Tim Hewitt

Biography

Tim Hewitt lived in Maine when he undertook this journey of a lifetime, and thru-hiked the Appalachian Trail under the trail name Paddler in 1999.

A software engineer and engineering manager by trade, Tim's love of the outdoors has kept him in the woods, fields and streams all of his life.

After spending nearly six years living in Malaysia, he currently lives in North Carolina, and enjoys getting out into the mountains as much as possible when he is not writing.

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Series

Bringing Up Billy
Bringing up Billy is a delightful collection of stories from a simpler time. It was a time when neighbors all knew one another and took care of each other without question. A time when the stresses of the day were about making it home for dinner at six-thirty, when you were out playing in the woods a little too late. For Billy Blasedale, life is one adventure after another, as he learns all about life, friendship, and the responsibility of growing up on a small family farm. Join Billy on this adventure, and experience the simple life of rural America in the sixties and seventies in the eyes of a bright, energetic young boy.

Books

Bringing Up Billy: Growing up on a Family Farm
Series: Bringing Up Billy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,350. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2018 by Timothy Bond. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Bringing up Billy: Growing up on a Family Farm, is a delightful collection of stories from a simpler time. It was a time when neighbors all knew one another and took care of each other without question. A time when the stresses of the day were about making it home for dinner at six-thirty, when you were out playing in the woods a little too late.
Take a Hike! A long walk on the Appalachian Trail
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 65,430. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2016 by Timothy Bond. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking, Fiction » Fairy tales
Take a Hike! is the story of one man's journey on the twenty-one hundred and sixty-seven mile long Appalachian Trail. Tim Hewitt, whose trail name was Paddler, writes about trip planning and preparation and includes his daily journal for the six month adventure. He is joined by his thirteen year old son David for five weeks in the summer. David's journal and perspective are also included.
Appalachian Trail Myths: The Ugalu & Pamola
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,980. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2016 by Timothy Bond. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This book contains two short stories, inspired by my experiences thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail from Georgia to Maine. The Ugalu, a Cherokee Nation spirit-beast and Pamola, the Penobscot Nation demon-beast who inhabits the summit of Mount Katahdin. These are taken from Take a Hike! A long walk on the Appalachian Trail.

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