Tim Harnett

Tim Harnett

Writer / Contributor

Tim's Bio

By day Tim Harnett writes reports on HR topics, such as learning, onboarding, and diversity. By night, he reviews movies and board games for Dorkadia.com. Harnett is the author of Trompe L’oeil, Rêve, and the short-lived webcomic Chefs in Black (with Cliff N. Hansen).

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The Needs of the Many

How can we help others if we’re so focused on helping ourselves?

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When Opportunity Doesn’t Knock

Female employment in film hasn’t changed much over the last twenty years, and women face many obstacles to successful film careers. By recognizing how women contribute to culture through film, financiers and moviegoers can help fight gender equality at the movies.

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The Roadblocks to Creating Sustainable Art

In a world with high consequences for failure, Tim Harnett explores how to succeed in creating sustainable art.

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Mid-September Update 2017

Mid-September Update 2017

It’s the middle of September already. I don’t know where the summer went. The leaves are changing at my house, and the temperatures have already dropped significantly. The apples are almost ready, and my thoughts are turning to winter preparations. The last few weeks...

August 2017 Mid-month Update

August 2017 Mid-month Update

It’s been a strange two weeks. While I’ve been productive in the sense of book plotting, I’ve been too exhausted and busy to get to my other creative outlets. I’m behind on everything. Emails piled up, and the to-do list is overflowing. Self-employment is a 24/7...

39th Note to Self

39th Note to Self

39th Note to Self Dear Athena, all that can be said about this year is “wow”. Just wow. To recap the last year, you bought a cottage in the middle of the woods, survived one of the hardest winters in the last twenty years on record, then quit your job with no security...

Changing Patron Milestones

Changing Patron Milestones

Why I Depend on Patronage to Continue Writing Patrons are amazing. They truly are. They’re generous and supportive, and having patrons is a built-in audience and community. Why does my work need patronage? The two primary reasons I depend on patrons are: I...

July 2017 Mid-Month Update

July 2017 Mid-Month Update

The summer has been blessedly mild so far. There have been a couple of scorcher days but not as many for the time of year as I was expecting. My area in the woods is well shaded, but the nearness to the creek, and the leaves keeping in air flow means my humidity can...

Finding Rhythms

Finding Rhythms

One of the strangest parts of being a full-time creative, is shaking the old rhythms off and embracing energy in its natural flow. For the years I’ve been working a forty for someone else, I’ve tried to wrap my creative efforts and writing around someone else’s...