Not really a review…

I said that I would review “AN A-Z of possible worlds” by A.C Tillyer aaaaaages ago. I have put it off and put it off because the truth is I wanted to love it so very much but I don’t and I didn’t want to say that.It looks beautiful and utterly unique. I am a […]

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Review of The Reader

I was sent a review copy of The Reader magazine a while back. I hadn’t heard of The Reader before so had a look at their site. They state that “The Reader Organisation is a charity dedicated to bringing about a Reading Revolution – we are making it possible for people of all ages, backgrounds […]

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Insects Are Just Like You And Me Except Some Of Them Have Wings by Kuzhali Manickavel

I have been fortunate enough to read stories by Kuzhali Manickavel, and they are consistently wonderful. She worked for a brief while in the online writing group that I am part of. I think she became frustrated by the lack of useful critiques she received. I told her that I couldn’t think of a single thing that would improve her […]

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Bang Crunch by Neil Smith

The collection opens with Isolettes and the arresting line  Blue tube, green tube, clear tube, fat tube. However, perhaps the author is not sure enough either of his own voice, or of the reader’s ability to get it, so follows up with A Dr Seuss rhyme. Yes, thanks, got that. Never mind, he continues with an image […]

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