Sometimes one is in in an uncertain mood, unsure of what to read next and wishing to try several things. Anthologies offer a selection of quick samples, showing windows into what might be worth exploring further. What to Expect Sixteen short stories, written by women and with female protagonist, all involving and revolving around a […]
Book Review: The Constellation of Alarion and Other Stories, by John Houlihan
I previously read and loved Houlihan’s d’Bois novels, so was interested to explore his other writing. What to Expect A collection of ten short stories (the last a novelette), covering the breadth of speculative-fiction: science-fiction, fantasy, and touches of horror. Themes range from light top dark, from geopolitical to intimately emotional. What I liked I […]
The View from the Other Side
This piece of flash fiction was written specifically for the Dreamtime Dragons anthology. I’ve announced it previously here, but thought I’d make this flash fiction available on the site to increase the anthology’s visibility and as encouragement to go and get a copy (plenty of good authors in there, and all proceeds go to charity). It’s also […]
A New breed of Dragons!
I don’t often write dragons, but when I do – I publish them in an anthology. Well, yeah, OK, I also publish them here on the Short Stories section. In fact, Modern Dragon from the Short Stories section is also included in this new anthology. So to the point: I am honoured to announce the inclusion […]