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Tommy Cotton

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Tommy resides in Melbourne, Australia.

He is the author of three novels:
Just Went Out For Milk (2014) These Pictures of Us (2017) and Promises (2019).

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

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Tommy Cotton I don't believe in writer's block.…moreI don't believe in writer's block.(less)
Tommy Cotton That feeling that comes after a story comes together, or a paragraph just clicks. Entertaining people and bringing something positive to the world.
Average rating: 4.4 · 237 ratings · 85 reviews · 4 distinct worksSimilar authors
Just Went Out for Milk

4.26 avg rating — 178 ratings — published 2014 — 4 editions
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These Pictures of Us

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4.92 avg rating — 12 ratings3 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, a Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 02, 2019 00:05 Tags: australian, coming-of-age, contemporary-fiction, fiction, melbourne, novel

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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.”
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“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.”
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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.”
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“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.”
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“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”
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