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Sean Taylor
Works at Galactic Quest Comics
Attended Kennesaw State University
Lives in Atlanta
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For our newest writers roundtable, we're going to look at writing scenes of violence and gore. Getting a violent and/or gory scene right isn't easy, and to find out how to do it, we're going to have some of the best writers o...
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purpose i would say dictates.  if its supposed to be shocking shock away.  but showing a kind noble hero viciously rip apart something... doesn't let it work so well
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A leading publisher of Genre Fiction, Pro Se Productions proudly announces the debut of its latest title, one that pays homage to classic concepts of science fiction and parallel worlds with a twist that screams New Pulp!  Ba...
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As a reader, how much do story openings mean to your enjoyment of a book? Does a bad one make you put a book down and stop reading, or are you willing to forgive a bad one and hope a book gets better later? I always warn peop...
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Congratulations to all of the nominees and winners. The 2014 New Pulp Awards, formerly the Pulp Ark Awards, have announced the winners of its 12 Awards for this year. Nominations were open to the public followed by a period o...
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Most writers I know I get to know as people first and as writers second. What I mean by that is I meet them personally before I've ever heard them talk about the craft or read their work. Not so with Andrew Cooper. At the mos...
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If a writer can't grab my interest from the get-go, then what makes me assume he or she will be able to rectify that a few more pages into the tale?
As a reader, how much do story openings mean to your enjoyment of a book? Does a bad one make you put a book down and stop reading, or are you willing to forgive a bad one and hope a book gets better later? I always warn peop...
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My favorite opening line:
"I always get the shakes before a drop."
          —Robert A. Heinlein, Starship Troopers

What he's talking about is explained in the following paragraphs, but as you journey through the book you remember this first line several times, with new understanding.  It's like alchemy the way he does that in this book.
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"Conventional wisdom says you have to grab the reader in the first paragraph or they put it down. I give it at least the first few pages. Roughly the amount that Amazon lets you browse for free." -- Lance Stahlberg
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That's awesome, Drew.
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Work
Occupation
Information Developer by day, Freelance Writer & Editor on nights and weekends
Employment
  • Galactic Quest Comics
    Comic Book Store Guy, present
  • Freelance
    Comic Book and Prose Writer & Editor, present
  • ProEdit
    Information Developer, 2012
  • Sunrise Senior Living
    Maintenance
  • Information Management Forum
    Editor & Desktop Publisher
  • Starbucks
    ASM
  • Kalyani Navyug Publisher
    Managing Editor
  • Shooting Star Comics
    Editor in Chief
  • iHero Entertainmentt
    Managing Editor, Editorial VP
  • North American Mission Board
    Strategist, Editor
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Currently
Atlanta
Previously
Alpharetta GA - Cumming GA - Swainsboro GA - Augusta GA - North Augusta SC
Story
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I write comic books and short stories. For money. And I watch way too many horror movies.
Introduction
Sean Taylor is an award-winning writer of stories. He grew up telling lies, and he got pretty good at it, so now he writes them into full-blown adventures for comic books, graphic novels, magazines, book anthologies and novels. He makes stuff up for money, and he writes it down for fun. He’s a lucky fellow that way.

He’s best known for his work on the best-selling Gene Simmons Dominatrix comic book series from IDW Publishing and Simmons Comics Group. He has also written comics for TV properties such as the top-rated Oxygen Network series The Bad Girls Club. His other forays into fiction include such realms as steampunk, pulp, young adult, fantasy, super heroes, sci-fi, and even samurai frogs on horseback (seriously, don’t laugh). However, his favorite contribution to the world will be as the writer/editor who invented the genre and coined the term "Hookerpunk."

For more information (and mug shots) visit www.taylorverse.com and his writer’s blog at seanhtaylor.blogspot.com.
Bragging rights
I've seen my work publishing in comic books and fiction anthologies ranging from sci-fi to literary to pulp.
Education
  • Kennesaw State University
    English
  • Berry College
    Undecided
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Male
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Friends, Networking
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Other names
That Guy, Smart @$$, Vanity Incarnate