Category: Writing

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

TSJ Featured in The Big Thrill Magazine

TSJ Featured in THE BIG THRILL

The magazine devoted to writers of thrillers, The Big Thrill, featured The Savage Deeps and yours truly back in January.  In case you missed it, here is the article, written by David Healey.  Enjoy! 

“While the futuristic vision of the resources-challenged world is one thing, the action and adventure is another. Fans of submarine movies and fiction will enjoy the highly atmospheric tension and sheer claustrophobia of operating at great depths in what are essentially ocean-going spaceships.”

CTV News Article on Timothy S. Johnston

CTV News Article on Timothy S. Johnston

Last week, CTV News ran an article about me and my love for the Science Fiction, Horror, Mystery, Thriller, and Suspense genres and how they inspire me to write.

Horror/Sci-Fi/Suspense Influences on TSJ Before the Age of Ten

Horror/Sci-Fi/Suspense Influences on TSJ Before the Age of Ten

I recently published a blog piece celebrating my fiftieth year on the planet. In the article, I wrote about the books I read as a child under the age of ten. The intention was twofold: to inform people about the books that inspired a young boy to take on the monumental goal of writing science fiction thrillers (a task which took decades to achieve), and to implore parents to always buy books for their children.

New TSJ Story in The Quarantine Review

New TSJ Story in The Quarantine Review!

The Quarantine Review, Issue 5 by [Sheeza Sarfraz, J.J. Dupuis]

Cover art by Jay Soule

Out now!

“The fifth issue of a digital journal created to alleviate the malaise of social distancing with exceptional writing and artwork.”

This is the fifth edition of The Quarantine Review, out 3 November, 2020.

Newspaper Article on TSJ and THE SAVAGE DEEPS

Newspaper Article on TSJ

There was a wonderful article on my writing and books yesterday in The London Free Press.  The topics focused on my writing philosophy, mission, inspirations, and important themes in my new series The Rise of Oceania:  resource exploitation, climate change, and the legacy our fathers leave for us, for good or for bad.  I hope you enjoy the article (link below).  Thanks to entertainment reporter Joe Belanger.

TSJ and the “Covid Cut”

The “Covid Cut”

I’ve been quarantining with my family since March 13.  I’ve barely gone out as we all wait for The Pause to end.  I’ve been focusing on writing another book in The Rise of Oceania, along with watching a hell of a lot of news.  I have a lot to say about what we’re living through, but will put my thoughts in a future article. ***