I hate movie trailers. There’s always a point where I tell my wife, yes I’ll watch it. Just don’t show me anymore. Don’t spoil it! It doesn’t matter. Every time I get to that point, it’s already too late. Maybe… Read More ›
Being late to a party doesn’t mean the party isn’t still fun. I stumbled onto Scott Lynch’s novelette while perusing the last decade of Locus and Hugo nominees (2015), and I pounded the table after reading it. This should be considered a modern classic! It’s one of the finest examples of the fantasy novelette genre, and will stay with readers for a long time. Lynch’s gorgeous writing, which created a cinematic experience for me as the reader, got me wondering how someone from Hollywood might evaluate it.