Wherein Adam reviews five short stories from Daily Science Fiction instead of tackling his growing TBR pile.
Silverman’s Game is very much an effort to subvert the literary tedium that is the “coming of age” narrative.
Summary Judgement: Though the story is heavy with world building, its subject material is unique enough as to easily make up for any thinly developed narrative.
Summary Judgement: James Kelly de-romanticizes life in space with such skill as to make me thank the gods for gravity and magnetic fields. However, that doesn’t change the fact that Continue Reading
Summary Judgement: With very few words, Full Moon Hill offers an airtight story that is as bio-politically disturbing as it is utterly compelling.
Topics under discussion include Susan’s recent publications, the Aurora Awards, Canadian copyright legislation and the online writing market.
Summary Judgement: The story is moody and there’s no doubt that the words create an interesting world. But like the lady in the commercial said, where’s the beef? Story by: Continue Reading
Summary Judgement: Orange is a wonderful read that blurs the demarcation between short story and flash fiction.
Summary Judgement: An intriguing narrative that literally tells the story of a mission to the stars. Written by: Jamie Mason Photo by: NASA’s National Optical Astronomy Observatory.
Summary Judgement: Carbon successfully taps into the frustration and fatalism that orbit discussions of global climate change to present an evocative story that is as poignant as it is pithy.