Tim was born in Smackover, AR on November 10, 1963.
He graduated from Stephen F. Austin State University in 2007, with a BFA in Creative Writing. Before that, he was a singer-songwriter and recording artist, performing in his native Texas as well as his second home New Orleans and recording with musicians from Ireland, England, Norway and all over the United States. He continues to write, record and perform music.


His first novel DUTCH CURRIDGE was published in 2010. 
He really is a big Bob Wills fan. He also likes Bob Dylan a lot.
He has two children, Quinn and Jackson, whom he likes even more.