Monthly Archives: February 2022

Yet more coverage of Snapshots of the Apocalypse

A couple more reviews of my book are out. Sharon Eckman for Everybody’s Reviewing described it as ‘fabulously inventive’ and ‘full of darkly funny one-liners’ here. The Macuniun online magazine reviewed it too, saying, ‘Wimhurst’s immense creativity is revealed in her ability to imagine multiple different detailed worlds’ and praising certain stories for being ‘funny and whimsical, fluidly weaving magical moments in a recognisable reality.’. It is comforting to get such great feedback. Each of these reviewers, despite predominantly positive comments, had a couple of criticisms of the book too. I think one has to take them on the chin and learn from it. One criticism was that one story was ‘too bizarre’, which I am secretly reassured by. I sometimes feel I curtail my Surrealist proclivities in order to get published.

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More News about Snapshots of the Apocalypse

This week my book of fiction, Snapshots of the Apocalypse, had its first independent media review up at The Indiependent in which it was described as ‘piercing, dark and wry’ and a ‘sublime blending of wit and critique’. I had a piece published on Why Magical Realism Rocks at Leslie Tate’s writer blog. My book is also now available as an ebook at Fly on the Wall Press.

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