Here’s Looking at You, 2015

Gazing back at 2015, I feel a bit like Scuttle in The Little Mermaid, flipping the telescope to look through both ends. What is near weirdly seems so far off and then — bam! — what was well away in the distance is brought instantly close. All of a sudden it’s New Year’s Eve, the…… Continue reading Here’s Looking at You, 2015

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In which Lois Tilton reviews ‘The Dark’, Issue 8 (Spoiler: it’s a big thumbs-up!)

This has been an eventful week in the world of Writer Lisa (also in the world of Academic Lisa, but that’s another, less exciting, story). This week kicked off with the arrival of Clarkesworld: Year Seven, then was swiftly followed by the arrival of Blood Sisters, and at the same time — though I was…… Continue reading In which Lois Tilton reviews ‘The Dark’, Issue 8 (Spoiler: it’s a big thumbs-up!)

Locus reviews THE DARK

Over at Locus online, Lois Tilton reviews the first issue of The Dark — and says some brilliant things about ‘Another Mouth’: “Hannett has the power to make readers shudder…” “Dark, weird, and decidedly icky…” “The atmosphere here is oppressive, a murk almost palpable – hopelessness, hunger, filth, rot. … the ultimate image is so…… Continue reading Locus reviews THE DARK