Jeff Stanger

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I was born in 1968 under mysterious circumstances that may or may not have included CIA involvement. I grew up in Indiana and took to writing at an early age. In 1986, I enrolled at Indiana University, spending the better part of a decade at school. Despite being handed a degree and a mandate to leave campus, I managed to hang around Bloomington for another 6 years before finally moving to Indianapolis.

In 2005, Trolley Dodgers, based on a column I wrote for the now defunct BC Magazine, was released in paperback. (Nearly all of the newspapers and magazines I've worked for have gone under, thus earning me the distinction of being the only writer banned from gainful employment at every major newspaper and periodical in the 48 contiguous states
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Trolley Dodgers

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72 Hours in Savannah

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The Fungo Society

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Kansaska

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Facts Cause Cancer

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Delicious Fiction

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My New Cover Designer

I wrote a new post over at my main blog about my new cover designer, Mariah Sinclair. Check it out when you have a moment. I think her designs are fantastic!
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