Now and then like clockwork there will be grousing about the quality of reviewing in the field, especially in short fiction. Shouldn’t be a surprise that the talent pool in reviewing is somewhat uneven. Excluding reader reviews (see Amazon.com) many online reviewers are also writers of various levels, and that talent pool is about as uneven as things get. Still, a little perspective may be in order. Continue reading
“The Swan Troika,” my last story for Realms of Fantasy (February 2011), made the Tangent Recommended Reading List for 2011. You can see the complete list here. Lots of great stories on the list, of course. I’m glad I don’t have the job of narrowing it down.