About Tim

MyPictureTim Dodge is a writer and podcaster living near Syracuse, New York. He is the author of two podcast novels, ACTS OF DESPERATION and PURGATORY. PURGATORY has also been published in print and ebook formats. He is the author of two other novels and several short stories.

Tim is also the host of the podcast THE GEEK SIDE OF LIFE, an exploration of geek culture one podcast at a time. The program has featured interviews with podcasters, writers, musicians and other content creators such as John Anealio, the creators of Cards Against Humanity, Dr. Mary Crowell, Bryan Lincoln, and Lauren Harris.

In addition, Tim has written a number of technical articles, most of them relating to insurance topics. He has worked in the property-casualty insurance industry for 27 years and holds the Associate in Underwriting, Associate in Risk Management and Chartered Property Casualty Underwriting designations from The Institutes, the leading provider of education programs for the risk management and property-casualty insurance industries. His work has appeared under his own byline in ACORD's weekly newsletter. He has also ghostwritten articles for InsuranceNewsletters.com and AgencyEquity.com, and he has written marketing pieces and white papers for TIBCO Software, a global leader in infrastructure and business intelligence software.

He writes an award-winning insurance technical blog, titled Ask Tim, for his employer, and is the occasional host of a related podcast of the same name.

A lifelong library geek, Tim is the current president of the board of trustees of the Liverpool Public Library in Liverpool, New York, a body on which he has served since 2005. He is also a member of the Onondaga County Public Library system's board of trustees.

An avid reader, and devoted fan of the Boston Red Sox, New York Giants, and Syracuse Orange sports teams, he lives with his family and dog.

Contact Info

E-mail: tim(at)timdodgestories(dot)com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/TimDodgeWriter

LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/timddodge

Twitter: tdog4494

Skype: timdodge1