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I was born the son of an unemployed coal miner in a tiny Kentucky Appalachian villa named Big Creek (population 400). It’s an isolated area with beautiful rolling hills, thick forests, and country folk. I lived in Big Creek until I went to college, spending my weekends cruising the Winn Dixie parking lot of ladies, partying in my cousin’s run-down three room trailer, and being a member of the bad-ass Clay County High School Academic Team.

College was quite a shock for me. Girls! Minorities! Strip clubs! And it didn’t help that I attended Transylvania University, a fairly snotty (but excellent) private college in Lexington, KY (on scholarship… no way my family could have sent me otherwise). I graduated in the standard four years with a degree
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Jason Sizemore I'm about 10,000 words into the novelization of Mr. Templar. :)

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I'm about 10,000 words into the novelization of Mr. Templar. :)

I also have plans to turn For the Sake of Pleasing into a novel. I've considered doing Plug and Play as a dramedy in the mode of Bucholz's Severance but I'm not sure I can maintain that level of humor over the length of a novel.(less)
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WhatMakesYouDieLast Saturday, writer and all-around wonderful person Tom Piccirilli passed away after a long fight against brain cancer. Like many in genre circles, Tom was an influential person. He always had time to offer advice. If you needed a cornerstone author to legitimize your anthology, Pic would step up (if he believed you had the chops) no matter how busy he was. And he was always busy. If you sear...

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