Category Archives: AudioTim

My podcast to interview great authors and publishers on what makes great fiction.

AudioTim 48: New Authors Fellowship April Writing Update

I’m mixing things up a little from my normal schedule on AudioTim. First, I’ve donated the last three panels from Chicon 7 to Adventures in SciFi Publishing. “Disaster Response in Science Fiction” will post shortly. I’m giving them more shows than those three, so I’m not sure when the next episode will hit this feed. […]

AudioTim 47: Hard-boiled Detective Novel, HOT SINATRA, by Axel Howerton

Welcome to my interview with Axel Howerton and editor, Lane Diamond of Evolved Publishing. Axel’s debut novel, Hot Sinatra, was a captivating detective story that reminded me of my love of the romance and humor in the TV show, Castle. Axel and his team at Evolved Publishing deserve a lot of credit. Axel is giving […]

AudioTim 46: Chicon 7 Panel “Quantum Physics Meets Magical Realism”

Welcome to a recording of the World Science Fiction Convention, Chicon 7, panel, “Quantum Physics Meets Magical Realism:“ The way in which Quantum Physics describes the universe seems more and more to enter the realm of the fantastic. Where does reality end and fantasy begin? Tim Stoffel, Mr. Magic Realism/Bruce Taylor, Catherynne Valente Previous Episodes: […]

AudioTim 45: Supernatural Horror and Zombie Author, Mark Tufo

Welcome to the latest edition of AudioTim, where I get to ask self-published success story, Mark Tufo about his stories and writing career. I will be giving away his latest novel, Callis Rose. All you have to do to enter is share some love on Twitter or Facebook, including my handle @timothycward, or tagging me […]

AudioTim 44: Chicon 7 Panel “Conquering Writer’s Block”

Welcome to another recording from World Science Fiction Convention #70, Chicon 7: “Conquering Writer’s Block.” Has your story fizzled out or hit a wall before completion? There are common reasons for this, and common solutions which work for most writers. Pros discuss their tips and tricks for getting a story back on track. Russell Davis, […]

AudioTim 43: Tom King, Author of Superhero Novel A ONCE CROWDED SKY

Our guest this week, Tom King, a former CIA Counterterrorism operations officer, discusses life fighting on the front lines post 9/11, and his life now as a husband, father, and full-time author. We discuss the strong themes in his novel A ONCE CROWDED SKY about war, avoiding a world full of violence, and the pull […]

AudioTim 42: Chicon 7 Panel “Write What You Don’t Know”

My first panel recorded from World Science Fiction Convention #70, Chicon 7, is, “Write What You Don’t Know.” Stay connected for future podcasts on the AudioTim page, or subscribe via iTunes, RSS, or Stitcher Radio. In two weeks, Tom King, author of A ONCE CROWDED SKY, will be my guest, and in four weeks, I’ll […]

Why AudioTim is Back

I announced the conclusion of Season One back in July as a way for me to step back and evaluate how I was going to podcast in the future. A few things that I felt I did wrong were: The name of the show doesn’t reflect it’s genre fiction content The lack of growth in […]

AudioTim 41: Ramez Naam, author of SF Thriller, NEXUS

It’s good to be back. Two qualifications for guests in Season Two of audioTim: I enjoy their book and am excited about the conversation. Both were true of Ramez Naam and his debut fiction novel, Nexus, to be released December 18th from Angry Robot Books. I’m editing my Science Fiction novel, and loved Ramez’s book […]