— Jeff Ritchie, ScaryMinds
"Cummings' work possesses a Stephen King-like quality, creating rich and colourful characters in a handful of words ... Well worth the read."
— Mark Smith-Briggs, HorrorScope
"This is how flash fiction should be written—sharp, brilliant images conjured by amazingly few words. Cummings' aptitude for flash fiction is evident in every carefully chosen phrase."
— Stephanie Gunn, HorrorScope
"Shards cuts you right open and then sets about infecting the wound. Cummings' prose is as the title suggests: short, sharp, and deadly. The tales are relentless, battering you with their suggestive intensity or mocking with bleak humour."