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Shaun Clayton

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Shaun Clayton

Shaun lives in Chicago where he writes such things as comedy shows for iO Theater, nerd-themed online articles, and screenplays that are good at generating rejection notices. He also engages in non-writing activities like making popular videos on YouTube about coffee, painting Pac Man in acrylic, and keeping his apartment from falling into entropy. More details can be found at