Truly Kristi

Song of Lyran on the road

Twenty years ago, I left my job in Amsterdam at Boom Chicago and started a five-month journey. One of the most significant stops was the Sunrock Vrachos resort on the island of Corfu in Greece. Known for spectacular sunsets, the island attracted young backpackers from all over. A two-night stay stretched into two weeks after […]

The symbolism of the Lyran eye

I love the cover art my child, Lex, created for SONG OF LYRAN. Central to its design is an eye, referencing the green-gold eyes shared by the women of the Line of Sekhmet. Because each of the women also share a shade of red hair, the lashes are ginger-toned. But there’s more to this image […]

Honey’s world

In SONG OF LYRAN, the landscape in Honey’s chapters plays a primary role. This is for a couple of different reasons. Readers follow Honey as she attempts to reclaim the world around her from the darkness of her adult-onset blindness, treading old pathways to see if she can remember how to do so safely, and so regain some independence. The landscape is by turns welcoming and menacing, and it parallels the journey she takes in order to ‘see’ herself as she truly is. But there’s another reason. One that has roots in the author’s reality.


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Kristi Casey

About Me

Hi, I’m Kristi! I’m a queer, magical woman who loves living in the North Georgia mountains and giving birth to new worlds. This is my space to share my thoughts with you. I hope you find inspiration to get unstuck. Sign up for my newsletter here.