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.

Meditations on 99: eBook pricing in science fiction publishing

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

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2020 roundup

Here’s a few things I’ve been up so far in 2020 with my writing. I wrote a trilogy* in the Four Horsemen Universe with books released February, June, and the third one due August 21st. They come out in Kindle … Continue reading

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BATTLESTAR GALACTICA

Vincent Sammy is a fantastic artist I’ve had the pleasure of working with who has spent time during lockdown making art. Along with many others, I enjoyed the new piece of BSG artwork he drew every day. Really cheered me … Continue reading

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SFS Episode 155 – MilSciFi Panel 3 – British Edition — Sci-Fi Shenanigans

I’m on a podcast panel, talking military SF https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-6vuqv-dde1d4 JR interviews British authors Ralph Kerns, Ashley R. Pollard, and Tim C. Taylor about their takes on Military Science Fiction. Show Notes: Sci-Fi Shenanigans Twitter Sci-Fi Shenanigans Website Sci-Fi Shenanigans Email … Continue reading

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So how do you judge a short story anyway?

Your Vote Counts I recently voted in the Nebula Awards, which are the annual gongs given out by SFWA, a professional science fiction and fantasy writer organization. I’ve never voted on short fiction awards before. For the first time, I … Continue reading

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SF Publishing in 2019: more developments in short fiction

It can be an ugly business, being proved right. I was forcibly reminded of this about three weeks ago, a week in which two things happened of note in my journey through the world of SF publishing. (By which I … Continue reading

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SF Publishing in 2019: short fiction and the Nebula Awards

When an empire dominates the world…its decline and fall is inescapable. Yet you should take care when poking around the ashes of fallen greatness. Be respectful. For they retain an indestructible seed from which, one day, they may rise again. … Continue reading

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Author Earnings: an SF author’s perspective

What do authors really earn? Author incomes have been in the news a lot recently. Look in one direction and you see a fresh influx of new full-time authors piling into a booming publishing industry in which pay rates for … Continue reading

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SF Publishing in 2018: The latest industry stats from Data Guy

This is part of a series of posts about recent developments in English language science fiction publishing in the US and UK that have caught my eye. Data Guy, with the support of Hugh Howey setting him up at authorearnings.com … Continue reading

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SF Publishing in 2018: The new writers of science fiction

This is part of a series of posts about recent developments in English language science fiction publishing in the US and UK that have caught my eye. For an aspect of life that, let’s face it, is inescapable, growing old … Continue reading

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