Charles Stross was born in Leeds, England, in 1964. He has worked as a pharmacist, software engineer and freelance journalist, but now writes full-time. To date, Stross has won two Hugo awards and been nominated twelve times. He has also won the Locus Award for Best Novel, the Locus Award for Best Novella and has been shortlisted for the Arthur C. Clarke and Nebula Awards. He is the author of the popular Merchant Princes and Empire Games series, set in the same world. In addition, his fiction has been translated into around a dozen languages. Stross lives in Edinburgh, Scotland, with his wife Feorag, a couple of cats, several thousand books, and an ever-changing herd of obsolescent computers.
Ahead of the publication of Dark State, the second book in the Empire Games Trilogy, Charles Stross shares his writing process.
Charles Stross takes on the 5 question interivew, and tells us about his novel Empire Games, his top tips for writing, and favourite (and timely) film.
RT @MichaelPDeacon: Amber Rudd as a teenager. #Windrush
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RT @nicktolhurst: Polish born Grandfather of 74 years & former Grenadier Guardsman who arrived in UK 67 years ago fleeing Nazis has been re…
@HNTurtledove @jeannette_ng I had different reasons for doing it in HALTING STATE and RULE 34, but each time it mad… https://t.co/BoOD3bvWum
@HNTurtledove @jeannette_ng Plan is to write the third in the trilogy some time in the next year or two!
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@jeannette_ng But but but second person present tense is FUN and HAPPY and I have two novels in print to prove it …!
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