SQ Mag Review of Interspecies

A quick post to share a recent review of Interspecies (The Inlari Sagas). We were fortunate enough to receive a glowing review from the multi-award winning author, Lee Murray for SQ Mag. Lee had this to say of my novella, Babylon's Song: "The final story in the collection is Babylon’s Song by Woelf Dietrich. Ironically, the only … Continue reading SQ Mag Review of Interspecies

Interspecies is a Best Seller in Science Fiction Anthologies

For the moment, anyway. These lists get updated hourly, I'm told. I woke this morning with a message that Interspecies reached the top 10 in both "Science Fiction Anthologies" and "Science Fiction Anthologies & Short Stories." Then Someone told me we were in the top five of the "Hot New Releases" on Amazon. I'm on my … Continue reading Interspecies is a Best Seller in Science Fiction Anthologies

Review of Dana Leipold’s Burnt Edges

I had the good fortune of critiquing Burnt Edges by Dana Leipold during a writer’s workshop and then later received a copy to review. People who know me know I don’t write reviews for stories I don’t like. I’m just not a professional reviewer. A story needs to move me to get me to write … Continue reading Review of Dana Leipold’s Burnt Edges

Review of Little Mouse by R.A. Williamson

The sheer awesomeness of this story forced me to write a review. Little Mouse is about a little girl and her attempts at coming to grips with her parents' separation. The tale focusses on her trying to make sense of the ugly things grownups do and showcases the emotional vulnerability and dependency of children. Mia … Continue reading Review of Little Mouse by R.A. Williamson

Beware: Weird Retweets of My Best Reviews

Something weird happened yesterday on Twitter. I woke up to dozens of retweets of my best reviews for Seals of Abgal. At first I got excited, I thought, "Awesome! At last I'm being discovered," but alas, my excitement lasted less than one minute. When I clicked on these retweets to see who my new admirers … Continue reading Beware: Weird Retweets of My Best Reviews

Amazing Stories | Indie Book Review: The Seals of Abgal

It's Friday morning here in New Zealand and this day just became gorgeous. This morning, like any other morning, I got up and made some coffee. I went outside, as I usually do, to light a cigarette and watch Stella chase birds around the garden, and enjoy my coffee. They steal her food so chasing … Continue reading Amazing Stories | Indie Book Review: The Seals of Abgal

Devil-beasts and Cosmic Dissonance: A Review of The Widow’s Son

I grew up reading westerns and it formed a big part of my education. Hell, I even have a Pinterest board on guns used in the Old West. My staple of reading material included, of course, fantasy and sci-fi, but this review is not about that. As I grew older and began asking questions about … Continue reading Devil-beasts and Cosmic Dissonance: A Review of The Widow’s Son