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Tommy Cotton

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Tommy resides in Melbourne city with his wife, daughter, and a vocal calico feline.

He writes contemporary fiction, and has released two novels: Just Went Out For Milk (2014) and These Pictures of Us (2017).

His new novel Promises will be released by Shooting Star Press mid-2019

Tommy's stories often include themes of love, tragedy, grief, and relationships in modern settings.

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Just Went Out for Milk

4.26 avg rating — 176 ratings — published 2014 — 4 editions
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It's less than two weeks until my third novel comes out. I'm excited to see how this one is received. I feel as though it's the best novel I've finished to date, but the story is, to some extent, more niche than my first two.

Promises is a modern coming of age story based in Melbourne, Australia. The major themes include: mental illness, love, friendship, culture, family secrets, sickness, grief... Read more of this blog post »
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“When you fall in love with someone you treasure their quirks as much as anything else. Flaws become unique marks of character, things you'd miss if they weren't there.”
Tommy Cotton, Just Went Out for Milk

“Guilt is the toothache of the soul.”
Tommy Cotton, Just Went Out for Milk

“The best plan you'll ever have is to just go ahead and do it”
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“To know someone loves you just for being you is the greatest feeling in the world.”
Tommy Cotton, Just Went Out for Milk

“When you fall in love with someone you treasure their quirks as much as anything else. Flaws become unique marks of character, things you'd miss if they weren't there.”
Tommy Cotton, Just Went Out for Milk

“Life is about balance. It's not about forgetting the bad times or escaping them. It's about creating enough good times to outweigh the bad.”
Tommy Cotton, Just Went Out for Milk

“Shit happens. You can either stand their and complain about the smell or you can wipe your shoe and keep walking.”
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“If I had followed every urge I ever had, I would have had much more sex and killed a lot more people”
Tommy Cotton, Just Went Out for Milk




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