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Jason Sizemore

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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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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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I'm leaning toward expanding the world of "Sonic Scarring" from Irredeemable for my first novel.

I've also toyed around with the idea of a Mr. Templar novel!(less)
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I’ll be taking part in the first annual Lexington Legendary Book Bash. Apex will have a couple of tables and several of our authors will be in attendance signing (Shawn Pryor, Justin Stewart, Tressa Bowling, Mari Adkins, and me).


Where: Hilton Lexington Suites (adjacent to Joseph-Beth Booksellers)


When: 10am – 4pm


Here’s a Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/240775889746224


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