The Mingo County rabbit hole of corruption

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The Mingo County rabbit hole of corruption

Post by Lester » Fri Sep 20, 2013 8:43 am

http://wvmetronews.com/2013/09/20/the-m ... orruption/

I always figured there was more to the story... but I didn't see any of *THIS* coming...

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Post by Jay Nunley » Fri Sep 20, 2013 11:13 am

There's even more coming and it is equally surprising.


I'm a baby's breath away from quitting work and writing a book, a work of fiction where I just change names and write this story.

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Post by Lester » Fri Sep 20, 2013 3:28 pm

"Justified" lost Elmore Leonard. Get to writing.

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Post by Jay Nunley » Sat Sep 21, 2013 6:35 pm

I should clarify. I'm further away than a baby's breath from quitting work. That was hyperbole in that I am nowhere near quitting work.

Everything I have heard about other developments is only half a step above rumor and innuendo. The only reason it is a half a step above is that this particular rumor mill has been right about most of what has been revealed.

I really am rolling around a way to fictionalize a version of this, rolling into a feud country theme and setting.

No one will ever write like Elmore Leonard. Most authors are easily replaced, emulated, and forgotten. Elmore Leonard is in the group that includes Shakespeare, Dickens, Twain, Steinbeck, and Vonnegut.

The only good news for us is that he left behind enough material and had enough influence on the people who run Justified that there will be enough of Elmore Leonard left to last long enough for the show to run its course. By the way, go read Leonard's old westerns or even some of his weaker efforts like Pagan Babies. No one will ever write like Elmore Leonard.

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