SF Novella of the Month, October 2021: Rookfield

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 →

Lucky(?) Number 101

Today marks my hundred and first submission of something I wrote to some place I hope will pay me money for the privilege(?) of printing my words. I have a thing for palindromic numbers, so I'm choosing to view this particular goalpost as auspicious.During the nearly two years since I started submitting my writing to... Continue Reading →

Book Review: After the Dragons

I love reading books that feel like something new. I don’t know about you, but, before reading Cynthia Zhang's short novel After the Dragons (out August 19 from the wonderful Stelliform Press), I had never read a story that juxtaposed climate change, alienation, and chronic illness with adorable stray dragons and queer romance. I cannot... Continue Reading →

SF Novella of the Month, August 2021: Night Roll

The #sfnovellaofthemonth for August 2021 is Michael J. DeLuca’s Night Roll, published in October 2020 by Stelliform Press. Reading Night Roll is like coasting through the unknowable streets of someone else’s dream. Strange, mysterious, lovely; laced with ribbons of slowly-unspooling anxiety and spiked with passing slivers of danger, this gently wild novella is a ride... Continue Reading →

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