Howard Tayler Is the Hugo nominated (Soon to be winner?) author of the long running space-opera webcomic Schlock Mercenary. If you like reading webcomics and/or adventure stories you should probably be reading Schlock Mercenary. Howard also appears on a podcast entitled: Writing Excuses. I cannot attest to it’s quality, since It does not have any hand-held plasma cannons in it. presumably.
Howard appears on Episode 14