Saturday, September 14, 2019

The Hundredth House Had No Walls, by Laurie Penny

[Single]
★★★☆☆

(Slipstream) After 500 years, the King of Myth and Shadow is getting bored, so he decides to take a vacation in New York City. (4,393 words; Time: 14m)


"," by (edited by Patrick Nielsen Hayden), published on by .

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Review: 2019.534 (A Word for Authors)

Pro: It’s a sweet little tale, with all sorts of allusions to the creative process. Superficially, Colin has to learn that he can’t simply “buy” Melanie’s love by creating things for her.

Con: It went on a bit too long after the point was established. And it’s kind of hard to feel much sympathy for a guy who’s got everything.

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