Okay, this is going to be a slightly odd one. I love the setting. But I give the paperback 5 stars, and the Kindle version 4, or 4.5 at best.
I’ve read both the original paperback put out in the 90s, and now the Kindle version. And while the stories in both are good, Continue reading →
What’s the fiberglass of your story’s world?
Every plausible world has at least one; stuff that can be ugly and prickly and hazardous to handle without proper gear, yet just too useful not to keep around. Janet Kagan’s Mirabile has recessive genes as engineered genetic backup Continue reading →