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Agent Contest

I’ve decided to enter Writer’s Digest’s Dear Lucky Agent Contest, which is currently accepting YA and Science Fiction novels.  I’ll be submitting the first two hundred words of my novel The Redemption of Lee Victorius, formerly known as The Victorius Revolution, for those of you who keeping score at home.

A gritty, almost impressionistic near-future noir, the book is, among other things, an exploration of a trope that I’ve always found particularly fascinating, the bad man who does bad things in the service of good.  Despite the gravity of its themes (race, class, the nature of power and the uses of violence), it was a lot of fun to write.  It started as a Clarion Write-a-thon project, and I gave myself permission to really cut loose in terms of the prose composition. 

I hope Victoria Marini likes it.

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About Dallas Taylor

Dallas Taylor is the grandson of a rum-runner, a valedictorian, a handyman and a good Catholic girl. He lives and writes in Seattle, and builds things for a living in his spare time. In 2010, he attended the Clarion Writers’ Workshop.

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