Media — Timothy S. Johnston

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Timothy S. Johnston’s interview at 106.9 The X FM about writing Science Fiction, Horror, and Thrillers.  Published online 15 August 2017 at 106.9 The X.

 

Timothy S. Johnston signs Book Deal with ChiZine Publications.  Published 16 November 2017 at Westwood Creative Artists.

 

THE VOID by TSJ — shortlisted for the 2016 CYGNUS Awards.  Published 22 June by Chanticleer Book Reviews. 

 

THE FREEZER by TSJ wins the 2016 Science Fiction EPIC Award!  Published April 2016 by the Electronic Publishing Industry Coalition. 

 

THE FURNACE by TSJ Wins FIRST PLACE in the 2015 CYGNUS Awards in the “Science Fiction Thriller” Category!  Published 6 March 2016 by Chanticleer Book Reviews.

 

THE FURNACE, THE FREEZER and THE VOID by TSJ — WINNER of the 2015 CLUE Award for Thriller / Suspense Novel in the “Blended Genre” Category!  Published 15 March 2016 by Chanticleer Book Reviews.

 

THE FURNACE, THE FREEZER and THE VOID by TSJ — finalists in the CLUE Awards 2015 for Thriller / Suspense Novels.  Published 3 March 2016 by Chanticleer Book Reviews.

 

THE FREEZER and THE VOID by TSJ — finalists in the 2016 EPIC eBook Awards.  Published 6 January 2016 by EPIC, The Electronic Publishing Industry Coalition.

 

THE FURNACE and THE FREEZER by TSJ — shortlisted for the 2015 CYGNUS Awards.  Published 27 October 2015 by Chanticleer Book Reviews.

 

THE QWILLERY’s book reviewer says THE VOID by TSJ is his favorite Science Fiction book of 2015!  Thanks!  Published 2 Jan 2016 by The Qwillery.

 

TSJ Remembers James Horner.  James Horner’s impact on Science Fiction and movie soundtracks.  Published 25 June 2015 at TSJ’s Facebook page.

 

TSJ Remembers Wes Craven.  TSJ remembers horror director Wes Craven.  RIP.  Published 5 September 2015 on TSJ’s Facebook Page.

 

On Rowdy Roddy Piper.  TSJ remembers Roddy Piper.  RIP.  Published 2 August 2015 on TSJ’s Facebook page.

 

TSJ’s THE VOID mentioned in the London Free Press.  “Acclaimed London Writer.”  Published at The London Free Press 15 June 2015.

 

Interview with Timothy S. Johnston on writing THE VOID.  Published at Booklover Book Reviews 28 March 2015.

 

THE VOID and the Classic Murder Mystery.  Guest blog at Edi’s Book Lighthouse.  Published 29 March 2015.

 

THE VOID:  A Classic Murder Mystery in Outer Space.  Guest blog at The Qwillery.  Published 30 March 2015.

 

Article on TSJ’s quest for authenticity with THE VOID and the research conducted at the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry at Western University.  Published by Western News 26 March 2015.

 

Inspector Kyle Tanner’s Motivations in THE VOID.  Published at SF writer Angela Highland’s Official Website, 20 March 2015.

 

A Q&A with Timothy S. Johnston on writing THE VOID.  Why set the thriller out in deep space?  Why research at the morgue and the anatomy lab?  Published at the Official TSJ Site 1 March 2015.

 

On Leonard Nimoy.  TSJ remembers Mr. Nimoy.  RIP.  Published 28 February 2015 on TSJ’s Facebook Page.

 

“Decoding THE IMITATION GAME: Fact and Fiction in the Film and Alan Turing’s Place in the SF Genre.”  Timothy S. Johnston’s essay on historical accuracy in the film.  Published at CONTACT — INFINITE FUTURES 18 February 2015.

 

Our Favorite Science Fiction Movies.”  Interview with five SF authors discussing their favorite Science Fiction films.  Published at CONTACT — INFINITE FUTURES 29 January 2015.

 

“Writer Timothy S. Johnston takes a trip back in time to review EDGE OF TOMORROW.”  Published at CONTACT — INFINITE FUTURES 3 October 2014.

 

“Teacher/Author Releases New Novel.”  Spotlight on TSJ.  Published 26 August, 2014 at the Thames Valley District School Board official website.

 

“The Path to The Freezer:  How Far Would You Go to Avenge Someone You Loved?”  An essay on what inspired TSJ to write The Freezer.  Published at Carina Press 26 August, 2014.

 

An interview with TSJ on writing The Freezer.  Published 25 August, 2014 at The Qwillery.

 

“It’s Murder … in Space.”  An essay by Timothy S. Johnston on The Freezer, Europa, and the most dangerous life-form in the solar system.  Published at Contact — Infinite Futures 25 August, 2014.

 

An excerpt of The Freezer at Criminal Element.  23 August, 2014.

 

A Q&A with Timothy S. Johnston on writing The Freezer.  Why set the thriller on a frozen moon?  What is his philosophy on writing SF thrillers?  What did he learn from The Furnace?  Published at the Official TSJ Site.

 

In The London Free Press, an article titled “The Write Stuff” about TSJ’s journey to get The Furnace published.  Article written by LFP staff writer Joe Belanger.  17 March, 2014.

 

An essay by Timothy S. Johnston titled “Self-Esteem and Science Fiction” at SF author John Scalzi’s website for The Big Idea.  Published 23 December, 2013.  How does an innate (low) self-esteem contibute to a passion for the Imposter theme in SF?

 

An interview with Timothy S. Johnston on writing and The Furnace.  Published at The Qwillery 23 December, 2013.

 

Blog post at Carina Press“The Path to The Furnace by Timothy S. Johnston.”  Published 24 December, 2013.

 

Timothy S. Johnston on writing and teaching; features The Furnace.  Published at the TVDSB 20 December, 2013.

 

In The London Free Press on 2 Dec 2013,  The Furnace by Timothy S. Johnston was mentioned as an upcoming release in the month of December, 2013.

 

The Furnace (2013) by Timothy S. Johnston on the iBooks SF & Fantasy chart on 12 November 2013 (screencap.)

 

On 12 November, 2013, The Furnace by Timothy S. Johnston (Carina Press, 2013) debuted on the iBooks SF & Fantasy Top Sales chart and reached #12.

 

TrekWeb Story:  Timothy S. Johnston Announces Publication Date of THE FURNACE (14 August 2013)

 

TrekWeb Story:  Timothy S. Johnston Reviews STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS for TrekWeb.com (18 May 2013)

 

Quill & Quire announces the Carina Press deal for THE FURNACE (2013), THE FREEZER (2013), and THE VOID (2014)

 

TrekWeb Story:  Timothy S. Johnston Announces New Thriller in 2013

Release picked up by TrekWeb.com 4 Nov. 2012

 

TrekWeb Article:  Timothy S. Johnston Looks Back at STAR TREK (2009)

Writer Timothy S. Johnston examines how JJ Abrams, Alex Kurtzman, and Bob Orci successfully rebooted the popular SF franchise.  Published by TrekWeb.com 14 Feb. 2012

 

A Q&A with Timothy S. Johnston about THE FURNACE.  What inspired him to write a murder mystery in space?  What books and movies did he watch growing up?  Who are his favorite writers?  And what horror novel did he read at the age of 13 that terrified and inspired him?

 

THE FURNACE by Timothy S. Johnston, the iBookstore #1 Featured Mystery & Thriller on 14 Feb. 2012, SCREENCAP

On 14 Feb. 2012, THE FURNACE hit the #1 Featured Mystery & Thriller position at the iBookstore.

 

THE FURNACE by Timothy S. Johnston, the iBookstore #1 Featured Sci-Fi & Fantasy on 11 Feb. 2012, SCREENCAP

On 11 Feb. 2012, THE FURNACE hit the #1 Featured Sci-Fi & Fantasy position at the iBookstore.

 

THE FURNACE by Timothy S. Johnston, sales graph courtesy of bookchart.info, SCREENCAP

The graph shows the progress of THE FURNACE on the Mystery & Thrillers chart in 2012.  Bookchart.info tracks book sales at the iBookstore.  THE FURNACE was on the top sales chart for 85 days.

 

THE FURNACE by Timothy S. Johnston, sales ranking on 10 Feb. 2012, courtesy of bookchart.info, SCREENCAP

The Mystery & Thriller sales chart at the iBookstore, provided by bookchart.info.