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Sean Beaudoin is the author of five Young Adult novels, including the rude zombie love story The Infects, and the black comedy rock and roll love story Wise Young Fool. Sean likes love stories almost as much as he loves to talk about himself in the third person. Welcome Thieves is a short story collection that will be out March '16 with Algonquin Press.

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Sean Beaudoin Read all the time. Practice every day just like you were learning to play the saxophone. Write lots of stuff you never intend to show anyone or try to…moreRead all the time. Practice every day just like you were learning to play the saxophone. Write lots of stuff you never intend to show anyone or try to have published. Not everything needs to be gold. Sometimes you just need to burn off some sulfur. Pay no attention to the success of others. Don't worry about social media. Just write. (less)
Sean Beaudoin I've never had writer's block. It's kinda like lactose intolerance, something I vaguely suspect is all a ruse. I have Not Enough Time Block.
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The Infects

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You Killed Wesley Payne

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Wise Young Fool

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Fade to Blue

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Going Nowhere Faster

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Welcome Thieves: Stories

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A ragtag collection of challenging, off-the-wall, brilliant tales.

Two stories into Sean Beaudoin’s Welcome Thieves, I strongly considered putting the collection down. Chalk it up my own literary closed-mindedness or what I had for dinner that night. Forever the stubborn reader, I pushed through — my insistence to finish every book I start outweighing... Read more of this blog post »
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Just as questions of race and class could not be more timely subjects, this fantastic book lands on bookstore shelves ready to weave love, history, social commentary, and the supernatural into one of the more original YA books around. Are you a sucke ...more
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What a relief! This book is like a crisp peach sherbet on a summer day. While listening to Black Sabbath. It really moves, fast and funny. No boring set-up, no endless exposition or writerly affectations. Dude writes a song that's got some curses in ...more
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Really smart and interesting take on relationship dynamics. Obsession is such a relative term, and Phillips mines it for many original and startling insights. Very well studied and researched. This book should be read immediately. I've already bought ...more
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