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Author(s): J.T. Wilson
A city boy finds work on a farm Ã¢Â�Â� with unexpected consequences; a car breakdown triggers a change in a young coupleÃ¢Â�Â�s relationship; a girl finds love in a rural community Ã¢Â�Â� or does she The stories in J.T. WilsonÃ¢Â�Â�s first collection are both accessible and absorbing. He has had immense success Ã¢Â�Â� and media interest Ã¢Â�Â� from selling his stories on the street. The busking story-teller is a familiar sight on Sydney streets, and in other major cities in Australia and New Zealand. ItÃ¢Â�Â�s a two-way thing, he says. Everywhere he goes people chat to him and maybe purchase a story, and in return he learns about them and uncovers new material for more stories. Behind the Lines is a collection of thirteen stories, that also includes an introduction in which he talks about his writing and his way of life. It is sure to delight his many fans Ã¢Â�Â� and attract new admirers too.
J.T. Wilson has been selling his stories on the street for the past three years. It is a way of life he enjoys and from which he can earn a modest living. Raised in Timaru, New Zealand, where his mother still lives, he is now in his twenties and is based in Sydney. He travels frequently around Australia and New Zealand with his friend, Rosie, selling his stories. Behind the Lines is his first book.