On Science Fiction and Fantasy Stories

Artwork © by Jef Murray

We are, it would seem, living in a golden age of science fiction and fantasy stories. Films exploring other worlds and other times regularly explode onto the big screen, with each offering seemingly more spectacular and frenetic than the last. Even when the original source material for such films is modest, as with J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit, the final products […]

Reviewing the “Legacy of the Stone Harp” (books 1 and 2)

I have learned, over time, to be a bit careful when I’m soliciting review copies of books. My inner editor in me has very little patience for shoddiness, short-cuts in writing and editing, and error, especially of the grammar variety. I was absolutely delighted, then, when the first two books in a series crossed my reading time and transported me […]