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General Bio

Angel Leigh McCoy is the creative force behind the Wyrdwood novel series and the Dire Multiverse world, including the “Dire Multiverse” audio drama, the Danika Dire video game (in production), and various works of fiction to come. You might know her through her ten years of work as a narrative designer for the online fantasy game Guild Wars 2 or through her short fiction. She has had more than 25 short stories published, and has made it into two “Best of” anthologies, including Best Women’s Erotica of the Year 5 (2019) and an honorable mention in Ellen Datlow’s Best Horror of the Year 4 (2012). DARK WAS THE NIGHT contains a collection of her short horror stories, not for the weak of heart. Her list of publications spans two decades worth of written word. She wears many other hats as well, including editor and audiobook narrator. You can keep an eye on her whirlwind at AngelMcCoy.com and @angelmccoy on Twitter and Facebook.

Writer Bio

Angel Leigh McCoy is the creative force behind the Wyrdwood novel series and the Dire Multiverse world. She has had more than 25 short stories published, and has made it into two “Best of” anthologies, including Best Women’s Erotica of the Year 5 (2019) and an honorable mention in Ellen Datlow’s Best Horror of the Year 4 (2012). DARK WAS THE NIGHT contains a collection of her short horror stories, not for the weak of heart. Her list of publications spans two decades worth of written word. Keep an eye on her whirlwind at AngelMcCoy.com and @angelmccoy on Twitter and Facebook.

Anthology Editor Bio

Angel Leigh McCoy co-edited the Deep Cuts: Menace, Mayhem, & Misery, an anthology of fantastic short stories designed to pay tribute to women horror writers. It includes 19 stories by men and women both, as well as many recommendations for short horror stories written by women. During her six years as the voice director and head editor at Wily Writers, she edited and produced more than 70 audio short stories, published two Best Of Wily Writers anthologies, and spearheaded the Twilight Zone tribute anthology: Another Dimension.

Game Designer Bio

Angel has a long-standing history with designing and writing for games going back to 1992 when she wrote her first tabletop RPG content for White Wolf. In 2020, her short story “Mother’s Homestead,” was chosen for White Wolf’s CHANGING BREEDS: WILD WEST TALES anthology. She has written at several AAA video game studios, including Remedy Games’ CONTROL and Guild Wars 2. She has also written for companies such as Microsoft Game Studios, Wizards of the Coast (Dungeons & Dragons), and FASA (Earthdawn). While at Xbox.com, she was the official game correspondent Wireless Angel. These days, she has her own indie studio called Games Omniverse, working on a puzzle adventure game. This group of ninja artists and game designers have been plugging away for years with Angel at the helm.

Audiobook Narrator Bio

Angel Leigh McCoy got into story narration in 2012 when she launched Wily Writers, her speculative fiction e-zine. As the executive producer, she directed other narrators and audio-engineered stories she narrated herself. These days, she narrates novels and short stories for authors. Among her narration credits are The Year’s Best Hardcore Horror 3 by Comet Press and Behind the Mask: An Anthology of Heroic Proportions by Meerkat Press.

Links

    AngelMcCoy.com : http://angelmccoy.com

    Games Omniverse : http://www.gamesomniverse.com

    Remedy Games : http://www.remedygames.com

    CONTROL : http://www.controlgame.com/

    ArenaNet : http://arena.net

    Guild Wars 2 : http://www.guildwars2.com

    Horror Writers Association : http://horror.org

    DEEP CUTS anthology : http://angelmccoy.com/blog/deepcuts

    AnotherDimension Anthology : http://angelmccoy.com/blog/andim

    White Wolf : http://www.white-wolf.com/

    Wizards of the Coast : http://company.wizards.com/

Portraits

Permission granted to use these portraits for promotion or press related to Angel Leigh McCoy or her works on the condition that you give photo credit to Dan Cole. Click thumbnail to view full portrait.