Author Sarah Beth Durst talks about The Queen of Blood, her first novel in the Queens of Renthia series. While Ms. Durst is known for her many young adult books, this series is aimed for adult readers.
She discusses the genesis of the world of Renthia, and the dangers of a world full of malevolent nature spirits.
This is the complete version of the interview, which was recorded in front of a live audience at the Capclave science fiction convention in October of 2016. A slightly shorter version (edited for time) was included as part of episode #293 of Fast Forward: Contemporary Science Fiction in January of 2018.