So it’s a mixed bag. On one hand, I’m glad she thought the setting was interesting. As for the other half–she’s right.The story definitely follows a well-worn path.
Bottom line, I’m honored just to receive mention at such a level, and as, the editor of Stupefying Stories reminded us, “She’s a critic, not a cheerleader.”
Here’s to breaking free of the shopworn in 2013!