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30 Days of Demons – Day 7 – Jill Myles

***Thank you to all the commenters and thank you to Jill for visiting! The winner of the signed copy of Gentlemen Prefer Succubi is comment #27 – Maria Pilipina Dias! Congrats! Maria has been contacted by email to claim her prize.***

To celebrate the countdown to my new release, the first book in the Living in Eden series, THE DEMON IN ME, I’m blogging every day (well, I’m going to try!) — and some days I have fabulous guests and prizes!

Today it’s the demonically delicious Jill Myles, author of the Succubus Diaries series. She’s generously giving away a signed copy of GENTLEMEN PREFER SUCCUBI to a randomly selected commenter (US addresses only please). Winner will be chosen Saturday, April 10th at 10:00 p.m. EST. Good luck!


CoverResize11-635x1024Welcome Jill! What inspired you to write about demons?

I wanted to write about a normal girl that had been turned into something awful, and see how she’d cope with it. Turning her into a succubus seemed like a pretty heinous thing to do to a character, and the rest played itself out from there.

Demons — shades of gray or always evil?

I have two kinds of creatures in my books – the real demons, and the succubi (which are actually not all that demonic). I like to think of my succubi as truly neutral. They’re only out for themselves and bounce between both good and evil. My true demons are always evil, and always up to no good.

What’s your demonically awesome book about?

Gentlemen Prefer Succubi is about Jackie Brighton, who gets turned into a succubus, and now she has to have sex to survive. It’s kind of a bad gig for her, because she’s not great with men. Plus, she has to answer to two very sexy, very different masters. And did I mention that she has to work as a go-between for the good guys (angels) and bad guys (demons)? Yeah. She’s definitely got her plate full.

Let’s say that Jim Cameron calls and he’s interested in making Gentlemen Prefer Succubi into a movie. Who are your actor/actress choices?

Christina Hendricks (Mad Men) as Jackie, Charlie Hunnam (Sons of Anarchy) as Noah, and Chris Pine (Star Trek) as Zane. Yum.

What’s your one line of advice for aspiring writers (demonic or otherwise)?

Play up your strengths. If you’re not great at writing knock-down-drag-out fight scenes, write quieter stories. If you’re really good at writing dialogue, or mystery, write those. Not only will it feel more natural, but you’ll feel more confident about what you write. Confidence is a big must in this business.


Thanks Jill!!

To learn more about Jill and her fabulous books, please visit www.jillmyles.com!

31 comments to “30 Days of Demons – Day 7 – Jill Myles”

  1. Amy Stewart
     · April 9th, 2010 at 9:42 am · Link

    Wow what a great little Q & A! Don’t count me in because I live in Canada, but I can’t wait to get my hands on The Demon In Me annnnd I’ll have to pick up Gentlemen Prefer Succubi the next time I am in Chapters!


  2. Christine Hadden
     · April 9th, 2010 at 9:50 am · Link

    Wow, that cover is awesome – Definitely would like to check that one out -in addition to The Demon in Me of course, which quite frankly can’t come out soon enough!:)

  3. Laura Arana
     · April 9th, 2010 at 10:39 am · Link

    You know, I’ve seen her series of books in the store, and because I’ve seen definitions of succubi in other authors’ books, I wasn’t interested as much in the series, but after reading this interview and description, I am absolutely going to start reading today!!! Thank you for this and for educating me!

  4. CrystalGB
     · April 9th, 2010 at 10:55 am · Link

    Great interview. Gentlemen Prefer Succubi sounds good. I like the cover.

  5. Jessica W
     · April 9th, 2010 at 11:31 am · Link

    Interview. Great. Cover. HAWT! ;)

    I really enjoy reading demon stories so this one is right up my alley. :)

    Thanks for the interview and contest ladies.

  6. C.J. Redwine
     · April 9th, 2010 at 12:10 pm · Link

    Great interview! No need to enter me in the contest since I already have the book. (Which rocks, btw!) Just wanted to come support Jill. :)

  7. Amber S
     · April 9th, 2010 at 12:22 pm · Link

    Looks like a great book! I love this cover too ;)

  8. Joder
     · April 9th, 2010 at 1:03 pm · Link

    Great interview! I’m interested in the succubi storyline and have had the book on my wishlist for a long time. I’d love to win a copy.

  9. Violet
     · April 9th, 2010 at 1:09 pm · Link

    Nice interview! Great advice on writing, and I like Jill’s hypothetical movie cast choices. :)

  10. Jackie H
     · April 9th, 2010 at 2:22 pm · Link

    A friend of mine suggested this book to me a few weeks ago and I’ve been wanting to pick it up.

    Although I’ve never actually read a book where the main character shares my name, that might be strange at first. :)

    by the way I’m very excited for The Demon in Me!

  11. Teresa W.
     · April 9th, 2010 at 2:31 pm · Link

    This would be a new author for me, sounds good! The cover is HOT!!!!

  12. tamibates
     · April 9th, 2010 at 3:29 pm · Link

    love the cover HOTTTTTTt

    i like the sounds of the story

  13. Mindy Holt
     · April 9th, 2010 at 3:34 pm · Link

    I loved these two books. I laughed so hard and just had a few hours of sheer enjoyment. I have the kindle of the first book and the paper of Succubi like it hot so it would be awesome to win.
    I can’t wait to keep reading and find out WHAT finally happens with Zane and Noah or whoever else might come along

  14. robin
     · April 9th, 2010 at 4:16 pm · Link

    I laughed so much reading the Succubi books. Now I have to reread both books, picturing Noah as Jax!

  15. Caitlin U
     · April 9th, 2010 at 5:19 pm · Link

    Ohh Chris Pine is a good choice and a hottie!!!

  16. linzReads
     · April 9th, 2010 at 5:27 pm · Link

    Great interview! That books sounds so good and extremely sexy. Every book I see on here I want to read! I’d love to have a chance to win.

  17. Larena Wirum
     · April 9th, 2010 at 6:58 pm · Link

    Sounds like an interesting book. Love that cover. :-) Enjoyed reading the Q&A too. :-)

  18. Charlene
     · April 9th, 2010 at 7:12 pm · Link

    I enjoy Jill’s books. I liked finding out who she would like to play her characters in a movie.

  19. Andrea Becraft
     · April 9th, 2010 at 8:49 pm · Link

    Sounds great I saw it at the book store if i don’t win i might just have to go and get it

  20. Cecile
     · April 9th, 2010 at 10:30 pm · Link

    I have seen this book and would love to get my hands on this book!
    Thanks for a chance!

  21. Kristi Luchi
     · April 10th, 2010 at 2:09 pm · Link

    This sounds like a really great book.

    I confess I have never ever given thought to who would be the chaacters in my story. They just seem so much larger than life to me that I wouldn’t be able to fit them into any actor or actress.

    Great stuff!

  22. Jessica Singrey
     · April 10th, 2010 at 2:45 pm · Link

    I saw this book in the store and the title cracked me up, I had to buy it. I’m so glad I did, I love it! I can’t wait until the next one comes out!!

  23. Christie I
     · April 10th, 2010 at 4:48 pm · Link

    I’ve heard this a great series and I’ve been meaning to start it. The cover is very, very, nice.

  24. Tori
     · April 10th, 2010 at 6:15 pm · Link

    I would love to start reading this series. Very interesting plot, I love the character already…just seems like an awesome idea all around!

  25. Maria Pilipina Dias
     · April 10th, 2010 at 7:50 pm · Link

    This is on my list of books to get once I am allowed out for a shopping trip! Sounds like a great read!

  26. Patty
     · April 10th, 2010 at 7:55 pm · Link

    The book sounds awesome and the cover is to die for..thanks you for the chance..
    Patty at wolfie53 at sbcglobal.net

  27. Raonaid Luckwell
     · April 10th, 2010 at 8:05 pm · Link

    I’ve been eyeballing Ms. Myles’s books for some time.. I’m gonna have to simply pick one up then looking at them.

  28. Katsushiro
     · April 10th, 2010 at 8:13 pm · Link

    The cover alone makes me want to add this book to my collection. Count me in. :D

  29. Raelene Kretchman
     · April 10th, 2010 at 8:17 pm · Link

    Love your books, why can’t I get them on Kindle!

  30. Patti Bright
     · April 10th, 2010 at 9:31 pm · Link

    Love the cover – who wouldn’t :) Can’t wait to read this!

  31. Jessica W
     · April 11th, 2010 at 10:48 pm · Link

    Congrats Maria!


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