Author Archives: Tim Dodge

Why It’s Taking Me So Long To Finish This Book

To my horror, I recently realized I’ve been working on my current novel for two years. This is ridiculous. My first novel, titled Golden Chances, took around 15 months (this book, which beta readers told me picked up in the … Continue reading

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Cooking As Artistic Expression

I got home from the gym around 9 tonight and found my youngest son in the family room watching the season finale of Master Chef. I had never seen any part of the show before last week when we were … Continue reading

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Here are some of the things that happened in the summer of 1961: Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris of the New York Yankees were in hot pursuit of Babe Ruth’s single-season home run record of 60. By July 25, Maris … Continue reading

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Thanks for the Music, Old Friend

I first heard this song when I was 14 and Born To Run was still a new album. I thought then and think now that this is one of the most amazing solos I’ve ever heard come out of a … Continue reading

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New Name, New Look

As you may have noticed, this blog has a new name and a new look. The name refers to my favorite line in Bob Dylan’s song It’s Alright Ma (I’m Only Bleeding): If my thought-dreams could be seen They’d probably … Continue reading

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Podcast Novels You Should Be Listening To: ‘The Hidden Institute’ and ‘Dreaming of Deliverance’

I want to clue you in to some good audio literature that I’ve just discovered. I’m always on the lookout for new and different writers to listen to on my iPod, and right now I’m in the middle of two … Continue reading

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‘Phoenix Rising’ Hits Bookstores on April 26

Check out the trailer for this hot new book by my friends Pip Ballantine and Tee Morris. If it intrigues you (as I hope it will,) pick up a copy this Tuesday! Leave a Comment

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Off the Road Again…

Today ended a 34-day stretch that I’ve been literally dreading all year. Since February 28, I have spent 14 days on trips that required either an overnight stay, at least four hours of round-trip highway driving, a flight, or some … Continue reading

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Things I’m Thankful For Today

Things I’m thankful for this Sunday in March — While it’s cold outside, the sky is pure blue, the sunshine is bright, and absolutely nothing is falling from the sky. The white chocolate mocha (non-fat) that I’m drinking right now. … Continue reading

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Interview With Abigail Hilton

It’s been a while, but I’m back with a new episode of the podcast, this time featuring a special interview with the wonderful Abigail Hilton, author and producer of The Guild of the Cowry Catchers podcast. Abbie and I had … Continue reading

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