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OcTOBLERfest: A Review of ".identity"

Welcome back for another #OcTOBLERfest post! Today, I’m doing a review of one of E. Catherine Tobler’s many fantastic short stories. Elise has had multiple stories published in such excellent magazines as… 525 more words

E. Catherine Tobler

The Novella Saga: REBOOTED

Tor is opening again. I am so ridiculously pleased about this. Friends, I am skipping. And this may seem somewhat unwarranted, given how things went last time… 181 more words


Speculative Fiction Recommendations, 2016 (part one)

After a whirlwind August (more travel and projects than either of your trusty reviewers can count) we’re back at the very end of September. The deluge of excellent short spec fic means that sometimes I don’t have time to cover some of my favorites in as much depth as I’d like with a busy schedule, and it especially means compiling year-end best-of lists is going to be extremely daunting. 1,686 more words

Reviewer: Cat

Spanish Science Fiction: A Round Table Discussion #HHM

LINK: With Spain’s Top Contemporary Voices

Elia Barceló
César Mallorquí
Juan Miguel Aguilera
Rafael Marín
Rodolfo Martínez
Eduardo Vaquerizo
Javier Negrete


Bite-size Books: Iron Ladies, Iron Tigers

Vita awakens blind, her onboard AI assuring her there’s no problem with visual feed. Stranded in a ship so damaged it can’t tell where it hurts, can Vita face her own wounds and find her way home?  357 more words


How to Write Ideas into Fiction

When I was in an undergraduate fiction workshop, my teacher told us not to worry about what our stories were about. Focus on the characters and plot, he said, and the rest will sort itself out. 1,094 more words

Creative Writing Prompts