Sean Slagle is an author, teacher, and speaker. His latest works consist of Who I Am: Reflections From Ephesians 1 and 2 (upcoming), The Purity Pledge (upcoming), and The Sixth Commandment (2022).
Sean Slagle, a native of Kentucky, spent his formative years in a dynamic household as his family moved across different cities in the state due to his father’s role as a minister. From Monticello to Albany, Harrodsburg to Science Hill, Slagle experienced a variety of locales. After completing his education at Somerset High School, he embarked on a two-year journey at Campbellsville College, where he delved into the realms of journalism and theater. However, his true passion for writing had already taken root.
Recognizing his calling, Slagle made the decision to transfer to Somerset Community College for a semester, focusing on broadcasting and even hosting his own radio show at the campus station. In 1990, following in his parents’ footsteps, he relocated to Indiana. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in English from Indiana University East. Despite working multiple jobs, such as selling electronics, waiting tables, and laboring in a factory, Slagle persisted in honing his writing skills.
Teaching, Coaching and Writing
Subsequently, he pursued further education at Ball State University, where he achieved a Master of Arts in Secondary Education. Throughout his teaching career, Slagle assumed various roles, including basketball coach, softball coach, track coach, and drama director. Moreover, he shared his expertise as an adjunct professor at Indiana Wesleyan University for a decade.
Throughout his diverse journey, writing remained a constant companion for Slagle. His creative works found their way into numerous magazines and webzines, earning him recognition. Among his notable short stories are “A Light in the Darkness,” “Enticed,” and “The Inheritance,” as well as the expansive series titled A PORTRAIT OF THE HEARTLAND. Additionally, he is acclaimed as the author of the captivating A DIRGE FOR THE MALICE series.
In addition to his literary accomplishments, Slagle ventured into the world of drama, crafting and producing a range of captivating productions. Some notable examples include A Primetime Christmas, Poems of the Passion, Sleepy Hollow High School, Do You Believe in Miracles, and A Socialite Christmas.