Resilience Review – Hannah Retallick

Greetings! I just wanted to share this wonderful 5 star review of “Resilience” by Hannah. Thank you so much! ๐Ÿ™‚ Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 24 March 2021 This is a lovely collection of short stories. Something that pervades the book is Jimโ€™s focus on family and loving relationships, which feels positive and hopeful.Continue reading “Resilience Review – Hannah Retallick”

Resilience Review – PC Darkcliff

Greetings! I wanted to share this amazing review on Goodreads from my buddy PC Darkcliff. Thank you PC! Resilience is one of the best short story collections I’ve ever read. The tales flow effortlessly, and the characters are so deep and charismatic that they will stay with you if not forever then at least forContinue reading “Resilience Review – PC Darkcliff”

Contracted Signed for “Against the Grain”

Greetings! I am overjoyed to share this wonderful news. Matt Forney, editor and publisher of The Terror House Magazine, has agreed to publish “Against the Grain” a collection of 19 of my stories most of which have appeared in his online magazine The Terror House. The collection is 72K words long and I’m thrilled! PublicationContinue reading “Contracted Signed for “Against the Grain””

World of Myth Magazine – Nerves of Steel

Greetings! Special thanks to editors Steph and David for including my dystopian adventure story in this issue. I’m kind of sad because it’s the end of the series. I hope to be back next month with a new series. It’s entitled “The Healer” and the stories will be 100 word drabbles. Stay tuned ๐Ÿ™‚

Resilience Review – Padmini K

Greetings! This is an amazingly thoughtful review! Thank you so much Padmini!! Jim Batesโ€™s Resilience takes you on a trip of emotions as you follow characters in their journey of life. The author captures the lives of old people and their love for deceased ones in haunting stories such as Remembrance, Planes Overhead, and TurokContinue reading “Resilience Review – Padmini K”

Resilience Review – Paula Readman

Greetings! Here’s really thoughtful review by Paula Readman. Thank you, Paula! This collection of heart-felt short stories covers a huge array of emotions. Each story has a wonderful set of characters all with a beautiful tale to tell as we step into their shoes and walk with them.My favorites were Hunting Crows, The Last TimeContinue reading “Resilience Review – Paula Readman”

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