General details

  • monalisart

  • zanesville, OH

  • Robert Leland Taylor

  • English

In short

  • Novelist, playwright, actor.  When not writing I enjoy painting, acting, visiting antique stores.  I have a wife, Kris, and three children, all grown, and four step-children, also grown.

  • Semi-finalist in Amazon/Penquin's Amazing Breakthrough Novel Awards two years in a row (2009, 2010) for "A Sunday Stroll through the Ant Farm."  First Place Winner in the Southern Playwrights Competition (2002), plus a number of other writing awards over the years.

My Favorites: Reading and Writing

  • Fiction: Humor/Satire, Literary, Sci Fi/Fantasy

    Non-Fiction: Biography, History, Humor, Science

  • Slaughterhouse Five, Something Happened, The Carefully Considered Rape of the World, Catcher in the Rye
  • Lawn chair, under a tree.
  • Fiction: Experimental, Humor/Satire, Sci Fi/Fantasy

  • Kurt Vonnegut, Richard Bach, Joseph Heller