Can you remember your birth, feel your first days, see your first sights, hear your first sounds, your first touch. You have no voice. You cannot move. At the age of 12, you are unexpectedly reborn and frozen in time at the very beginning of your life. You become the dumbest vegetable in the garden.… Continue reading Review of Ghost Boy: The Miraculous Escape of a Misdiagnosed Boy Trapped Inside His Own Body
Many things define good writers. The ability to move a storyline with dialogue rather than narrative ranks high on the list. Pat Middleton understands and masters this with the power and purpose of the likes of the great Elmore Leonard. The storyline itself, however, dominates the quality and urgency of “Eureka Man.” Part of the… Continue reading This book needs to be read. Doing so, in itself, becomes an act of redemption.
Science Fiction remains a stronghold for great storytellers, people who rock back in writing chairs and see a world confronted by the unexpected. We’re not talking about the great poet Robert Frost’s “Fire and Ice” … rather something other-worldly, yet believable. It stretches our imagination to the breaking point, but not beyond. The human characters… Continue reading Review of “Alien Plot — First Contact” by Marsell Morris