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J.L. Pattison

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J.L. Pattison is the author of suspenseful speculative fiction whose stories are garnering favorable comparisons to the works of M. Night Shyamalan and Rod Serling.

His first book, Saving Kennedy, weaves together the JFK assassination and time travel gone wrong, proving that meddling in the affairs of the past always has its consequences. Saving Kennedy won Libertopia’s “Best Libertarian Fiction” award for 2017.

His sophomore release, The Island, dives headfirst into the world of governmental conspiracies and answers the question of how a commercial airliner can vanish in mid-flight, revealing the terrifying reality that some tragedies are actually by design. The Island won Libertopia’s “Best Libertarian Fiction” award for 2018.

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J.L. Pattison When I saw your question I panicked for a moment. One of my biggest fears is laboring over a story only to find out it has a twin out there somewhere.…moreWhen I saw your question I panicked for a moment. One of my biggest fears is laboring over a story only to find out it has a twin out there somewhere.

I checked into the book you mentioned and discovered it's less similar than it sounds. It looks like the only similarities between my short fiction and this (alleged) non-fiction are: 1). Time travel; 2). A glimpse into an ominous future; and 3). A letter vs a diary.

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A New Year, A New Blog, and My Son’s Battle With Cancer

[image error]As some of you who read this blog may already know, less than two weeks before Thanksgiving, my five-year-old son was diagnosed with Osteosarcoma (bone cancer) in his leg.

Needless to say, the past month and a half has been a whirlwind of horrendously challenging trials for my family as our whole world has been turned upside down.

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“Any state, any entity, any ideology that fails to recognize the worth, the dignity, the rights of man, that state is obsolete”
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