Tim C. Taylor
Latest release: Aug21 2020
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- On Theme in Science Fiction
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- So how do you judge a short story anyway?
- SF Publishing in 2019: more developments in short fiction
- SF Publishing in 2019: short fiction and the Nebula Awards
- Author Earnings: an SF author’s perspective
- SF Publishing in 2018: The latest industry stats from Data Guy
- SF Publishing in 2018: The new writers of science fiction
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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
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
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
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
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