Category: Writing

Pre-Order The Shadow of War by TSJ!

Pre-Order The Shadow of War by TSJ!

The Shadow of War is now for sale online.  My newest technological thriller is due for release in the Fall, from Fitzhenry & Whiteside.  Read more below …

TSJ Talks Inspirations for The War Beneath

TSJ Talks Inspirations for The War Beneath

When I was a teenager, I read a lot of 1950s Science Fiction. It was the tail end of the “Golden Age of Science Fiction.” Asimov, Pohl, Heinlein, del Rey and more. I fell in love with the genre because of those books. They sparked my imagination and took me to fascinating locations in futuristic settings. The stakes were always huge. It’s those books that really taught me how important YA Science Fiction is. Readers get hooked on the genre early; it’s what happened to me.

My First Book Signing in Ages

My First Book Signing in Ages

On Sunday, I made the long voyage to Indigo/Chapters London North in London, Ontario for a book signing to promote my newest books, Fatal Depth and An Island of Light.  I say this tongue in cheek, because the store is in the same city in which I live:  London, Ontario.  Usually I’m driving hours to a signing … this time, it was only twenty minutes.  It was heaven.

Author Copies!

An Island of Light Author Copies Have Arrived!

Greetings!  This week, one of the great events of this author’s career occurred.  It doesn’t happen often for most novelists.  All the months and years …

TSJ at Fifty-One

TSJ at Fifty-One

I celebrated my birthday this year with family and friends at one of the best restaurants in London, Michael’s on the Thames. Following this, we watched James Bond in No Time to Die. Dinner was amazing and Bond was incredible. No spoilers here, but know that it was Daniel Craig’s best Bond. It was emotional, powerful, and the story was gripping. (Post continues below.)

A Whirlwind Signing Tour

A Whirlwind Signing Tour

I haven’t been able to do in-person signings due to Covid restrictions in Ontario, but we’ve now moved into reopening retail, and recently I was able to visit some stores and sign copies of my brand new Sci-Fi / TechnoThriller Fatal Depth, just out from Fitzhenry & Whiteside, Ltd.

THE SAVAGE DEEPS by TSJ Wins 2020 CYGNUS Award

The Savage Deeps by TSJ wins 2020 CYGNUS Award

Last Saturday evening, I watched via Zoom as The Savage Deeps achieved First in Category in the 2020 CYGNUS Awards.  I want to express my gratitude to the judges, organizers, my readers, fans, family, and friends.

The Savage Deeps Shortlisted for the 2020 CYGNUS Sci-Fi Award! Book 3 Coming Soon!

The Savage Deeps Shortlisted for the 2020 CYGNUS Award!  BOOK 3 COMING SOON!

The Savage Deeps has made the shortlist for the 2020 CYGNUS Science Fiction Award