saving daylight

Clock change – it’s the bad one!

Ultimate daylight saving time: bears have the right idea about maximising their sunlight time by hibernating through the dark winter months and staying awake for the sunshine! The rest of us are being duped…

New Tales from the Time Travelers Resort

Review: Traveler’s HOT L Vol. 2 (CR Downing)

Traveler’s HOT L Volume 2 has a solid time travel mechanism (complete with a full description) and short stories of its application and consequences when things go wrong. It’s brilliantly written too!

Guest post: Time Dilation as a Trope

Despite the recent explosion of time travel stories, time dilation remains an untapped treasure trove. In this guest post from Roy Huff we learn something about time dilation as a trope.

Memoirs of a Time Traveler

Review: Memoirs of a Time Traveler (Doug Molitor)

“Memoirs of a Time Traveler” by Doug Molitor is a novel of 3 halves. I love the writing style and the humour, and the time travel aspect is well thought out!

Alarm clock - digits hand limply as they loose control of time

Time’s up for my alarm clock!

My alarm clock has marked the passage of time for me but its time is finally up. Alarm bells have been ringing and alerting me of its imminent demise with limp hands, no glow and yes – a dead alarm feature. Farewell, my ex-trusty alarm clock. May you snooze in peace…

Arrival to The Story of Your Life

Arrival to The Story of Your Life

Watching Arrival reminded me of The Story of Your Life (Ted Chiang) which I read whilst Arrival was being made. Then I read it again. There’s something a little circular going on…

Patterns on Pages: Secrets of the Sequenced Symbols by CR Downing

Review: Patterns on Pages (CR Downing)

Patterns on Pages: Secrets of the Sequenced Symbols is a beautifully written full length novel following in the HOT L series by CR Downing with time travel integrated throughout.

A Single Life

A Single Life (a short time travel animation)

“A Single Life” is a short animation where time is bi-directional on a single time-line. “You might think your life is never ending” – but only for as long as the duration of your life.

Piercing the Elastic Limit by Howard Loring

Review: Piercing the Elastic Limit: An Epic Fable (Howard Loring)

Piercing the Elastic Limit: An Epic Fable (Howard Loring) is effectively a series of stories with a common thread and some common characters running through them. This novel is loaded with ideas to get the time travel enthusiast thinking!

Time Split Briggs written by Patricia Smith and reviewed by Paul Wandason

Review: Time Split – Briggs (Patricia Smith)

Patricia’s powerful writing in “Time Split – Briggs” brings us multiple time lines thanks to a time machine / teleporter backed up with experimental development from the first novel (“Time Split”). Be prepared for some blood and gore with the evil Briggs!

"Lost Time" and "Dead Time" by DL Orton.

Review: Lost Time and Dead Time (D. L. Orton)

“Dead Time” and “Lost Time” are different flavours to the dish that is served in Book 1, “Crossing in Time”. Beautifully written with parallel worlds, time travel and Deb’s usual dose of good quality humour!

Karen Michelle Nutt 's time travel novel

Review: Two Worlds Collided (Karen Michelle Nutt)

“Two Worlds Collided” by Karen Michelle Nutt probably doesn’t set out to be a time travel novel in itself, but rather a quirky romance novel with time travel added to make it interesting!

The Grandfather Paradox - a time travel story by Steven Burgauer

Review: The Grandfather Paradox: A Time Travel Story (Steven Burgauer)

I was heavily impressed – and disappointed – with “The Grandfather Paradox” by Steven Burgauer. It has the makings of an absolutely cracking scifi novel, but somehow loses itself along the way.

Author interview with Scott Eric Barrett

Author Interview: Scott Eric Barrett (The Guttersnipes)

Scott Eric Barrett has published more than fifty articles for various newspapers, history magazines, and educational publications -and the author of time travel novel “The Guttersnipes”. how did he manage it?

Thanksgiving Eve by Jay Brandon

Review: Thanksgiving Eve by Jay Brandon

Thanksgiving Eve fails as a time travel novel but other aspects of this novel make it a compelling tale of how a father tries to improve relations with his family.

The Guttersnipes by Scott Eric Barrett

Review: The Guttersnipes by Scott Eric Barrett

The Guttersnipes by Scott Eric Barrett is a fun and fast-paced read which has a time travel component that involves a biological and technological component.