Integrating Fantasy Elements Into Modern Society

Integrating Fantasy Elements Into Modern Society - #OWSCyCon2019


As part of the OWS CyCon 2019 events, the Urban Fantasy authors have got together to give some insights into how they integrate fantasy elements into their societies.

Author Spotlight – Madeleine Holly-Rosing

Author Spotlight - Madeleine Holly-Rosing



The writer/creator of the Boston Metaphysical Society graphic novel series, companion novel, and short stories, Madeleine has also run a number of successful crowding campaigns and published the book, Kickstarter for the Independent Creator. She is also the winner of the Sloan Fellowship for screenwriting, and…

Author Spotlight – D.L. Gardner

Author Spotlight - DL Gardner



D.L. Gardner is an author and screenwriter of fantasy fiction for young and young at heart folks who like a tall tale and adventure. She has written a series titled Ian’s Realm which is currently being produced for film, as well as various other fantasy stories. She’s written ever since she was a youngster, having led an unusual life growing up in the sixties, lived in the desert…

Book Spotlight – Second Door to the Right by Nikki Hyson

Second Door To The Right - Cover
What would a villain sacrifice to earn his redemption and a happy ever after? James Crawford, once called Captain Hook, pauses in the London damp, a death warrant heavy in his pocket. Another life to take. The thirty-first since The Guild ripped him from his pages three years ago, promising a life after the crocodile if he obeyed. So easy at first.

Author Spotlight – Debbie Manber Kupfer

Author Spotlight - Debbie Manber Kupfer



Debbie grew up in the UK in the East London suburb of Barking. She has lived in Israel, New York and North Carolina and somehow ended up in St. Louis, where she works as a writer and freelance puzzle constructor of word puzzles and logic problems. She lives with her husband, two children and a very opinionated feline. She believes that with enough tea and dark chocolate you can achieve anything!

Author Spotlight – Stacy Overby

Author Spotlight - Stacy Overby



Stacy Overby is an author, poet, and graphic designer. Her short stories and poems have been featured in multiple anthologies, online, and in lit journals. She has two books in print. Scath Oran is her first solo poetry collection, and her debut full-length novel, Tattoos: A Black Ops Novel. She is the program director for an adolescent treatment program by day and an author by night…

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