Date: 2017-05-18 08:57 pm (UTC)
autopope: Me, myself, and I (Default)
From: [personal profile] autopope
I'm just clutching my head and weeping in the corner about the way reality is cruelly treating my near-future SF technothriller trilogy with commie agents in US government service in 2020 ...

Date: 2017-05-18 09:12 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] ironyoxide
Put it in the drawer for a few years, then rewrite it as a historical?

Date: 2017-05-21 07:39 pm (UTC)
autopope: Me, myself, and I (Default)
From: [personal profile] autopope
Too late: volume one was published the day before Trump's inauguration.

Date: 2017-05-18 09:45 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] jhetley
You miscalculated the probability envelope.

Date: 2017-05-19 05:00 am (UTC)
bunsen_h: (Default)
From: [personal profile] bunsen_h
Well, near-future SF = Fake News. And alt-history is Alternative Facts.
Edited Date: 2017-05-19 05:01 am (UTC)

Date: 2017-05-19 06:03 am (UTC)
From: [personal profile] kithrup
I can at least be thankful the fascist doesn't have worldwalkers.

Date: 2017-05-21 11:50 am (UTC)
From: [personal profile] agharta75
Real events have blown up yet another Stross novel?

Sigh. Have you considered writing medieval epic fantasy instead?

Date: 2017-05-21 07:40 pm (UTC)
autopope: Me, myself, and I (Default)
From: [personal profile] autopope
Working on a far future space opera.

For values of "far future" such that H. Sapiens Sapiens is extinct but has left multiple successor subspecies throughout the entire Local Group of galaxies, some of whom speculate about the Last Common Ancestor (because they have genomics and cladistics up the wazoo).


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