The Best Writing of the Week

I'm currently reading a number of books, as is often the case. I'm sure there's a word for it. These include but are not limited to, UnMarketing, Trust Me I'm Lying, A Tale of Two Cities, Fire in the Hole and The Half-Made World. The following is a passage from The Half-Made World, a steampunk… Continue reading The Best Writing of the Week

Book Review: Dreams of Dust

Dreams of Dust* is a collection of science fiction and fantasy stories by Jeff Shelton Davies. It contains three stories, all rather long short stories (is that novellas? Novellettes?) The first story, Devil Come-A-Calling, is a dark fantasy that takes place in a wild-west setting. Jeff pulls the setting, tone and atmosphere off very well,… Continue reading Book Review: Dreams of Dust

Friday Flash, Short as They Come

This is a story that I entered into a 250-word-max contest, and did not win. I have little problem getting my work published, when I manage to ignore the internet long enough to bang out a story, but have yet to place in a contest. *EDIT* After a suggestion from circlesunderstreetlights in the comments, I have… Continue reading Friday Flash, Short as They Come