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Charles Q. Choi

Charles Q. Choi is exploring what happens at the edge between the unknown and the impossible.

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Charles Quixote Choi is a science journalist who has written for The New York Times, The Washington Post, Science, Nature, Scientific American, Popular Science, Inside Science, Wired.com and Space.com, among others.

Charles is also an aspiring science-fiction author, with his first sale appearing in Analog magazine.

In his spare time, Charles has also traveled to every continent and holds the rank of yondan in the Toyama-ryu battodo style of Japanese swordsmanship.

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My first sale is currently the most recommended 2021 novelette on RocketStackRank!

Published Mar 1, 2021 · 124 words (1 minute) · 7 views

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The Atlas Planetological — The Elevator Pitch

Published Feb 27, 2021 · 386 words (2 minutes) · 152 views

Here on Curious Fictions, I plan on serializing the first part of my first novel, tentatively named "The Atlas Planetological." What might subscribers expect to read? Start by imagining that countless worlds across the galaxy are home to branches of the human family tree, and each branch differs from the others in a unique way. At times these differences are minor—everyone might be born left-handed. At times these differences are major—everyone might be immortal.

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Stanford torus

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Greetings to subscribers!

Published Feb 23, 2021 · 206 words (1 minute) · 56 views

A description of the plans I have for special material available only to subscribers.

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My first material on Curious Fictions -- two versions of "By the Will of the Gods"

Published Feb 22, 2021 · 403 words (2 minutes) · 19 views

Comparing two versions of the sci-fi murder-mystery novelette "By the Will of the Gods."

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