Tim C. Taylor
Next release: Feb 05 2021
Latest release: Aug21 2020
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- Achievement unlocked: 10 years as a full-time writer
- SF Publishing in 2020: part 2 of 3
- SF Publishing in 2020: part 1 of 3
- A podcast series with a top science fiction author* ;-)
- Oh, my! Politics in science fiction
- On Theme in Science Fiction
- My first booktube
- Should authors review other authors’ books?
- A couple of book releases from me that I forgot to mention etc.
- Meditations on 99: eBook pricing in science fiction publishing
- 2020 roundup
- BATTLESTAR GALACTICA
- SFS Episode 155 – MilSciFi Panel 3 – British Edition — Sci-Fi Shenanigans
- So how do you judge a short story anyway?
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Feb 15th, 2011 was when I went full time as a writer, pushed into it initially on account of being made redundant from the place I’d worked for 20 years. A decade later and I have five novels coming out … Continue reading
They Shall. Not. Pass! The traditional publishing model hasn’t changed much since the introduction of paperbacks in the wake of the Second World War. [#1] Hardbacks are the golden eggs-laying machine of this model. And the primary way that readers … Continue reading
So that was 2020! For a few years now, I’ve started each year by writing ‘state of science fiction’ publishing posts in which I talk about trends I’ve seen and project them into the future. [#1] For the most part, … Continue reading
*That author being me! Well, Mum and Dad think I’m a top author, so I’m owning it 🙂 I’ve been appearing on the Sci Fi Thoughts podcast every Wednesday with Lancer Kind. When Lancer interviewed me, we talked for an … Continue reading
A shorter version of this article was first published in Legion Bulletin #107, Oct 28th 2020. Politics. There’s a lot of it going about it the moment! As I write this, we’re days away from elections in the USA, the … Continue reading
Today I want to talk about themes in science fiction. Themes, thematic statements, morals, messages. For simplification, I’d say these are essentially the same thing and use the umbrella term theme. Conventional literary theory states that a theme of a … Continue reading
Joe at the Unity 151 Booktube channel invited me on for a chat last week. First up we talked about my current project, Chimera Company, and then we moved on to my most recently published novel (One Minute to Midnight) … Continue reading
I had an unpleasant experience last week. I read what I regard as the worst book review I’ve ever seen. It wasn’t a review of one of my own books, because I rarely read them these days. Here’s why. In … Continue reading
For anyone following what I’m up to via this site, here is the news. Last month, I capped all my Four Horsemen Universe (4HU) short stories and novels to date with One Minute to Midnight. I co-wrote that book and … Continue reading
What one image on Facebook can tell us about the state of science fiction publishing To me, publishing is fascinating landscape. One dotted with rabbit holes. Usually I skip over them – I have a day job to concentrate on, … Continue reading