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About Ol' Big Jim

Ol' Big Jim, has been a storekeeper, an embalmer, a hospital orderly, a medical biller, and through it all, a teller of tall tales. Many of his stories, like his first book, New Yesterdays, are set in his hometown of Piedmont, Alabama. For seven years, he lived in the oldest continuously inhabited city in the world, Amman, Jordan where he spends his time trying to visit each one of the thousands of Ammani coffee shops and scribbling in his ever-present notebook. These days, you can find him back stateside, still filling notebooks.

Changed Tomorrows (Excerpt)

Jim stirred from sleep. The sun was only just beginning to lighten the bruised purple skies in the east. The coals from last night’s fire gave no warmth from the mound of ashes. Though the leaves were still green, autumn … Continue reading

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