T J Kinsella


T.J Kinsella is a writer from the south coast of England. A former researcher in Artificial Intelligence, he has a life long passion for all things Sci-Fi and is great fan of short stories, particularly those of Philip K Dick.
T.J. began self-publishing his work in early 2017 and, since then, his stories 'Point of Origin' and 'The Returning Hero', have been published respectively, in issues #3 and #4 of the sci-fi, e-magazine, 'Just a Minor Malfunction'.
When he's not at his keyboard, he can be found watching his beloved football team, AFC Bournemouth, or playing the drums, (badly!).

Where to find T J Kinsella online

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Gillitzer's Travels
Captain Gillitzer and his crew travel into the past in a daring attempt to retrieve an infamous historical figure. However, after becoming beset by bad fortune, completing the mission becomes the least of their concerns. Follow the misadventures of the unluckiest time-travellers in history...before they change it!

The Hertzog Effect

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Origin and Extinction
An ancient probe is found drifting in deep space and is captured for analysis. When it is discovered that the probe is carrying blasphemous images, the consequences for the ape-like race who built it, could be disastrous...

Point of Origin

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Time of Extinction

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The Curse of Doctor Finkenstone
Price: Free! Words: 4,180. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Doctor Finkenstone stands on the brink of the greatest scientific discovery in history; one that will shake the foundations of science and rattle the roof-tiles of religion. But before he can unravel the mysteries of life itself, he must first overcome the attentions of an angry mob, the idiocy of his hunch-backed assistant, as well as the psychotic tendencies of his own monstrous creation.
The Returning Hero
Price: Free! Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
(4.00 from 1 review)
After years of war, humanity's greatest hero, Major 'Flack' Baxter, is returning home. As president of the United Colonies, Chancellor Lorrimer, has the honour of being the first person to welcome him back to Earth. Unfortunately, Lorrimer soon discovers that meeting your hero in the flesh is sometimes not all it’s cracked up to be…
The Hertzog Effect
Series: Gillitzer's Travels. Price: Free! Words: 17,040. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
After the crash of his ship, 'The Kolibri', Captain Gillitzer's luck seemed to be changing for the better. When his new craft becomes the first to travel beyond the fabled 'Minute Zero', he and his crew seize the chance to complete their ultimate mission, and restore his battered reputation. However, they soon find themselves battling the forces of fate, when they encounter the 'Hertzog Effect'...
Time of Extinction
Series: Origin and Extinction. Price: Free! Words: 1,810. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
(5.00 from 1 review)
Sequel to 'Point of Origin'. Queen Lukta has declared holy war against a race that has defiled the most sacred region of her empire. Her massive battle-fleet races through hyperspace, determined to eradicate the strange, ape-like species responsible, and put an end to their filthy habit of distributing porn around the galaxy. However, as they prepare for war, a shocking discovery is made...
The Bergmann Protocol
Series: Gillitzer's Travels. Price: Free! Words: 5,230. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
A temporal exploration craft is struck by lightning and is forced to crash land at some point in the past. With their prime directive compromised, both the crew of the ship and, and the team sent to recover them, must race against time to avoid detection and prevent an earth-shattering disaster.
Point of Origin
Series: Origin and Extinction. Price: Free! Words: 1,610. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
An ancient alien probe is discovered drifting in deep space and is taken aboard the battleship, 'Temperance'. Although it poses no military threat, the offensive nature of the symbols etched on the craft's hull, might just be enough to provoke a war.

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black comedy    fantasy    horror    humor action    humour    sci fi    scifi    scifi humour    timetravel   

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