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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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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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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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Do Not Go Quietly Kickstarter

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Lesley Conner and I are running a Kickstarter to fund the anthology DO NOT GO QUIETLY (edited by me and Lesley).


I’ve often struggled with how best to resist and push back against some of the problematic movements I see in our social and political environments. I’m not an effective pundit or essayist, but I know how to edit and I know how to publish. So when Lesley approached me...

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