Author Archives: timothyc

Scavenger Free Monday thru Wednesday

*The free deal is over, but my Hugh Howey fanfic novelette, Scavenger, is still only $.99 on Kindle. *Other good news: I’m nearly done with Scavenger 2: Blue Dawn, and am setting up an editor and cover designer to get … Continue reading

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Early Reviews for Scavenger and Writing Update

I’m a little in shock right now from one review in particular. Nick Cole, author of The Old Man and the Wasteland and the upcoming Soda Pop Soldier just gave my novelette, Scavenger, 5 Stars: “Ward crafts a thrilling tale … Continue reading

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New Fiction by Timothy C. Ward – Scavenger: A Sand Diver Tale

Hey, that’s my name up there. It is hard to imagine that the past six years of fully focused writing has only netted me two published stories, but I am glad to have waited until I had something I’m proud … Continue reading

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Where to Find Timothy C. Ward

I took over as Executive Producer at one of my favorite podcasts, Adventures in Scifi Publishing, back in June. Instead of trying to do that and keep posting here, I’m just going to be over there. We have around three … Continue reading

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AISFP Book Review: ODD MEN OUT by Matt Betts

Odd Men Out by Matt Betts My rating: 4 of 5 stars Review Excerpt: These characters’ journeys from outcast to hero set in a creatively-built playground made Odd Men Out an enjoyable read and Matt Betts an author to follow. … Continue reading

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Coffin Hop Tour at Adventures in SciFi Publishing and its Box of Books

It’s Coffin Hop Web Tour time again, from now through the 31st. This is the only blog tour I do annually, partly because I have been to these blogs each year for three years now, but also because it’s fun … Continue reading

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Another Draft Done: Where to Submit

I finished editing Kaimerus yesterday. This was something like draft 6. Over four years, I’ve rewritten it twice, and this last pass through was a polish after the last rewrite. My plan going forward is turning it in to my … Continue reading

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Book Review: READY PLAYER ONE by Ernist Cline

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline My rating: 4 of 5 stars Took a friend’s advice to make this my Audible pick this month because of Wil Wheaton’s narration and am very happy with the outcome. Even though I am … Continue reading

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Early Reviews for “Cornhusker: Demon Gene”

My first short story, “Cornhusker: Demon Gene,” was accepted into a future anthology, but I self published it in May. I have written a handful of short stories over the years, but this one is my favorite, so far. That said, … Continue reading

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Book Review: FIEND by Peter Stenson

REVIEW SUMMARY: The zombie apocalypse has never been more engrossing, heart-wrenching, or personal. I rooted for this hero with held breath. MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: A pair of drug addicts open their window to a zombie apocalypse, run for their … Continue reading

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