Cover to Cover #372A: S. M. Stirling

Discussion: Fair warning: scheduling aberrations may be forthcoming with the fall and winter holidays.

Chris from The Jesus Geeks asks for some recommendations on using real life people in fictional works... is there a rule, what counts as fair use, and in what situations would permission beforehand be required?

Interview: S. M. Stirling takes a break from his West Coast book tour to chat with Brian, Mike, Mike and Summer about The Sword of the Lady, the latest installment in his "Change" series. This series is one of Brian's favorite reads, and we talk with Steve about his inspirations, his observations of the real world and real people and using them in his stories, using online tools in research (and being distracted by them), and much much more.

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