What is beauty but a fractal unison viewed through a Kaleidoscope?

Nocs came about after I read another book and was disappointed by the overkill of magic and magical creatures, but what also bothered me was the author’s consistent denial of beauty in her lead female characters. It was usually made a strong point, that the lead female character was plain – not beautiful. Alright, I […]

Nocturnal Illumination and Sexual Assault

In Nocs, I don’t take advantage of any issues and turn them into an opportunity to impose my opinions or agendas. What happens to the characters, and how they react, are just part of the story. I do however, tend to write as a visual artist by applying contrast, white space and a dynamic focus from […]

The Dark Church Ground of Johannes Kyrka

I don’t need to tell you that so much of what one puts in a fictional story is borrowed from real life. There’s a story behind the cover art of “Nocturnal Illumination” as well. It’s lame compared to what happens to Lailie, the noc on the cover, but it’s part of a woman’s life, to […]


While some character names were chosen due to the connotation they invoked within the author, some names have a more literal association. The Nocturnal population have particularly peculiar names, quite intentional in an effort to establish their own sense of heritage. Since the story surrounding the nocturnals also include science, art and history, some of […]