Author Archives: Tim C. Taylor

About Tim C. Taylor

Science fiction publisher and author of the bestselling Human Legion series. I live with my wife and young family in an English village. I am currently writing full time, when I'm not roped into building Lego.

I’m back at #1

It’s been a while since I’ve been at #1 in an Amazon.com bestseller chart, but here I am again today as part of the team effort behind the latest Explorations anthology. I’ve had a busy schedule this year, but I … Continue reading

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I just signed my first traditional publishing deal

The title isn’t quite true. I’ve signed trad deals in which I’ve published other authors, and ones in which I’ve signed audiobook-only deals for my novels. Then there are magazines and anthologies. But I’m really excited about this one with … Continue reading

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Dresden Files in Space?

Last year I picked up a Jim Butcher book I chanced upon at the library where I write my books. I’d heard about the author for years, but mostly during the debacle of the 2015 Hugo Awards when his Dresden … Continue reading

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Interview with June Book Cover of the Month Winner, Shawn King.

To succeed as a professional author, you need to write superb books, and never more than at present with the unprecedented level of competition in publishing today. (For example, when I sell a copy of a science fiction novels through … Continue reading

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Not idle

I’ve been promising for a while to blog more on this, my home site. I keep sketching ideas on the topics of science fiction, writing and combining the two with science fiction publishing, but I keep not posting because I … Continue reading

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A new trend for publishing retail?

Most days I spend time looking around the world of publishing when I should really be in that world and writing novels. Here’s something I found today that really caught my eye. Sometimes authors get together and talk about how … Continue reading

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Fake news and eBook publishing

For a bit of lunchtime fun, I tried journalism in response to today’s press release from the Publishers’ Association, which has been widely reported in the UK press, emphasizing the story that eBook sales are in a ‘slump’. Here’s my … Continue reading

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Meet the Boss Man!

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Originally posted on J.R. Handley Blog:
INTRODUCTION TO THE HUMAN LEGION CREATOR: ? Hello Space Cadets, I wanted to offer you a treat in honor of the recently passed Halloween.  I’ve managed to snag an interview with the creator…

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Red Shirt Application

Originally posted on J.R. Handley Blog:
Hello Space Cadets, today I wanted to take a second to make a call out for Red Shirt Applications!  In every military science fiction book, there are characters whose only role is to…

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Giving book reviews – honest reviews – can be savage business for a writer

I’ve reviewed a few books over the last few months, partly because I enjoy reading, partly for the expanded view it gives me of other writing styles, and a little because I feel it’s a … Source: Giving book reviews … Continue reading

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