Posts Tagged: Short Fiction

A Tor Heavy Group of Short Review

Shattered Pillars by Elizabeth Bear Remember when I made a bit of a stink that Range of Ghosts wasn’t nominated for a Hugo? I am even more vindicated by the exceptional quality of the sequel, Shattered Pillars. The new novel picks up right where Range of Ghosts left off with a disgraced horse lord and… Read more »

The Great Bazaar and Brayan’s Gold by Peter V. Brett

I’m going to keep this short. Peter Brett’s two novellas, published by Subterranean Press, fill in some of the time gaps in his first novel The Warded Man. Where Brett’s novels are decidedly epic fantasy, both of his shorts ignore scope and¬†grandiose¬†machinations in favor of the here and now. Sword and sorcery is often described… Read more »

Hugo Awards 2012 – Best Short Story

After my weekend piece on the Hugo Short Lists, I decide to jump right into a category I’m not as well versed in — Best Short Story. I read shorts from time to time, but rarely is it part of my weekly reading. This year’s list for best short story includes: stalwart Mike Resnick with… Read more »