Tim McDaniel

Ivy Covered, fiction, December 1, 2010

Personal Histories, fiction, March 1, 2011


Birthdate? October 5, 1960

When did you start writing? For many years -- but I decided to get serious about it upon my return from 10 years in Thailand, in 1998.

When and what and where did you first get published? The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, June, 2000.

Why do you write? It's fun!

Why do you write Science Fiction and/or Fantasy? It's what I enjoy reading most, and they allow me freedom to tell any story I would like to tell.

Who is your favorite author? Your favorite story?
  Favorite authors? That's hard! Right now, I guess it's Jack Vance, Theodore Sturgeon. Favorite story? You're kidding, right?

What are you trying to say with your fiction? It depends on the story -- often, I'm just saying, "Isn't this fun? Isn't this an amusing way to think of---?"

Do you blog? Where? Nope, and nowhere.

If you could write your own epitaph, what would it say? Thankfully, that probably won't fall to me.