Tim Ness has authored a number of middle grade and young adult novels, all of which are currently being circulated as candidates for publication. His poems, haiku, and fiction have appeared in Owen Wister Review, Writer's Journal, Cicada, Japanophile, Skylark and other small press publications. His articles and photos have been published in Freshwater and Marine Aquarium, Today's Family, Fuel Line, Divorced Parents' Exchange, and the Journal of the American Killifish Association. An article on the loss of genetic diversity in captive fish populations is forthcoming in Tropical Fish Hobbyist. He belongs to SCBWI.
Ness's areas of reading interest include ancient history, life sciences, astronomy, linguistics, anthropology, horticulture, psychology, and religion. His hobbies include the making and playing of bamboo flutes, antique auto restoration, metal fabrication, photography, especially of living fish, insects, and amphibians, as well as the raising of cactus and succulent plants, gardening, and floriculture.
His wife, Kathleen, is a school psychologist, and they have collaborated on several fiction projects for middle and high school students. His stepson, Joshua, is a recent graduate of UNC in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, and is now an Information Literacy Librarian at Coastal Carolina University.
Member since 1997
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