About Taylor’s Writing

Taylor’s Writing:

Thomas D. Taylor has published both fiction and non-fiction and serves as a writer on the Midnight In Chicago blog.

List of Publications

Novels:

Autlantia (104,000 words) Available in paperback here.

Geo-213: The Lost Expedition (108,000 words) Available in paperback here.

Novellas:

Evil Creeps In: A Tale of Exorcism (56,000 words) Available in paperback here.

Anthologies:

Life Is A Journey: Twenty Coming-Of-Age Stories (71,000 words) Available in paperback here.

Contains twenty short stories:

The Rat
The Hand
Fields
The Wisconsin Fly Swatter Massacre
Thurmond
Coming of Age
Camping Out
My Boyhood Rafting Days
The Whole Gang
Hot Summer Nights in the City
The Forgotten One
A Grasshopper Cerebrates Humanity (previously published in Towers)
The Afflation
I Don’t Need This Right Now
University Nights
The Coin Toss
Summertime in Lincoln Park
The Interview (award winning, previously published in Towers)
Killing Remembrances
A Minnesota Saturday


Geo-213: The Lost Stories  (50,000 words) Available in paperback here.

Contains four short stories:

Mapping Expedition 116894
Chaos In Control
The Obelisk on Track 133
Smugglers in the Mines

Deadly Duo: Two Stories of Death and Murder (76,000 words) Available in paperback here.

Contains the novella:

Last Stop

Contains the short story:

How Stanley Yablonowitz Committed Suicide

Gruesome Triad: Three Stories of the Macabre (51,000 words) Available in paperback here.

Contains three short stories:

The Plague
Matters of Faith
The Sand Phantom

Grim Quatrain: Four Tales of Terror (57,500 words) Available in paperback here.

Contains four short stories:

From Beneath
The April Fool
The Mailman
The Ragtime Blues

Ghostly Quintet: Five Tales of Ghosts, Apparitions, and the Beyond (115,000 words) Available in paperback here.

Contains five short stories:

Skeleton Key
Necropolis
The White Nurse
The Culling of the Damned
Little Green Men

Sinister Sextet: Six Supernatural Stories (115,500 words) Available in paperback here.

Contains six short stories:

Sores
The Nightmare People
Chicken
No Crocodile Tears Permitted
Zombie Cows From Hell
The Snow Ghost

Spectral Septet: Seven Spine-Chilling Compositions”  (112,000 words) available in paperback here.

Contains six short stories:

The Cobalt Experiments
Culling the Animals
Grimtown
The Thing In The Closet
Alien Invasion
Save the Cats

And one poem:

The Last Days

Hemlock: The Collected Mysteries Volume I (167,500 words) Available in paperback here.

Contains six short stories:

The Culling of the Damned (previously published in Ghostly Quintet)
They Say Heaven Is Paved With Gold (previously published in Amazing Adventures)
Cold Water (previously published on this blog.)
No Crocodile Tears Permitted (previously published in Sinister Sextet)
The Loop in the Underground
Death Screams Eternal

Uncollected Short Stories:

 

 

Previously Uncollected Short Stories:

A Grasshopper Cerebrates Humanity (published in Towers. Now published in Life Is A Journey.)
The Interview (published in Towers. Now published in Life Is A Journey. )
They Say Heaven Is Paved With Gold (published in Amazing Adventures)
Cold Water (published on this blog.)

Nonfiction:

Autistic Authors, and Autistics and Autism in Literature (36,000 words) Available in paperback here.

Autism’s Politics and Political Factions (82,000 words) Available in paperback here.

Idle No More: A White Man Speaks (35,500 words) Available in paperback here.

Republished Blog Articles:

On Writing:

The Truth Will Set Us Free??? republished in The Online Business Presence News and The Acres: For Writers Only

About the Idle No More Movement (all appeared on the Elyse Bruce blog):

Idle No More: A White Man Speaks republished in The First Perspective
Idle No More: A White Man Speaks II
About Chief Spence and Prime Minister Harper: A White Man Speaks
Idle No More: Don’t Take Any Wooden Nickels
Idle No More: What This White Man Thinks Indians Deserve republished in The #Idle More Daily and Scoop It
Idle No More: This White Man Wants Answers republished in Ilpo Observations
Trolling Idle No More: A White Man Speaks republished in Scoop It
Idle No More: a White Man Prays
Idle No More: Indigenous Children Are Not Lab Rats republished in  #IdleNoMore Daily.

About other issues:

Stop Bullying of Autistics Now! republished in Aspergers Daily News, Aunesty Janssen’s Autism News, Autism Today, and Exceptional Intellectual Ability

Audio Podcasts (Co-writer) (Available here, and here):

AS and ASD Web Resources and Forum Communities
Autism and Bullying (Part One)
Autism and Bullying (Part Two)
Autism and the Media
Autism and Vaccines (Part One)
Autism and Vaccines (Part Two)
Autism, Asperger Syndrome and Autism Spectrum Disorders
Autism In The UK
Autism On the Homefront: Parenting Autistics
The Devil’s In The Diagnosis: Seeking Answers (Part One)
The Devil’s In The Diagnosis: Seeking Answers (Part Two)
FYI News Bulletin for December 2008
Myasthenia Gravis and Thymectomies
Special Feature Interview with Lewis Schofield
Special Feature Interview with Douglas Giesel and An Update Interview with Lewis Schofield
Transitioning Autistics Back To School
Welcome to the Midnight In Chicago International Initiative
Why Is There Autism: A Christian Perspective

On the Midnight In Chicago blog (List is not all-inclusive) :

ADVOCACY

Advocates Under the Magnifying Glass
Thomas’s Ten Rules for Letter Writing in Advocacy: Part I
Thomas’s Ten Rules for Letter Writing in Advocacy: Part II
Thomas’s Ten Rules for Letter Writing in Advocacy: Part III
Thomas’s Ten Rules for Letter Writing in Advocacy: Part IV

AUTISTICS IN LITERATURE

Autistics In Literature: Part I
Autistics In Literature: Part II
Autistics In Literature: Part III
Autistics In Literature Part IV
Autistics in Literature: Part V
Autistics in Literature: Part VI
Autistics in Literature: Part VII
Autistics in Literature: Part VIII
Autistics in Literature: Part IX
Autistics in Literature: Part X
Autistics in Literature: Part XI
Autistics in Literature: Part XII
Autistics in Literature: Part XIII
Autistics in Literature: Part XIV
Autistics in Literature: Part XV

THE BIG PHARMA CONSPIRACY

The Big Pharma Conspiracy: Part One
The Big Pharma Conspiracy: Part Two
The Big Pharma Conspiracy: Part Three
The Big Pharma Conspiracy: Part Four
The Big Pharma Conspiracy: Part Five

EDUCATION

Behavioral Problems In The Classroom
Teaching Morals in the Classroom
Education: Values Clarification In Schools

UNICEF

AUSTRALIA: Disabilities Down Under, Part One
AUSTRALIA: Disabilities Down Under, Part Two
AZERBAIJAN: The Advantages of International Co-operation
BARBADOS: An Accessible Island
BELGIUM: Disabilities In Their Own Words
CHINA: UNICEF’s ABCs
GERMANY: Reunification, Mainstreaming and the Convention
MALAYSIA: Courage And Strength
MEXICO:  South Of The Border
MOZAMBIQUE: By The Indian Ocean
NETHERLANDS: Children Of The Netherlands
NEW ZEALAND: What’s New In New Zealand?
NORWAY: Mountains and the Midnight Sun
PORTUGAL: One Country’s Action Plan
SOUTH AFRICA:  Wearing The Cape Of Good Hope
SWEDEN: Home To Celsius, Garbo and Nobel
SWITZERLAND:  Switzerland and the Convention
THAILAND:  Compassion in a Southeast Asian Kingdom
UNITED KINGDOM: Exercising Options In The UK
ZIMBABWE: Disabilities From A To Z

THE UNITED  NATIONS CONVENTION ON
THE RIGHTS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: Part I
Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: Part II
Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: Part III
Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: Epilogue
Article 3, General Principle 1
The UK Is Communing With Us On The Convention
UNICEF and the Special Olympics: An Olympic Achievement

WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION

WHO in Albania
WHO in Pakistan

EDITOR OF:

Glass On A Stick by Elyse Bruce
A Summer of Somebodies by Elyse Bruce
Idiomation by Elyse Bruce
Barracudas and Impalas by Elyse Bruce
Grand Theft Cookie by Elyse Bruce
Guess where I am, Mommy by Elyse Bruce
Houston, We Have No Problem By Elyse Bruce

Taylor’s Songwriting:

Thomas D. Taylor co-wrote three songs with singer/songwriter Elyse Bruce.

“Late Night in the Borough” appears on both the “Midnight In Chicago” and “Countdown to Midnight” CDs.

Midnight In Chicago - Raising Funds for Autism - EP, Elyse BruceCountdown to Midnight, Elyse Bruce

“Somewhere in Detroit” and “How Do I Begin to Believe/Lying in the Arms of My Judas” are on the “Countdown to Midnight” album.

Countdown to Midnight, Elyse Bruce

Taylor also has a credit on Elyse Bruce’s “Dreamtime” album for doing the liner notes.

Dreamtime, Elyse Bruce

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