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William O’Connor


About the Author

William O'Connor is a father of two living in New York. He sometimes comes out of his Hobbit hole, where he makes books and paintings, to travel the land and explore. Author and artist of the bestselling Dracopedia book series, as well as illustrator of over five thousand illustrations for the gaming and publishing business, William O'Connor’s 25-year career has allowed him to work with such companies as Wizards of the Coast, IMPACT Books, Blizzard Entertainment, Sterling Publishing, Lucas Films, Activision and many more. In addition, he has won more than 30 industry awards for artistic excellence including 10 contributions to Spectrum: The Best in Contemporary Fantasy Art and 10 Chesley Nominations. William has taught and lectured around the country about his unique and varied artwork as well as being a regular contributor to the popular art blog Muddy Colors and exhibiting his work at such industry shows as Illuxcon, New York Comic Con and Gen Con.

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