My holiday in San Francisco is entering its final days. It feels like I have been here forever, so long that I’ve established a routine and the streets around Union Square now seem very familiar. I’ve had a lovely time seeing old friends from Clarion, and taken time out to read some and write more. San Francisco is a great city for walking, and I have taken Shank’s pony all over the place. And I have been intensely smitten with 826 Valencia. More on this in a future post however.
A few items of interest for this Wednesday evening… Continue reading End of Days
Horizon gets a good review from Michelle Lee over at The Fix, and overall Murky Depths #6 gets a good response. Which reminds me, I’m well behind on my reviewing chores at the moment. Poluto #4 here I come…
“Horizon” by Damien G. Walter is a standout of the issue, a dark science fiction tale of space travel and settling new lands. The worst of human nature can’t be escaped in the far future, like a planet can be. Though whether the worst humanity has to offer is the rebel streak of a man who wakes from his regeneration and defies the procedure, or is in the method of civilizing an alien planet, is a decision left up to individual readers.
A review of my short story ‘Horizon’ and the rest of Murky Depth #6 over at SF Crowsnest.
Murky Depths #6 is now on sale through the online store, featuring my short story Horizon. Go buy it!