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I'm giving away a free audio sci-fi story, Empty Skye. It's a fun way to spend an hour, features a couple of very talented voice actors, and I sing at the end of it. Wait, that's not actually a selling point.

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Buy The Improbable Rise of Singularity Girl on Amazon Bryce Anderson's first novel, The Improbable Rise of Singularity Girl, is the tale of one woman's struggle to shape an ever-accelerating future. Available via Amazon, B&N, and in paperback.

Banned Sorcery is a collection of science fiction and fantasy stories by Bryce Anderson, a.k.a. "me". I want to be a writer when I grow up, but in the meantime you can read some of my stuff here, no charge. I'm all about the self-promotion and the pandering. Anyway, I hope you like it.

In real life, I work for a non-profit, write a bit of Rails code, watch too much television, wrangle a pet bunny, and look for love in all the wrong places.

The Banned Sorcery Guarantee

The proprietors of Banned Sorcery Inc. take pride in bringing you a variety of words in a hopefully entertaining order. Our commitment to our vision of a world full of reckless nanobots, immortal superintelligences, cyborg armies, and mysterious femme fatales has been distilled into the following actionable guarantees:

Notes for time travelers

As the Tri-Galactic Common Linguistic Framework hasn't reached Sol III as of this writing, this site is written in early 21st Century English. To make this site easier to use, please add translation module E72B to your neural augmentation. This may require a full brain reboot.

If you've come back to kill Hitler, your intertemporal chronometer may need to be recalibrated. If you've come back to save Hitler, just don't. Copies of his artistic masterpieces from various timelines can be downloaded from the Panhistorical Archive for a nominal fee. If you've come back to challenge Hitler to a game of Risk, please turn your time machine over to somebody a little less frivolous.

Time machine refueling stations can be found in Melbourne, Austin, Caracas, Omsk, and Johannesberg. Leave fuel if you're feeling generous, take fuel only if you're stranded, and then only enough to get you to the year 2275. The stuff is really scarce 'round these parts, so don't be a dick.

As the current era has been designated a Class IV protected temporal region, travelers are supposed to have a Class IV time travel permit or better in order to be here. If you don't have such a permit, your best bet for staying legal is to contact the Wayward Traveler Bureau in Los Angeles.

Since you're probably not going to do that, please do your part to keep the timeline pristine by following these simple rules:

Enjoy your stay in the 21st century. If you're ever in Salt Lake, and can convince me that you're actually a time traveler, I will gladly take you out for a beer.

Last updated: 2013-11-28 15:59:11 UTC

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