Jim Hodgson started writing in the mid 90s, after high school. When his adoptive mother passed in 2006, he turned to his writing as a means of coping with her loss. From there it became an invaluable part of his life.
He’s the founder and editor of The Atlanta Banana, a satirical newspaper. He’s worked as a standup comic and as a sketch writer for Sketchworks. His work has been published in Georgia Music Magazine, Creative Loafing, Cacti Fur, and Dirge Magazine.
His outdoor and travel writing includes the mountaineering book How To Mount Aconcagua, regular contributions to singletracks.com and tripleblaze.com, and articles for The Art of Manliness, nerdfitness.com, Georgia.org and others.
Writer. Warning: opinions. My lawyer advised a disclaimer, but didn't include any jokes to go with. Damned if I can think of any either.
Creative Loafing — Ticket That Bicyclist!
After many years of pleading, also known as “pitching” in the freelance writing world, I finally was able to get hired to write for my local Atlanta alt weekly, Creative Loafing. I’m immensely pleased.
Not only that, but the article was “Most Popular” on the site!