reviews

George And The Winged Dragons?

A very extensive review appeared in The Levant yesterday of Robert N. Stephenson‘s anthology Worlds of Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror, Vol.IV. The reviewer had some surprising things to say about my story The Life and Death of George Hayes: This is a very good story. It’s beautifully written and deals with the Faustian choice […]

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Sleeping Beauties: An Almost Evil Vintage King

As a metaphor for what’s wrong with present-day American society and culture, this book is a success. But not the way Steve and Owen intended, I think. On the surface, Sleeping Beauties is another trademark Stephen King novel. So much so, in fact, that one is left wondering what, if anything, Junior contributed. There’s the […]

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War for the Planet of the Apes: A Technically Perfect Monstrosity

I can count on the fingers of one hand the times I’ve walked out of a movie theater halfway through a movie. My attempt at watching “War for the Planet of the Apes” is the third such occasion. And to think I had such high hopes! I can only conclude that everyone who rated the […]

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PHP 2014 Stories That Tickled Me – 3/5

My comments on one of the of Paul Harland Prize stories that struck me in particular (Dutch only).

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PHP 2014 Stories That Tickled Me – 2/5

My comments on one of the of Paul Harland Prize stories that struck me in particular (Dutch only).

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PHP 2014 Stories That Tickled Me – 1/5

My comments on one of the of Paul Harland Prize stories that struck me in particular (Dutch only).

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It’s A Beautiful Day

Some remarks on the Paul Harland Day 2014, and the top-three stories (Dutch only).

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Imagine All The Children …

… living for the kill, you-ooh, oo-oo-oo…* Prisoner of War, with its ink still wet in issue #116 of Space and Time Magazine, has already racked up its first review. (Well, the issue has, and since Prisoner is in there…) SFRevu said some nice things about it: I won’t spoil things further and just say […]

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We’ve Got Stars Directing Our Fate

Another book presentation, another free copy to win! With 5 days to go before the launch of the Paul Harland Prize anthology, I can finally go ahead and reveal both the title and the cover art. (Due to unforeseen circumstances, my hand is kinda forced here: last Sunday evening a review* of the anthology appeared […]

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Somebodies Out There Like Me

Or at least my stories. In fairly close succession, Deep red ended up in first place in David Steffen’s Best of Pseudopod listing, and Belgian SF fan Hans de Bie enthused wildly about Diamond Sharks (here) and Beans and Marbles (here) in his two AnthologyBuilder reviews. Thanks, guys!

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