Why, in this age of unprecedented literary freedom, is the most popular fiction subject a woman’s suffering, pain and death?Read More Violence Against Women in Literature: the Trending Topic of the ’10s.
If you’re reading for awards, here’s a couple of things you might consider putting on your list for 2019.Read More Maybe Not a Nebula (Yet,) but Consider Me (and Others) for an Aurora?
THE CURRENTS OF THE ENERGIES OF RAW CREATION: TIME, SPACE, GRAVITY & MAGIC. “Tell us about your theory of magic.” Narissa takes a deep breath. “All things exist as potentialities before they become matter. Magic harnesses the energies of those potentialities to create a desired effect. But each time there is a choice to be […]Read More Airts – Toy Soldier Saga
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Really honoured to receive such a positive review from Nicole at On Spec, a preeminent Canadian SFF magazine! A+ world-building in this one. The Wyrd West is set in the post-apocalyptic Canadian prairies–a new wild west only with magic. Alongside the traditional gunslingers, desperados, First Nations people, saloon owners and…
By Adrienne LaFrance “My prettiest contribution to my culture,” the writer Kurt Vonnegut mused in his 1981 autobiography Palm Sunday, “was a master’s thesis in anthropology which was rejected by the University of Chicago a long time ago.” By then, he said, the thesis had long since vanished. (“It was rejected because it was so simple […]Read More The Six Main Arcs in Storytelling, as Identified by an A.I.
The Invisible Man by H.G. Wells My rating: 5 of 5 stars Read for the Science Fiction Masterworks Book Club. You really can’t go wrong with H.G. Wells, can you? Even if you know the story. Even if you’ve read it before. Granted, it’s been many years since I read it last. I was still […]Read More Book Review: The Invisible Man by H.G. Wells
Royal Destiny by Morgan Howell My rating: 3 of 5 stars In general, I really enjoyed this series. But this book was definitely the weakest of the three, which is a shame, because it was the end. I have come to be extremely emotionally invested in Dar and in Kovoh-mah, her orc companion. I wanted […]Read More Book Review: Royal Destiny by Morgan Howell (Queen of the Orcs III)
The Korpes Agenda by J.I. Rogers My rating: 5 of 5 stars WARNING: Contains spoilers for The Korpes File. I exchanged copies of my books for copies of J.I. Rogers’ books when we met up at a local comic con. I’ve already given a stellar review of the first book in this series, The Korpes […]Read More Book Review: The Korpes Agenda by J.I. Rogers
We Are Mars by Cheryl Lawson My rating: 4 of 5 stars When you read indie fiction, you often don’t know what you’re going to get. I exchanged books with Cheryl Lawson, a Kamloops writer, at a local comic con we both attended. I’ve made it a point to read a bit more indie fiction […]Read More Book Review: We Are Mars by Cheryl Lawson
Killing Titan by Greg Bear My rating: 4 of 5 stars This book is the sequel to War Dogs. Like the The Forge of God series by Bear, the second book has a very different focus and tone from the first book in the series, and I think that might be a bit off-putting to […]Read More Book Review: Killing Titan by Greg Bear