Book Review: NATIVITY, an Anthology

I purchased this book, and the opinions expressed here are my own, voluntarily expressed. Iris Chacon. This collection of nineteen separate short stories centers around the themes of birth and rebirth and the idea of new beginnings. It is not specifically a group of Christmas stories, although Christmas is a key feature of several of…

The Birthday Girl – Guest Post

Originally posted on Phyllis Entis:
Hello everyone. My name is Shalom, and today is my fourth birthday. For those of you who don’t know me, I am an Australian Cobberdog. My full name is “Rutland’s Shalom” and I live in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada with my Momsy (Phyllis) and my Popsy (Mike). When I first…

Book Review: SYNAPSE, by Steven James

Synapse, by Steven James It’s thirty years in the future, and life has both changed and stayed the same.  Self-driving cars are the norm and everybody has robot employees, called Artificials. Still, the Pacific Northwest of the USA is home of the latest tech giant, and people still wrestle with terrorism, political street protests, and…