Tim Waggoners first novel came out in 2001, and since then hes published close to forty novels and three collections of short stories. He writes original dark fantasy and horror, as well as media tie-ins. His novels include Like Death, considered a modern classic in the genre, and the popular Nekropolis series of urban fantasy novels. Hes written tie-in fiction for Supernatural, Grimm, The X-Files, Doctor Who, A Nightmare on Elm Street, and Transformers, among others, and hes written novelizations for films such as Kingsman: the Golden Circle and Resident Evil: the Final Chapter. His articles on writing have appeared in Writers Digest, Writers Journal, Writers Workshop of Horror, and Where Nightmares Come From.
In 2017 he received the Bram Stoker Award for Superior Achievement in Long Fiction, and hes been a finalist for the Shirley Jackson Award and the Scribe Award. His fiction has received numerous Honorable Mentions in volumes of Best Horror of the Year, and in 2016, the Horror Writers Association honored him with the Mentor of the Year Award. In addition to writing, hes also a full-time tenured professor who teaches creative writing and composition at Sinclair College.