Book Review

Book Review: Uncanny Valley by Gregory Miller

I've gone off short story collections in recent years. I can't help feeling that modern writers have lost the art of succinctness and good old-fashioned storytelling required of a short piece. Yet Uncanny Valley caught my eye thanks to the unique selling point. It claims to be a collection of short stories sent in to… Continue reading Book Review: Uncanny Valley by Gregory Miller

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Book Review

Book Review: You Are Here – Tales of Cartographic Wonder by SFFWorld

This is not the first SFFWorld title I've reviewed. Previously, I've reviewed their 2012 (Visions of Apocalypse) and 2014 collections (Wars to End All Wars). For the most part, I enjoyed these collections and had notable favourites. So when I was offered the chance to review the collection on a theme of a subject I… Continue reading Book Review: You Are Here – Tales of Cartographic Wonder by SFFWorld

Book Review · Fantasy

Book Review: Unnatural Creatures (Various) – Edited by Neil Gaiman

I'm particularly fussy about fantasy as I have no doubt said time and time again. Yet there is one name I know I will always want to read: Neil Gaiman. Though no story in this collection has his name to the title, I felt confident in this, a collection of stories specially chosen by the… Continue reading Book Review: Unnatural Creatures (Various) – Edited by Neil Gaiman

Flash/Micro fiction

Snippet Sunday 11/10/15: Forgotten: Part 5

Previous parts may be found here. Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4 He could see nothing but two voices penetrated the black <<<<IT'S NOT WORKING>>>> Said voice 1. <<<<<WE MUST TRY HARDER>>>>> Voice 2 was gruffer, more rugged yet both sounded male - assuming they were human. <<<<<WE CAN'T. THERE'S... SOMETHING ELSE. HE'S… Continue reading Snippet Sunday 11/10/15: Forgotten: Part 5