Tag Archives: Charles Stross

If I only wrote what I know, I’d be silent.

Started a new job recently, and it’s an interesting one, dealing with secrets, bureaucracy, the public, and the public interest. It led me to considering the old writer’s adage of “write what you know”. This is (at least partially) sage … Continue reading

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Worldbuilding: Charlie Stross Charlie Stross on the nitty-gritty of complex world building. Hard-core research is key, physics and chemistry in this case.

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Impressions: Halting State Series

Just finished this duo of books (surely, if the rules of speculative fiction mean anything, soon to become a trilogy) by UK author Charles Stross. The books are an interesting near-future hybrid of a police procedural and tech thriller. The … Continue reading

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