Scott McNeight, writer and martial artist, is the author of the novel, EXPIRATION DATE, Black Opal Books, July 2016. He received a B.A. in English from Marist College before attending Western Connecticut State University, where he graduated with an M.F.A. in Creative and Professional Writing in May 2012. He appreciates the art of tattooing, having several himself—his latest being the yin-yang symbol being consumed by a fire-breathing dragon. When he’s not getting tattooed, you may find him training Muay Thai and street-fighting techniques with Brian McLaughlin at Precision MMA. You also may find him full-contact sparring with other martial artists or abusing the heavy bag at the local gym, trying to perfect his counter hook.