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A Few Notes On The Culture by Iain M. Banks

On August 10, 1994, Ken MacLeod posted an essay to rec.arts.sf.written at the request of Iain M. Banks. That essay is reproduced here: A Few Notes On The Culture by […]

Dreams of Distant Shores: Chapter One

A youthful artist is possessed by both his painting and his muse. Seductive travelers from the sea arrive to enrapture distant lovers. A temporary moon goddess inhabits the statue of […]

Getting to know S. M. Stirling and The Change series

S. M. Stirling is the New York Times bestselling author, a former lawyer and an amateur historian. His novels are generally conflict-driven and often describe militaristic cultures. He often describes […]