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Author Bio

Timothy Sunderland, author

Timothy Sunderland, a twenty-five-year advertising-industry veteran, previously worked as a freelance writer, with bylines in various publications, including the Los Angeles Times, Motor Trend, Bicycling, and Outside. He is a native of Southern California, where he lives with his wife. They share six sons and an ever-growing flock of grandchildren. 


Rules for Giving is his first novel. He has several other concepts for novels in various stages of development. Some of them explore other angles of the malecentric experience. Others address various aspects of gay and straight relationships, homelessness, and coming to terms with family histories and legacies. 

He has also published several short stories. 


Contact Timothy Sunderland at for media inquiries, or reading group and book club interviews, either in person or on Skype. 

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