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Military SF writer PP Corcoran docks at Tickety Boo Press

Paul P Corcoran
Paul P Corcoran

Northumberland-based publishers Tickety Boo Press have announced the signing of military science fiction-writer and British Army veteran Paul P Corcoran, author of the Amazon best-selling ‘Saiph’ novels.


Paul is coming aboard as Editor of Tickety Boo’s Space Dock imprint, which is dedicated to finding and publishing new and established authors writing Space Opera, Military SF, Post-Apocalyptic, Time Travel and ‘Alien Worlds’ tales. Paul is, say the publishers, “…perfectly situated to bring exciting, hard-hitting, character-driven novels to a constantly growing market.”

The Scotsman joined the British Army in 1985 and went on to join their elite parachute force, 5 Airborne Brigade, spending four years there until moving on to various intelligence and signals units for the remainder of his twenty-two year’s service. After serving in many areas of operations including: Africa, the Balkans, Central America, Northern Ireland, the Middle East and South East Asia, Paul returned to  civvy street but continues to work in the security field in a private capacity.

Tickety Boo Press (TBP) said “Paul Corcoran is ideally suited to running Space Dock­ – not only has he served in the military in various roles, including security and intelligence, but his knowledge of the military and his love of Science Fiction have already combined into becoming a full-time career as a writer of action-packed SF.”

Dave de Burgh, Acquiring Editor for Tickety Boo Press, went on, “Paul brings a wealth of expertise and experience to Tickety Boo Press, and I’m looking forward to revealing all the wonderful authors he’ll discover.”

Gary Compton, Managing Director of TBP, said, “I think when you are a fan of someone as a writer and a person, to then work with them is amazing. With Paul’s contacts and fans, I have no doubt he will be a great asset to Tickety Boo Press Ltd.”

Paul had the following to say regarding his appointment to Editor for the Space Dock Imprint:

“I’m really excited about the prospect of finding new up and coming talent and, with the help of the team at Tickety Boo Press, introducing their work to a worldwide audience.”

The Space Dock Imprint is currently open to submissions, see here.

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