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Timothy St.John is a freelance writer and artist with experience in the fields of education, management, and retail.
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Highschool Diploma; Art Instruction Schools, Graduated; East Tennessee State University, 2002-2007
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First Person: Struggling Through Christmas
My wife and I cannot afford to get our son gifts this holiday season. This is how we are coping with it.
Tom Cruise Trivia
Fun and interesting facts about the world's biggest movie star.
The Top 10 Orioles Plays of 2012
A look back at some of the best plays the Orioles made in 2012.
Crafting Your Own Solar Pool Heater
How to save money by heating your pool through solar energy.
Why the Wolverines Will Beat the Spartans
Why Denard Robinson will push the Wolverines through to victory against the Spartans.
Great Restaurants at Miami International Airport
You can find a restaurant for any taste at Miami International Airport (MIA). Here are some of the ones I've enjoyed during my time there.
Arizona Cardinals Stadium Guide: University of Phoenix Stadium
A guide to the Arizona Cardinals stadium with all the facts fans need to know.
Denver Broncos Stadium Guide
A point-by-point look at all the things Broncos' fans and attendees need to know about the NFL team's stadium in Denver, CO.
Tennessee Titans Team Profile
A quick look at the most important and interesting facts about the the NFL's Tennessee Titans.
NFL Stadium Guide: The Tennessee Titans at LP Field
Here's a rundown of facts, figures, and important information about the Tennessee Titans' stadium.
My Reactions to the 2012 MTV VMA Nominations
The nominees have been announced for September's VMA show. Here are some observations and predictions about them.
Reaction to the 2012 Emmy Award Nominations
My reactions to Thursday's announcement of the Emmy Awards Nominees
How I Lowered My Cholesterol
How I discovered I had high cholesterol and how I managed to lower it.
Traveling Through the Heat Wave in Richmond, Va.
My experiences of driving through the heat wave and how it affected the area of Richmond, VA.
A Guy's Guide to Marriage: The First Year
If you are a guy thinking about or getting ready to get married, there are a few things you should know.
Why Movie Action Heroes Aren't Married
Ever wondered why action heroes in movies always seem to be single? There's actually a list of reasons why they are.
Harley Quinn Gets Her Revenge
A review of the Harley Quinn's Revenge DLC for Batman: Arkham City video game.
The Story of a Shopaholic
I was once a severe shopaholic. This is how it affected me and how I got over it.
My Family Budget- How We Do it and What it Does for Us
This is how my family and I keep our spending under control and make sure we have enough money every month.
Exercising for Improvement
How I exercise and how it has improved my life.
Zimmerman's Attorney Seeks Delay in Release of Evidence to the Public
George Zimmerman's attorney Mark O'Mara is asking the court for a delay in the release of evidence to the public.
How to Be a Super Hero, Part 2
You'll need a ridiculous costume and bad guys to show it off to if you're going to be a real hero.
How I Find Great Games on Xbox Live Arcade
Xbox Live Arcade sure has a lot of games. Here's how I sort through it all to find games I like.
When is Your Toddler Ready to Learn New Words and Concepts?
How do you know when your child is ready to learn new things? Here are the indicators and methods my wife and I used to move our child along.
How to Teach Struggling Toddlers
Toddlers struggle with learning sometimes, but there are ways to encourage their cognition and recognition skills while letting them have fun.
Saving Money on Xbox Live Content
Here are a number of ways to save money on every kind of content on Xbox Live.
Free-Running: Rolling, Vaulting, and Swinging
Learn about the free-running maneuvers rolling, vaulting, and swinging.
How to Save Money on a College Education
Want to go to college, but you're not sure how you can afford it? Here are some ways to ease the financial burden.
A flash fiction story of survival after a terrible attack.
A lot of common knowledge about going to college is just plain wrong.
How to Make an Artwork Portfolio
A guide to putting together a professional and appealing artwork portfolio.
How to Be a Super Hero
Do you want to stand in dark alleys and dress in ridiculous costumes? This guide is for you.
Experience a Great Day Trip From Athens to Delphi
Planning to visit Athens, but want to see some sites outside the city? Perhaps you should consider Delphi.
How to Make Your Artwork Profitable
Do you have an illustrating talent, but don't know where to start to make a career of it? Maybe this guide can give you some ideas and start you on your way.
Customizing Your Xbox 360 Experience
Do you want to make your Xbox 360 console and gaming experience unique? Here's a guide to the major customization features available to you.
A man in a cage fights for his freedom.
How to Protect Your Xbox Live Online Identity
Your Xbox Gamertag is tied to all the content you've downloaded and paid for on your Xbox 360. Here's how to keep all that to yourself.
How to Keep Your Xbox 360 Gamertag from Being Banned
It's easy and simple to keep your Xbox 360 console and Gamertag from being banned by Microsoft. Yet dozens of people get banned every week. Here's how to avoid it.
A Guide to the New Xbox 360 Dashboard
The Xbox 360 Dashboard changed again this December. Here's what's new and where all the old stuff went.
How to be safe while engaging in free-running.
Halo: A Necessary Evil
I examine my least favorite video game series: Halo. These are the reasons I can't stand it and the games that do it better.
How to Play Mortal Kombat Professionally
A guide to strategies to use and characters to choose to make your way through the ranks of professional Mortal Kombat players.
How to Publish Your Own Comic Book
A guide to getting your own comic book out to public, one way or another.
How to Sell Your Own Comic Books
Have you made your won comic book, but you're not sure how to go about getting sales? Here are tips and strategies to maximize your comic's potential market.
How to Draw Cats
A guide to simplified cat drawing that takes you right to the essentials of illustrating felines.
How to Spelunk
Spelunking, or exploring caves, can be exciting and dangerous
Traveling with Your Toddler
Getting ready to take your toddler on a trip? Here is what you should know.
Drawing: Illustrating Superheroes
Learn to do's and don'ts of successful superhero illustration.
How to Write an Essay
Essay writing is a simple yet essential skill that everyone should learn.
How to Draw Human Hands
Drawing hands is a complex task that can be broken down into simple, easy-to-follow steps.
How to Illustrate a Comic Book
Drawing comic books is very different from any other type of illustration. Here is how to do it.
Free-Running Techniques: Wall Running and Wall Bouncing
Using walls to traverse environments quicker is key to successful free-running.
How to Fix Video Game Freezing Issues
A guide to prevent or repair freezing problems that occur while playing video games.
Martial Arts: Fighting Larger Opponents
Tactics and techniques to help martial artists fight opponents who are bigger and stronger than them.
Dust Mite Allergies
The symptoms, treatment, and prevention of dust mite allergies.
How to Save Food that Appears Spoiled
Don't throw out that food! Check out how to extend the life of bananas and dairy and bread products.
Free-Running: Parkour Exercises
There are a number of exercises you can do to build the necessary muscles for free-running.
Buying and Selling Comic Books for Profit
A guide to finding ways to make money off of the comic book market.
Parenting: Negative Reinforcement
An informative guide to spanking, punishment, and using negative reinforcement with your children.
Drawing: How to Create Shading
Learn when shading techniques are required and how to pull them off.
How to Make Your Own Comic Book
Are you interested in making and printing your own comic books? This is an easy and low-cost way to do it.
How to Make Unique and Original Color Pencil Drawings
Color pencil drawing does not all need to look the same. here are some ways to make yours stand out.
Free-Running: Training for Parkour
Parkour or free-running is a physically intensive sport with unconventional methods of movement.
Parenting: Potty-Training Techniques
Here's how my wife and I are potty-training our child. Maybe it can help you.
What You Don't Know About Wearing Braces
There are important things to know about wearing braces that your orthodontist probably won't cover.
Playing "Street Fighter" Professionally with Grapplers
Grappler characters in Street Fighter have a unique play style all their own. This guide covers how to play them at a professional level.
Self-Defense: Tactics You Should Not Use
Movies and video games are bad sources of martial arts training. Here are some of the wrong tactics they teach and the way to fix them.
The Original Xbox: What You Should Know
Helpful information about purchasing for and playing the original Xbox.
Basic Self-Defense Techniques
These are basic guidelines and tactics for self-defense.
Self Defense: Tactics to Use Against Armed Assailants
These are self-defense techniques to use when an attacker has a weapon.
Games that Are Not Made for Children
These games are made for adults, but children are playing them all the time. Here is why they are not kid-appropriate.
The Hidden Features of the Xbox 360
Your Xbox 360 can do some things you may not know about.
How to Understand Video Game Genres
Not sure what kind of game to look for? This handy guide breaks down all the genre terminology for you.
Parenting: Children and Video Games
It can be difficult to determine what games are right for your children and how to keep objectionable games away from them.
How to Build an Action Figure Collection
Action figure collecting is a hobby popular among both kids and adults, and this guide should help may the collecting easier.
Human Figure Drawing: Creating Symmetry and Detail in Faces
The human face can be a difficult art subject, but there are some pointers to make it easier.
How to Write Engaging Short Fiction
Short fiction has specific requirements and limitations that make it unique in the world of writing. Here are some ways to write short fiction effectively and interestingly.
How to Create a Comic Book Cover
Here's a guide on how to design and draw your own comic book covers.
How to Draw Dynamic Super Heroes
Super hero drawing is an art form all unto itself. Here are some ways to go about it.
How to Fix Common Figure Drawing Mistakes
Everyone makes mistakes when they first start drawing people. Here's how to fix the most common errors.
Drawing: How to Find Your Own Artistic Style
Do you have a unique style or does it need to be developed first? Perhaps this guide can help you find it.
How to Play Street Fighter Professionally with Charge-Type Characters
Street Fighter characters whose super moves rely on charging up the attack play differently from other types of characters.
A short, short story about taking things that don't belong to you and getting away with it.
Flash fiction is fiction of very short length, usually only a few hundred words long.
How to Get Older Video Games and Consoles to Work Properly
Older video game consoles can require a bit of fiddling to work properly.
Making Your Xbox 360 Run Smoother
There are several ways to make your Xbox 360 run smoother, quieter, and with less energy expenditure.
How to Play Street Fighter Professionally with Ryu and Ken
Professional Street fighter can be a tough battle, but this guide for Ryu and Ken can help you on your way.
How to Find Great Games for Free
Great gaming can be yours for free.
Keeping Children Fit
Exercise and healthy eating are essential for keeping children in shape and healthy.
How to Become a Comic Book Artist
Breaking into the comic book industry is hard, but here's how to do it.
Parenting: Sleeping Arrangements for Newborns
Newborn children require special care in their sleeping arrangements.
Organizing and Keeping Track of a Comic Book Collection
Do you have a lot of comics, but aren't sure what you have or how to organize them? Maybe this will help.
Advanced Charcoal Drawing Techniques
Drawing with charcoal is very different from using a pencil or pen, which means there are unique ways to illustrate with it.
Playing "Street Fighter" Professionally with Dhalsim
Dhalsim is one of the choice characters at Street Fighter tournaments. Here are some of the best strategies to use while playing as him.
How to Increase Your X-Box 360 Gamerscore
There are a number of tips and tricks to make your Gamerscore increase exponentially.
Parenting: Sleeping Arrangements for Toddlers
Toddlers sleeping needs vary from those of infants and older children.
How to Play Street Fighter Professionally
Want to make money playing Street Fighter? Here's how.
More Ways to Save Money on Comic Books
More tips to amass a large comic collection for less than you'd expect.
Things to See and Do in Bristol, TN/VA
People may come for the racing, but they'll stay for all the other great stuff Bristol has to offer.
Vacationing in Trinidad
A short guide to the highlights of Trinidad for tourists.
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