Author Interview with E. A. Copen

In December of 2016, I released my first book into the world. Little did I know that there was a lot more work involved in self-publishing than just good writing and a pretty cover. One of the first things I did was join a Facebook group for urban fantasy authors. It was such a warm and welcoming place to visit and I discovered not only a great support network, but some amazing authors.

One of the first authors to stand out for me was E. A. Copen. She currently writes for several series, including the Judah Black series and her latest weird west book, Beasts of Babylon, while keeping us urban fantasy authors in line on her Facebook group.

She likes cats, coffee, snowy mornings, accents and Tarantino movies.

As we all should.


What drove you to write your first book?

I write the stories I want to read…

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The Guide to Writing Fantasy: Believable Villains

Every good story has some sort of antagonist, usually a maniacally laughing villain when you consider fantasy. What would the story be without outward conflict? So, here comes the tough part: creating a villain that isn’t evil just for the sake of being evil. Yeah, it’s kind of hard. I almost did it in Marked … Continue reading The Guide to Writing Fantasy: Believable Villains