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R.J. Patterson

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THE FIRST SIGNS that I might like writing -- and that I might be slightly competitive -- appeared when my year two (or first grade) teacher, Mrs. Holland, asked my class to write and illustrate our day. Mine read like this: “The Red team beat the Blue team, 1 to nil. And I won.” The next 47 entries covered my exploits on the soccer pitch while growing up in Ipswich, England.

In South Carolina as a teenager, my dad told me that I could get paid to watch sports provided I could write about it. Sounded easy enough and by the time I was 16, I landed a job at my town’s daily newspa
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In an effort to further distinguish myself in the marketpace, I wanted to inform you that I am transitioning from using Jack to my initials, R.J., for all my books. Previous titles are in the process of be listed under "R.J. P...

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“him.”
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