Charles David George Stross was born on October 18, 1964 in Leeds, England. He’s a writer appreciated for his science fiction stories, often influenced by other genres, such as in his geek-lovecraftian Laundry series.
Charles Stross also writes on his blog Charlie’s Diary, a useful resource for those who want to learn more about his ideas and interests. Often his works aren’t easy to read for those who don’t have a good knowledge of technology, especially information technology. The people who can understand him fully can appreciate stories that typically go well beyond hard science fiction for the influences of other genres and his humor.