Today I am interviewing Stephen M. Coghlan, author of the new psychological, dark fantasy novel, Urban Gothic.
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DJ: Hi Stephen! Thanks for agreeing to do this interview!
For readers who aren’t familiar with you, could you tell us a little about yourself?
Stephen M. Coghlan: Thank You, DJ. I’m an ever-expanding, both literally and figuratively, Canadian author who writes a variety of genres. I started writing when I was 18, but only landed my first contract in 2016. Since then I’ve been busy getting my name out there.
DJ: What is Urban Gothic about?
Stephen: Urban Gothic is a Dreampunk action Novella that focuses on a battle-scarred veteran as he is once more forced to fight for freedom within the land of dreams, but this time, the battle isn’t just against an external foe, as he must fight against his banality if he is to have any hope of surviving.
I think this is best described by the summary: Burned out and drugged up, Alec LeGuerrier spends his days faking it, barely eking out an existence while living in a haze of confusion and medicated mellowness. That is, until he stops a gang of nightmarish oddities from killing a strange young woman with indigo eyes.
Dragged into the lands of the dreaming, he must come to terms with his brutal past and his grim imagined future in a land his body knows is real, but his mind refuses to acknowledge. Continue reading