John R McGuire is an engineer by day and writer by night. He attended Georgia Tech to obtain a civil engineering degree. While his left brain absorbed information on E-mag, Calculus, Statics, Dynamics, Structures and Road Design, his right brain devoured the works of Jack London, Mark Twain, Anne Rice, Alan Moore, Kurt Busiek, and Mark Waid. Today, John is a registered professional engineer and professional writer. He lives just outside Atlanta, Georgia with his wife and three cats.
He also maintains that he would have been a Marine biologist, if not for Jaws.
In 2002, John was a founding member of Terminus Media, a writer’s collective in Decatur, GA. Through the next decade, John edited and a contributed to anthologies published by Terminus. In 2010, John applied his story telling skills to novels and short stories. He has written two novels, The Dark That Follows (2013), and the serialized dark fantasy Hollow Empire (2014). John also published two comic series: The Gilded Age, in 2013, an on-going series; and Tiger Style, a limited four-issue series through Arena Comics.