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Jim Simpson is an award-winning fiction writer and freelance music critic. A native of the wilds of Florida's Gulf Coast, he now resides on the scruffy fringes of Atlanta, Georgia.

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The Nervous Breakdown

Jim Simpson | #9 Dream | The Nervous Breakdown

Reluctant realist, committed dreamer Jim Simpson has a plan for a more peaceful planet.

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Jim Simpson | A Portable Snack Because We Had Neither the Time ...

Jim Simpson and his lovely wife Susan visit the City of Lights and meet up with another TNB writer along the way....

The Nervous Breakdown

Jim Simpson | Lessons Learned in the Summer-Job Kitchen and ...

In college I worked one summer as a line cook in a 120-seat restaurant of a small hotel in Florida. Although I had no formal training as a cook, ......

The Nervous Breakdown

Jim Simpson | The Power of The Backward Clock and Those ...

I've been thinking about the power of fiction, or the power of good writing, to transport us to another time. A talented writer can remove us from ......

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Jim Simpson | We Whirl and Twirl Upon the Beach at the Mermaid ...

Aug 17, 2008 ... August. The ass end of summer. The time of year when I'm slogging through the drudgery of everyday life: the commuting, the ......

The Nervous Breakdown

Jim Simpson | 'Twas Christmas Eve in the Prison | The Nervous ...

Dec 24, 2009 ... For years Jim Simpson's grandfather, Irwin Alton Simpson, recited this poem every Christmas Eve, usually after a few shots of whiskey....

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Jim Simpson | Hoboken Days: (Way More Than) 12 Questions with ...

Feb 26, 2011 ... Jim Simpson talks with Hoboken, NJ, songwriter Kate Jacobs about the craft of songwriting, the Mets, Chekhov, parenthood, and her new ......