Title: Celestial Seepage Author: Brian Fatah Steele There's a weird, monstrous kind of magic going on in the latest offering from the excellent Mister Steele, the cosmically horrific Celestial Seepage. Absolutely drenched in ambience and small-town strange, the book hits the ground running and doesn't let up. One of the most remarkable things, and most … Continue reading Flash Review – Celestial Seepage by Brian Fatah Steele
“No.” I stamped my foot for emphasis. Mud and cold water splattered. “I’m not going and you can’t make me.” Swift stared down at his boots. They were already caked with mud, but at the fresh coating he frowned so deeply I thought the corners of his mouth would go sliding off his face. He … Continue reading Not Chapter One
I would never ask anyone to walk any distance in my shoes. For one, that's just weird. Asking someone to put their feet into your shoes. They probably wouldn't even fit very well. Then to get up and wander around in alien footwear. I wouldn't do it and I would never ask it of anyone. … Continue reading This is my road. There are many like it but this one is mine.
You may not be able to control all of the things that life throws at you, all the slings and arrows, the sticks and stones, the haves and the have nots, but you can control how you react to them. How you allow them to change you. You may not be able to stop yourself … Continue reading November. Positive Mental Attitude.
Title: A Lush and Seething Hell Author: John Hornor Jacobs Publisher: Harper Voyager In the latest offering from the inimitable John Hornor Jacobs we're actually given a double feature. A Lush and Seething Hell contains The Sea Dreams it is the Sky, previously released only in digital, as well as the short novel My Heart Struck Sorrow. Both … Continue reading Flash Review: A Lush and Seething Hell, by John Hornor Jacobs
For my latest installment of Imitating Order, I had a chat with author Mark Allan Gunnells about the nature of stories; what they mean, why we tell them, and the journeys that they can take us on. Matt: We humans are storytelling creatures. It’s in our nature, it’s what we do. We tell stories all … Continue reading Imitating Order – An Interview with Mark Allan Gunnells
Cannibal cavemen. Demon-possessed bears. Outrageous wizard duels. Hobos on magical flying horses. It’s the end of the world all over again, and the stakes have never been higher. Thomas Grey and friends have been through hell, have seen and done amazing things, but nothing could have prepared them for their latest and greatest (worstest?) misadventure. … Continue reading Sacred Engines – Coming Soon