Today I'm hanging out with John over at Dreaming in Books. I loved John's question, because he asked me about one of my favorite topics: research.
I did a lot of research regarding heaven and hell while I wrote MISERERE. Of course, I’ve been fascinated with hell ever since I was a child. I was raised as a Southern Baptist, and when I was young, I thought heaven sounded a bit dull. Hell, on the other hand, seemed like a really happening place.
Believe it or not, hell is mentioned very rarely in the Bible, so I turned to the Old Testament Pseudepigrapha for my angelology and demonology. When early Jews and Christians were compiling the libraries for their religious treatises ... [READ MORE]
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