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Austin James

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Austin James has caffeine in his blood, gypsy spit in his spinal fluid, and an incredibly lazy pseudonym. His prose and poetry have been published in multiple magazines and medias (including Bartleby Snopes and Bizarro Central).

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Austin James I force myself to write. Often I think of a story from my life that has stuck with me over the years: something funny my kids did or an adventure from…moreI force myself to write. Often I think of a story from my life that has stuck with me over the years: something funny my kids did or an adventure from my "partying days". I write about it. Half of what I write is either trashed or recycled anyway...the trick is just to write.(less)
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"Nice little collection of shorts here. Though it blends a serious, personal tone with light-hearted absurdity, the combination forms a tone of its own through the tightness and cohesion of the writing. At times you want to hug the author, and at o..." Read more of this review »
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"Maybe I didn't get it after I read the back of the book, but I was surprised to learn The Drip Drop Prophet story was about a man's relationship with a toaster over. I wasn't sure if I was going to like that, if that was my kind of weird. But I ke..." Read more of this review »
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