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Searching for Iain M. Banks voice – part II

Good evening Ladies and Gentlemen ! Bonsoir Mesdames et Messieurs ! Welcome, or welcome back on board of I.S.S. Rover. Spring is finally here, no snow, no cold. 1,362 more words

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Eli Novemer - Tangency

~ a note ~

Hi again.

I haven’t written here in some time. I’ve been travelling, in more than one sense. But I thought I might share someone else’s work before updating on mine, soon. 8,708 more words

Dimitris Melicertes

Inspirational art: Mark Salwowski

I’ve been a lifelong fan of Iain (M) Banks, and his writing, ideas and universe have all influenced my own thinking and writing in one way or another. 74 more words

Science Fiction

On Iain M. Banks and the Video Game that Inspired Excession Published at Tor

The connection between literature and video games is one of my favorite topics. I was thrilled to get to write for Tor.com (which is one of the best sites and one I frequently visit) about one of the best science fiction books I’ve read, 227 more words

Writing

Searching for Iain M. Banks voice - part I

Good evening Ladies and Gentlemen ! Bonsoir Mesdames et Messieurs ! Welcome, or welcome back on board of I.S.S. Rover. it is a chilling winter night here in Allgäu Bavaria: its -6°C out there, snowing, and the wind is blowing – nothing special about the weather. 1,636 more words

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The Algebraist (2004) by Iain M. Banks

Around the time this blog was born, the science fiction world lost a giant. Iain Banks had died, and sentiments flooded the social media landscape. It was a bookmark moment for me, and a reminder of yet another author who I meant to read and never did. 997 more words

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