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BOOK REVIEW: The Very Best of Tad Williams

REVIEW SUMMARY: Tad Williams’s third collection includes 17 stories from across his career, ranging in publication dates [1988 through 2014] and across the genre [...]

May 9, 2014 // 4 Comments

Short Fiction Friday: My Favorites of 2013

REVIEW SUMMARY: A look back at what I consider the best of the short fiction that I read in 2013. It has been quite a run. I did not realize how time-consuming and [...]

December 27, 2013 // 10 Comments

REVIEW: 2011 Hugo Award Novella Nominees

Here are my impressions of five of the six Hugo award Novella Nominees for 2011. Although there are normally only five nominees in any given Hugo category, this year the [...]

July 25, 2012 // 3 Comments

Be My Victim: Paul Tremblay on The State of the Short Story

The publishing industry is in a state of flux (to be kind), but in a sense, it's an opportunity for indie publishers who don't have the crushing overhead of the bigs, to swoop in, publish vibrant fiction, and pick up readers. [...]

January 20, 2011 // 21 Comments