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Review: The Drowning City, a flawed fantasy

The Drowning City by Amanda Downum My rating: 3 of 5 stars A promising work, that fell sadly flat. I’m always excited to see fantasy works with unusual settings and characters, so this is the first from my World Fantasy … Continue reading

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All a Fantasy Writer Needs

I had the great good fortune to be at the World Science Fiction Convention (commonly known as Worldcon) this past weekend in Reno (hence the dubbing “Renovation”).  Made some comments on my twitter stream with the official hashtag #renosf  I … Continue reading

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Darkly Dreaming, in the Elevator

One of the things I try to do when I write is to look for the right metaphors that not only capture something essential about whatever I’m referring to, but also suit the narrative voice of the story.  This is … Continue reading

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