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Shen by Heather Douglass

Posted by Paul Samael on Wednesday, June 12, 2013, In : Book reviews 

So far in my reviews of free fiction, I’ve tended to focus more on the rather nebulous category of “literary fiction” (whatever that may be) rather than more well-defined genres like science fiction.  Heather Douglass, however, is an author with a foot in both camps.  I am indebted to Bernard Fancher for pointing me in her direction, as she had published several shorter pieces in the “literary” category of Smashwords, one of which he had reviewed.  These are well worth a read – I ...

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Ledman Pickup

Posted by Paul Samael on Friday, September 21, 2012, In : Book reviews 

This story/novella from the extremely profilic Tom Lichtenberg is well written, entertaining and thought-provoking – and well worth a read, even if sci-fi is not usually your thing:

Zoey Bridges makes her living testing gadgets – but on this occasion, the portable device she’s been sent doesn’t seem to do anything.  She sends it back, only to discover (to her horror) that it’s got lost in transit.   She and the gizmo’s obsessively secretive designers then try to track it down - but...

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About Me

Paul Samael Welcome to my blog, "Publishing Waste" which will either (a) chronicle my heroic efforts to self-publish my own fiction; or (b) demonstrate beyond a scintilla of doubt the utter futility of (a). And along the way, I will also be doing some reviews of other people's books and occasionally blogging about other stuff.
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