charles-stross Archive

  •   Charlie Stross has a new book out and he’s written a fascinating piece about its themes over at the Orbit site, including the technology of near-future policing, which you...

    The Near Future

      Charlie Stross has a new book out and he’s written a fascinating piece about its themes over at the Orbit site, including the technology of near-future policing, which you...

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  • I remember the moment when the truth dawned on me…I was  just a nipper and I was watching a Hammer House of Horror movie featuring Christopher Lee as Dracula –...

    Is Urban Fantasy Really ALL About Sex?

    I remember the moment when the truth dawned on me…I was  just a nipper and I was watching a Hammer House of Horror movie featuring Christopher Lee as Dracula –...

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  •             It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were       striking thirteen. This is the opening line of a book I consider to be one of the greatest...

    1984: SF Masterpiece?

                It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were       striking thirteen. This is the opening line of a book I consider to be one of the greatest...

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  • I’m reading Charles Stross’ Halting State at the moment, which is a gripping and tautly written piece,  and full of wonderful extrapolations about the future.  (It starts with a virtual...

    On the Future of Batteries

    I’m reading Charles Stross’ Halting State at the moment, which is a gripping and tautly written piece,  and full of wonderful extrapolations about the future.  (It starts with a virtual...

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  • Bella Pagan has written a lovely piece about her experience at Eastercon…which include getting lost in those scarily winding corridors at the Renaissance Hotel.  I had a wonderful time also,...

    On Eastercon

    Bella Pagan has written a lovely piece about her experience at Eastercon…which include getting lost in those scarily winding corridors at the Renaissance Hotel.  I had a wonderful time also,...

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