Book reviews, surrealist news, arbitrary musings.
Last time I posted about the number 101, I had just made my hundred and first submission of something I wrote to someplace I hoped would publish it. Today I’ve passed a different post: the (in)famous first hundred rejections (plus one, because I prefer palindromic numbers). When I reached 101 submissions, I had amassed–in just… Continue Reading →
The #sfnovellaofthemonth for November 2021 is & This is How to Stay Alive by Shingai Njeri Kagunda, recently published as part of the 2021 novella series from Neon Hemlock Press. Kagunda published a short story of the same name and themes in Fantasy Magazine last year; reading her interview for Fantasy’s Author Spotlight added to… Continue Reading →
The #sfnovellaofthemonth for October 2021 is Rookfield by Gordon B. White, forthcoming from Journalstone’s Trepidatio Publishing imprint. I’ve never been a big horror reader. I’m too easily frightened to find much pleasure in adding fictional terrors to the real shadows I’m already jumping at every time I move, breathe, or catch a glimpse of something… Continue Reading →