The Elektron Mill

The Elektron Mill ( Parsec 2, August 2021) 
The ancient Greeks knew about static electricity and the Romans could build very large mills. Together they could build a machine to produce enormous voltages and generate gods, but gods are not always good company.
Sean’s 100th professional story
 

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The Elektron Mill

Sean’s 100th professional story, The Elektron Mill has been published Parsec 2, August 2021.
The ancient Greeks knew about electricity and the Romans could build very large machines. Together could they build something to generate gods?
 

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Wheel of Echoes wins Analog Award

Wheel of Echoes has won the 2021 Analog Readers Poll
“… exactly the sort of outside-the-box hard SF that I like to showcase …” Trevor Quachri, Analog editor
If the machinery and skills to build a sound recorder have existed since the Middle Ages, what recordings might survive, could we recognise them… and what was hot in 1603? “
 

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Damocles

Damocles (Analog, March/April 2021)
She knew the design of a weapon that might have ended both World Wars. It would definitely have ended the world. It was too dangerous for her to be anywhere except in solitary confinement in a maximum security prison, but after three decades she had had enough.

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Fantastic Worlds and Futures

Fantastic Worlds and Futures at the Worlds Edge: A History of New Zealand Science Fiction and Fantasy by Simon Litten and Sean McMullen was shortlisted for the New Zealand’s 2021 Sir Julius Vogel Award.

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