I’ve had several of my stories reviewed over the past year. Sometimes the reviews are decent, sometime they’re only okay. (I’ve been fortunate that I’ve yet to receive a really scathing one.) I don’t try to put a lot stock into them, but it always nice to see a good one, so I was happy to get my first “recommended” review for “My Mask, Humanity,” published in September at Daily Science Fiction.
Diabolical Plots, a website run by David Steffen and Anthony Sullivan, reviews every issue of Daily Science Fiction. They’re actually the only place that consistently reviews the publication, which I find hard to believe because it’s a pro-rate, SFWA-qualifying, publication (other SFWA-qualifying publications consistently get reviewed by Locus and Tangent). Diabolical Plots gave my story “My Mask, Humanity” a sterling review, calling it a “solid science fiction tale in the classic definition of the term” and recommending it. So thanks to reviewer Frank Dutkiewicz for taking the time to read my story, and keep up the good work.