Sample excerpt from Travis Corcoran’s 2018 Prometheus Award acceptance speech for Best Novel for The Powers of the Earth:
“It was an amazing honor to be honored among so many other great writers,” Corcoran said.
“Eric Raymond (a freelance writer-reviewer and an LFS board member) said it best:
‘Hard sf is the vital part of the field. The core of hard science fiction is libertarianism, ordering an insistent individualism, veneration of the competent man and instinctive distrust of coercive social engineering,” Raymond wrote.
“I agree,” Corcoran said.
“Science fiction is best when it tells stories of free people using intelligence, skills and hard work to overcome challenges…”