kaylin followed the smell of heated punch into the kitchen. She stopped in the open doorway as her heart clenched.

Jasmine stood on a chair before the counter, stirring a cup of green frosting. “I can’t do it, Daddy,” she complained, her high voice clear over the excited babble of relatives. “It’s too hard.”

Kaylin’s hands reached out, but she stood unmoving, forcing back the unexpected tears as her husband set aside his dishcloth and went to their daughter.

“Mommy always helped me, Daddy,” the child said around a sniff as his hand covered hers atop the spoon and they stirred together. “I want Mommy. I miss her.”

“Hush,” he said, the pain in his voice causing Kaylin’s throat to tighten. “I miss her too, sweetheart, but look. She’s everywhere, especially tonight.” Eyes bright, the man pointed to the dusty Christmas candles Kaylin had refused to burn, sitting on the kitchen windowsill. “There are her candles, right where she always put them. And the mistletoe above the doorway? She made that just last year. And the bow? Remember her spending an hour on that to get it to look just like the one in the store window? And you can smell her touch in the gingerbread men and taste it in the fruit punch. She’s everywhere.”

“No, Daddy,” the small girl protested. “It’s not the same. I can’t see her at all.”

“But I can,” he said, giving her a hug. “I can see her in you when you cut out your star cookies, I watched her hand move yours when you hung the ornaments on the tree, and I can see her eyes when I look at you. So, Jasmine, she is here.”

“I can’t see her,” Jasmine said, sniffing as she licked the frosting from a finger.

Kaylin ached. The Boss had warned her it would be hard, and she thought she could handle it. But this? This tore at her. Kaylin came close to stand behind her daughter and nudged a cookie, as if she could make the star any less lopsided. Perhaps . . . . Perhaps she could pretend.

And so she was a silent participant, each moment harder than the previous, a bittersweet mix of memories. She hovered in the kitchen while dinner was prepared, blowing on the gravy to keep it from boiling over until someone remembered it. She watched the rolls brown through the oven window with Jasmine, admonishing the child they weren’t done yet when Jasmine pronounced them finished. She stood in the archway to the living room and worried about the carpet as paper plates overflowing with food were balanced on knees. She sat at the kitchen table while the dishes were washed, catching up on the women’s gossip with her fingers curved around a forgotten cup until it was whisked away.

And then it was done. Kaylin knew the signs: the last swallows of coffee, the slowing conversation, the children collapsing in their mother’s arms. Kaylin sighed. She didn’t want it to be over.

Jasmine was slumped in her frills and white stockings in her father’s arms, too sleepy to be anything but content. Kaylin sat on the arm of the couch beside them, running her fingers unfelt over her daughter’s hair. There was one final tradition as yet undone, her most cherished part of the evening, and Kaylin’s heart fell when the first of the coats appeared. They had forgotten.

“Wait, Daddy.” Jasmine stirred as her father rose to say his good-byes. “We didn’t sing yet. Mommy always sings. Please?”

Kaylin waited, hoping.

“Of course, Jasmine,” her father said, giving her a hug. “You’re such a clever girl for remembering.”

Coats were dropped to the couch in the sliding sound of nylon. Her grandmother beckoned, and Kaylin joyfully edged closer to the piano. Jasmine wiggled down to sit on the long bench before the battered keys, her father standing behind her with his hands on her shoulders. Kaylin could see a glimmer of tears in her mother’s eyes as she took Kaylin’s usual spot before the piano and began to play.

“Silent night, holy night.
All is calm, all is bright.

Tears pricked at Kaylin’s eyes. Her favorite. Voice quavering, she joined her voice to her family’s.

“Round yon virgin, mother and child.
Holy infant, so tender and mild.”

“Daddy,” Jasmine whispered, her face upturned as she pulled on his sleeve. “I can hear Mommy singing.”

Kaylin’s throat nearly closed, and tears slipped down her cheeks. Angels could sing. And on Christmas Eve, they could be heard by those who listened.

Her husband knelt and gave Jasmine a tight, fierce hug. “So can I, sweetheart,” he whispered, rocking her. “So can I.”

“Sleep in heavenly peace.
Sleep in heavenly peace.”

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Cast call for Ivy!

Last week I asked who you saw for Rachel, and wow, did you answer. I love all your suggestions for who could convincingly play our itchy witch, and after a few days of sorting, I narrowed it down to a handful of actresses that you can give your yay or nay to for me to take to Dan! If your favorite isn’t there, it might be because she is too mature and world-wise (Remember Rachel is 24 when we start Dead Witch Walking.) Or the actress in question focuses on movies rather than series TV and wouldn’t even consider the role. It helps if the actress is well known, but not so expensive that we can’t afford to have her. It’s a balance, but all your suggestions are very appreciated because I can still go to Dan and say “someone like “XXX” even though XXX only does movies, and he will still get a feel for how you see Rachel in your mind’s eye.

Now, what do you think about Ivy?

Short recap, she’s far more world-wise than Rachel, closed, passionate, dangerous, loyal, good with her fists and feet…and is dangerous, even to her friends. She’s a living vampire, so she can go into the sun and won’t get her really long teeth until she dies. She likes high-quality leather and silk, dresses like a model and looks like one, too. Her heritage is half Anglo-Saxon and half Asian, but she clearly takes after her mother and her hair is long, straight, and black. She’s moody, smart, and her definition of broke means her bank account it down to five digits. Ivy is always in control except when her instincts get too much and then she’s still sort of in control, just willing to give in to her passions. She desperatly wants to find a way to like herself, and she sees Rachel as her way out of the vampiric trap she was born into. She is bi, and very comfortable with it.

So let me have it, keeping in mind she’s not much older than Rachel, svelte, and knows how to take a man down without a sound. We’re looking at 24-30, but suggestions of older actresses are helpful to get an idea of who you’d like to see.

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Hollows on TV? I want your input.

As most of you know, the amazingly talented Dan Angel has picked up the rights, and between all the stuff going on in the background that I have no control in or a part of, (and there is a lot) there is still something you and I can do to help push this forward as we try to find a good home for the Hollows. If we can nail down talent, the chance to nail down a home increases dramatically.

So, over the next few weeks, I am asking your opinion on what TV actor you think will play the best character, and so we don’t lose your good ideas and to make it easier for you to discuss with each other in a threaded format, I’d like to ask you to drop them here at the blog instead of FB or twitter. (Though if you drop them there as well, they will be seen twice as often!)

To help reduce the confusion, we’re going to take it one character at a time. Save your ideas for Kisten or Trent! Today, we’re going to talk about Rachel. Everyone’s idea is valid, so no poo-pooing other reader’s ideas. Me, I usually focus on how a character reacts more than their physical characteristics, so my ideas are usually way off from everyone else’s. I really want to know who you see.

With that in mind, a short summation of Rachel.

Pale skin, freckles that come and go with her charmed pinky ring. Wild red hair that is usually tamed to a sleek silkiness under a charm. Athletic build, expressive features. Every thought she has shows on her face. Able to take a fall and give a solid hit. Able to laugh at herself, and take it as well as dish it out. Dry sense of humor. Painfully strong moral compass, but has been known to steal a candy bar or two if she can rationalize it. Unique, often inappropriate dresser unless working, and then its leather–sometimes inappropriate as well. Takes things to heart, gives too much but has been taken advantage of too many times to be hoodwinked easily. Like dangerous men, and maybe dangerous women. More empathy than is probably prudent due to troubled past. Will go out of her way to down bullies. Accepts everyone as having something to offer because she’s been sidelined too many times. Smart, but too erratic to get the formal degree. Good with both schools of magic. She’s the girl next door with pixy dust in her hair, a wand in her hand, and butt-kicking boots on her feet.

So, your picks? I’m looking at Kate McNamara…

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The Soul of the Hollows–and the music it resides in

In case you missed it, the Hollows playlist, all matched up to the characters they relate to! The entire list is at Spotify. https://open.spotify.com/embed/playlist/6qYXtGoaMxjMoravl5Jt21   You don’t have to upgrade to see/hear the list.

Al: Lilac Wine: Jeff Buckley
Sympathy for the Devil: Guns and Roses

Jenks: Red Tape: Agent Provocateur

Ivy: Pearls: Sade
New Years’s Prayer: Jeff Buckley
Short Skirt, Long Jacket: Cake

Takata: Rockstar: Nickleback

Trent: DOA: Foo Fighters
Viva La Vida: Coldplay
The American Way: The Crystal Method

Ceri:Filii Neidhardi: Corvus Corax

Rachel: Your Own Worst Enemy: Alice Cooper
Extraordinary Machine: Fiona Apple
The Line Begins to Blur: Nine Inch Nails

Kisten: You & I: Jeff Buckley
Never Say Never: Queens of the Stone Age
Living Dead Girl: Rob Zombie

Newt: Every Day is Exactly the Same: Nine Inch Nails
Only: Nine Inch Nails

Pike: Bury Me Face Down: Grandson

Piscary: Lullaby: A Perfect Circle

 

 

 

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