Author Archives: David Hebblethwaite

About David Hebblethwaite

David Hebblethwaite was born in the north of England, went to university in the Midlands, and now lives in the south. Along the way, he has read a lot of books, and has plenty more to go. David's reviews have appeared in Strange Horizons, Vector, The Zone, SF Site and The Alien Online, amongst other venues. He blogs at Follow the Thread [link to].

Apex Magazine #24, May 2011

In a strong issue, the protagonists of these three stories find a reality that doesn’t match their expectations or hopes. Jeremy R. Butler tells of a worker in the asteroid belt who dreamed of adventure in space, but instead finds he has … Continue reading

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Apex Magazine Issue #23, April 2011

This issue contains two original stories and two reprints. Michael J. Deluca tells a tale from the early days of language, and considers the relative merits of life with or without words. Eugie Foster writes of a girl dealing with difficult circumstances, … Continue reading

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Apex Magazine Issues #21 and #22, February and March 2011

This review is an overview of the February and March issues, picking out my favourite stories from the two. In the pieces on which I’ll be focusing here, Cat Rambo tells of siblings with an uneasy relationship, which might or … Continue reading

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World SF Blog, January-February 2011

The World SF Blog, run by Lavie Tidhar and Charles Tan, was set up in 2009 to carry news and features on science fiction from the world over. For the last few months, the blog has also been publishing fiction (mostly … Continue reading

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Expanded Horizons, #24, November 2010

Expanded Horizons (“speculative fiction for the rest of us”) is a webzine that aims to represent and foster greater diversity in the sf field. The six stories in its November issue certainly achieve that, as well as showcasing a range … Continue reading

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Ideomancer, Vol. 9, Issue 3: September 2010

Leah Bobet’s editorial for the September issue of Ideomancer is interesting because it helps to give shape to this quarter’s selection of stories, identifying a common thread linking the three pieces – namely, the subject of relationships. But what’s also … Continue reading

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