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About Timothy C. Ward (29 Articles)
Timothy C. Ward grew up on DragonLance, Stephen King, and Dune. Read how he blends these influences in his serialized epic, Scavenger: Evolution, where sand divers uncover death and evolution within America's buried fortresses. His books are available in ebook and signed paperback at

BOOK REVIEW: Pennsylvania by Michael Bunker

October 27, 2014 // 2 Comments

REVIEW SUMMARY: A refreshing new voice in science fiction. MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: A young Amish man leaves home to help colonize a distant planet, finds love and war and [...]

BOOK REVIEW: Dust by Hugh Howey

October 20, 2014 // 2 Comments

REVIEW SUMMARY: Satisfying conclusion to a remarkable science fiction series MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: The end to a post-apocalyptic epic where people have survived [...]

BOOK REVIEW: The Echo by James Smythe

January 30, 2014 // 6 Comments

REVIEW SUMMARY: Goes deeper into the mystery and emotions of this dark space epic. MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: The sequel to The Explorer charts the second expedition to [...]

BOOK REVIEW: Below Zero by Ben Tripp

December 19, 2013 // 0 Comments

REVIEW SUMMARY: Wraps up an innovative zombie-apocalypse duology. MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: The zombie apocalypse has turned into a wild west where children are used for [...]

An Audio Interview with Michael A. Stackpole

November 12, 2013 // 1 Comment

Today, Timothy C. Ward interviews Michael A. Stackpole about his new online course, Introduction to Writing: Science Fiction and Fantasy, which is still open to enrollment. [...]

BOOK REVIEW: Still Life by Michael Montoure

August 5, 2013 // 0 Comments

REVIEW SUMMARY: Strong debut novel from a top-tier indie author. MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: Former rock guitarist flees death to become a vampire and finds something much [...]

BOOK REVIEW: Fiend by Peter Stenson

July 25, 2013 // 2 Comments

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 [...]

BOOK REVIEW: vN by Madeline Ashby

June 20, 2013 // 0 Comments

REVIEW SUMMARY: vN is the book you would hope for in a story about an A.I. robot who overcomes her failsafe and struggles not to kill humans. MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: vN is [...]

BOOK REVIEW: 14 by Peter Clines

June 10, 2013 // 0 Comments

REVIEW SUMMARY: A mystery that starts out interesting enough to compare to Lost, but loses interest in the middle and falls too far outside of reality in the end. (Not that [...]
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