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Fiction on the Rocks

by Timothy Gene Sojka 

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Why the cocktail motif?

1) Great plots, like great cocktails feature a twist.

2) Fiction's legendary characters spend most of their time on the rocks.

3) Bad decisions are the spine of great novels.

4) Plots and cocktails work shaken or stirred.

5) The author may have a propensity toward an occasional Old Fashioned.

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Making a great book

Is ....... Not my editors edict Not my publishers problem My most real responsibility Life was much easier when I just wanted to be...

Excerpt from Payback Jack

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Just write damn't

"Get it down. Take chances. It may be bad, but it's the only way you can do anything really good." --William Faulkner

Test Reader Welcome

C.O. Mann just completed another Novel and would welcome test readers. Payback Jack features a dying veteran, Smith Driskill, who spends...



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