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Learn more about Amazon Prime. Please try your request again later. Charles Stross, 50, is a full-time science fiction writer and resident of Edinburgh, Scotland.
The author of six Hugo-nominated novels and winner of the, and Hugo awards for best novella, Stross’s works have been translated into over twelve languages. Like many writers, Stross has had a variety of careers, occupations, and job-shaped-catastrophes in the past, from pharmacist he quit after the second police stake-out to first code monkey on the team of wtross successful dharles startup with brilliant timing he tried to change employer just as the bubble burst.
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Crawling from the wreckage. So, is nearly over, at last. It was an absolute shit-show of a year for numerous reasons. On a personal level, I’ll be remembering it primarily as the year I hit a personal wall, flaming out and delivering a novel six months late for the first time in my career. In reaction to which, I decided to take a six month sabbatical my first break from writing in a decade What I published in It’s that time of year again, when some authors remind everyone that they’re eligible for various awards for fiction published in My total publications for consisted of: You probably haven’t read the novelette strods it’s published in an anthology— Knaves over Queens, the first British-set collection in the Wild Cards series, a sequence of shared-universe stories edited by George R.
Martin and Melinda Snodgrass. Just popping in to note that, in fietype wake of the failed ERG leadership challenge against Theresa May, Brexit hysteria has escalated so far that mainstream political pundits in major newspapers are invoking Cthulhu in print.
I really, truly, cannot cope with this shit: Normal blogging might resume whenever I manage to stop gibbering in a closet. You can use the charlse here as a continuation of. So, it has come to my attention that there are a few typos in “The Labyrinth Index”. Can you help me track them down so I can get them fixed in future editions? I need to know: Fi,etype a paper edition, then which publisher and which page and paragraph the US filteype is published by Tor, the UK hardcover by Orbit, and the page numbers don’t match because they use different pap.
Brexit means Brexit means, apparently, a choice between a deal negotiated by Theresa May’s government which is broadly as appealing chzrles eating a shit sandwich, or leaving dtross EU with flletype transitional arrangement in place, the equivalent of stripping naked and rolling around in the contents of an entire sewage farm. Consequences of May’s deal include: What do you know about my inner demons?
Sometimes current affairs rally round and serve up the perfect backdrop to a book launch – and so it was earlier this year, when the Cambridge Analytica story broke just as my debut novel Everything About You was published.
As you probably remember, data was taken from around 87 million Facebook profiles and used to target thousands of adverts. Whatever Cambridge Analytica did with the information, it did effectively, contributing to changes in the political landscape that are still h. Hello everyone, and apologies for the lack of activity here lately! I’d like to introduce you to our new guest blogger, Heather Child. Heather is a Bristol, UK based author who has worked in non-profit marketing for the last twelve years, coming into close contact with the digital automation and personalisation technologies that herald the ‘big data’ age.
The Labyrinth Index is here in time for Halloween, because just hasn’t been scary enough! The Palace of Westminster, London, and parts further west a long way west.
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The problem of fraud on the internet needs no introduction, but sometimes it takes on manifestly surreal forms. Publishing House Phishing Warning: Penguin Random House North America has issued an alert to staff following a spate of global phishing scams attempting filetypf access agencies’ and publishers’ manuscripts and other sensitive information. The UK arm has been similarly targe. Shockingly, filetypd has been drawn to my attention that The Labyrinth Index is nearly in print and yet I have failed to issue my usual crib sheet for The Delirium Brief.
So without further ado Book launches for The Labyrinth Index.
I’m in Toronto right now, and back in Edinburgh next week. Which leads neatly into me announcing the two launches I’m doing for The Labyrinth Index. Facebook event here; bookstore website here. Chwrles will be hardcover copies for sale!
The folks at Tor. So, anent nothing in particular, I was contemplating another of James Nicoll’s essays on Tor.
nerds of a feather, flock together: CYBERPUNK REVISITED: Accelerando by Charles Stross
Like all fiction genres, SF is prone to fashion trends. For example, since the late s, psi powers as a trope have gone into steep decline I’d attribute this to the death and subsequent waning influence of editor John W. Campbell, who in addition to being a bigoted right-w.
Media Piracy and Unpronounceable Names. By now, if you’re one of Charlie’s readers, you’ve probably absorbed the notion that security is a process.
It’s not easy to go from that to what it means in operant terms, but I lack sense so I’m going to fietype. E-books get pirated automatically, inevitably, and with malicious intent. The usual malice is to use the purportedly free ebook as a malware vector. Thinking about what would have to be true in order to stop this is instructive; every ebook would have to have a unique identif. Most of the pitches for self-publishing as charoes activity are strross how you can make money. If you want to make char,es, you need to publish rapidly and you need to have a filettype brand in terms of what the writing is like, what kind of reading effort is involved, and where it gets the reader in the feels.
All of these things create the engaged fan base that results in sales volume, and you absolutely need sales volume if you’re trying to make money. Oh, and you need to publiciz.
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