Audiobook Review: THE NIGHT PARADE by Ronald Malfi (Narr. Tom Taylorson)

night-parade

Ronald Malfi is one of the best. My original thought after finishing this book is that Malfi is one of the best horror authors out there, partly because of how he is able to creatively expand the limits of horror, but really, “horror” doesn’t feel like an adequate qualifier for his work. I feel others […]

Making Reading Fun Again

img_0162

It’s been twenty two years since a friend handed me his copy of Dragons of Autumn Twilight–twenty two years since I fell in love with Fantasy books and a more adult form of reading appreciation. It’s been ten years since another friend handed me Ender’s Game, and showed me his book shelf full of Dune […]

October is for #Scifi – Free and $0.99 deals

Scavenger-Evolution final front

After writing a post-apocalyptic fantasy set in Iowa, my next book is riding the wave of fun scifi. I don’t know if I had too much time spent in the caves outside of Denver in my Scavenger books, then in the Abyss of Godsknife, but I’ve needed a breather. My Scavenger: Evolution book is part […]

J.L. Doty on Lasers, FTL travel, and The Thirteenth Man

13th-man

Welcome to timothycward.com, J.L. Doty, author of the new novel, The Thirteenth Man, from Impulse, a division of Harper Voyager. Spanning the galaxy, The Thirteenth Man (E-ISBN: 9780062562081, on sale 08/23/2016, $3.99; ISBN: 9780062562104, $7.99) blends the best traditions of space opera and military sci-fi into a non-stop adventure that’s as much Patrick O’Brien as […]

Best Spell and Magic System with Leanna Renee Hieber #ReaderOlympics

leanna

Our Reader Olympics continues with a couple quick entries from Leanna Renee Hieber discussing her favorite spell and magic system. To read previous entries, check out our first part of David D. Levine and Randy Henderson. Actress, playwright and author Leanna Renee Hieber is the award-winning, bestselling author of Gothic Victorian Fantasy novels for adults […]

Video unboxing of new Justin R. Macumber books #Fragile

haywire_large

I’ve been a fan of Justin R. Macumber from the early days of my resurrected writing efforts like nine years ago. His podcast, Dead Robots’ Society was a weekly inspiration for me. I enjoyed hearing Justin and his crew discuss the challenges of being an aspiring author, while also providing crucial advice on how to […]

Audiobook Review: THE ANDROID’S DREAM by John Scalzi (Narr. Wil Wheaton)

The Android’s Dream Written by: John Scalzi Narrated by: Wil Wheaton Length: 10 hrs and 34 mins Unabridged Audiobook Release Date:12-07-10 Publisher: Audible Studios I came into John Scalzi’s The Android’s Dream hoping to find a strong read and I was impressed beyond my expectations. Wil Wheaton adds his touch to smart scifi that has […]