AISFP Podcast 266 – Max Gladstone, FULL FATHOM FIVE

Timothy C. Ward, author of the novelette, “Scavenger,” joins Assistant Editor, Carl Engle-Laird, to interview Max Gladstone about his newest novel, Full Fathom Five: Craft Sequence #3. On Sale, Tuesday, July 15, Full Fathom Five by Max Gladstone “Gladstone continues to trump his already considerable accomplishments in this tightly paced fantasy legal thriller.” —Publishers […]

Graphic Novel Review: THROUGH THE WOODS by Emily Carroll

Through the Woods, stories by Emily Carroll (Out July 15th from Simon & Schuster / Margaret K. McElderry Books). Graphic novels (in this case a collection of short fairy tale type stories) are not my normal kind of reading, but if they prove as effective and economical in their terror as Through the Woods, I […]

AISFP Podcast 265 – Michael R. Underwood, SHIELD AND CROCUS

Timothy C. Ward, author of the authorized Sand fanfic, “Scavenger,” interviewed Michael R. Underwood about his Superhero Epic Fantasy novel from 47North, Shield and Crocus. Michael shares about how Shield and Crocus is different than his Geekomancy Urban Fantasy novels, how he’s grown as a writer, and the latest news on Lee Harris’s new job at […]

$.99 eBook Deals w/Mark Tufo, Michael Bunker and more

There are two authors with short term deals I’m compelled to share with you. Zombie Fallout 2: A Plague Upon Your Family by Mark Tufo I lose track of all the books this talented writer publishes, but I hear Zombie Fallout 8 is coming out soon. Of all the zombie fiction I’ve read, the main […]

Interview with Craig Cormick about THE SHADOW MASTER

The Shadow Master by Craig Cormick (Angry Robot Books) In a land riven with plague, inside the infamous Walled City, two families vie for control: the Medicis with their genius inventor Leonardo; the Lorraines with Galileo, the most brilliant alchemist of his generation. And when two star-crossed lovers, one from either house, threaten the status […]

Book Review: THE GIRL WITH ALL THE GIFTS by M.R. Carey

The Girl with all the Gifts by M.R. Carey Book Description: The Girl With All the Gifts is a groundbreaking thriller, emotionally charged and gripping from beginning to end. Every morning, Melanie waits in her cell to be collected for class. When they come for her, Sergeant keeps his gun pointing at her while two […]

Ebook Deals Under $2 w/ Howey, JJ Adams, Bunker, Cawdron, Hough, & Cole

Hey folks. Too many books by my friends are on sale to not put together a quick post. They won’t last long though, some are only for today. Legendarium by Kevin G. Summers and Michael Bunker (Kindle – $.99) In every generation, certain writers are chosen to be protectors of The Legendarium, a metaphysical library […]

Book Review: DEFENDERS by Will McIntosh

Will McIntosh’s Defenders is unlike any alien invasion book I’ve read. It starts off with introductions to characters you immediately care for, revealing the strangeness and borderline horror of the world they live in. The Luyten are an alien species that has already almost won the war, combining their ability to read human minds with […]


Timothy C. Ward, author of Scavenger, and Sarah Chorn, reviewer at Bookworm Blues, interviewed Hugo Award Winner, Will McIntosh about his career, full-time writing, and his latest novels Defenders and Love Minus Eighty. GIVEAWAY Orbit Books is offering one copy of Defenders to an AISFP Newsletter Subscriber (US and Canada only). Subscribe by Monday June […]

New Release: Scavenger: Red Sands (Scavenger #1) by Timothy C. Ward

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 of. Scavenger: Red Sands (Scavenger #1) is my Hugh Howey fanfic set in his Sand […]