I'm assuming you're designing something more or less humanoid here - a Star Trek Alien. The blue tinge to the blood would result in a blue "glow"
It's not the size of your word count, it's how you muse it.
Here's few I don't think were mentioned:
Roger Zelazny Nine Princes in Amber
Fred Saberhagen: The Books of Swords
PC Hodgell: God
Hey, thanks for the response and for moving it to writing.
I have googled it quite a bit, I almost never come to forums since I usually find what
I hear you. I haven't gotten anything done since my last post. I think I'll be carrying forward this months goals to next month.