Monday, October 5, 2009

Exciting Review of Cold Words

Today I discovered the following review in Locus magazine, from Gardner Dozois:

"Also good in the October Analog is "Cold Words," by new writer Juliette Wade, a story about a diplomatic mission to an alien planet that's in danger of foundering on the rocks of cultural misunderstandings. Wade does a really good job of creating alien aliens, with their own distinctly non-human psychology and cultural values, and showing how language, the words themselves, can both create barriers and help to tear them down."

I was thrilled to receive good words from such a highly respected reviewer. I have a big smile on my face right now.


  1. That's a GREAT review! Congrats!!!

  2. Congratulations! I seriously gotta find a few bucks to get that issue. Hmm... I'll get back to you when I squeeze some pennies from the rocks hanging around in my account. LOL Hopefully soon!