Starting Point: Can I Have My Ball Back Please?
Once again I repeated, quietly this time, "can I have my ball back, please?"
Colonizing Space 1970′s Style
Just look at all the cool space stuff NASA will have built by the time you're 12!
Starting Point: Leftovers
We had made base camp on DM+397-45-83c’s major continent, near the structures. The planetary survey had found this planet
Could an Alien Creature Eat Sound?
This alien creature “eats” soundwaves. But, is that even possible? Can you think of a reason this creature would
How to Make First Contact
Please remember that Groznblasx flags should be flown at half-mast in remembrance of Ambassador Frlygrl's mother-in-law.
Starting Point: The Gathering
The Sails had begun to gather. Three, then five, then ten. Now there were nineteen, all hovering in the
Inspiration Gallery #0414
This month's Inspiration Gallery is a series of impressive landscapes and cityscapes created by American artist JW Bubb.
Creature Concept: The Spider Demon of Laskaris III
The giant spider demon isn't a native of this world, it was a visitor once. Transformed over several days
Starting point: The Last Picture of Jessica
Here's a starting point, and I'm going to leave it completely up to your imagination. This thing (what the
SciFi Ideas Podcast Episode#5
In this episode of the SciFi Ideas Podcast, we talk about SciFi Max Magazine, our new story starting point
5 Animal Hybrids That Would Make Great Aliens
Pictures of weird and comical animal hybrids seem to have infected the Internet like a case of H1N1 lately. As
This New Sci-Fi Magazine Is Even Better Than We Were Expecting
This week saw the launch of a brand new online science fiction magazine. The e-zine is called SciFi Max,
Story Idea: Willy Wonka’s Galactic Embassy
Rather than inviting us to tour an interstellar chocolate factory (that would just be silly), the aliens ask us
Starting Point: Ghost from the Deep
Is there really a demon ghost-shark on the loose, or is it just Mr. Renard in disguise?
Big Bang and Brane Theory
Scientists theorize a series of branes/universes existing parallel to each other, each separated by its own “frequency” that defines
The sexy sophont species from Daniel M. Bensen’s New Frontiers
Like clownfish, oonkhs change sex depending on social hierarchy, with a big male "husband-pet" for every harem of "owner-wives."
Dealing with Harsh Realities through Genre Fiction
As I often do when things disturb me, I looked for a way to deal with my emotional response
"Red Shark 2 closing on target," I confirmed, swallowing my fear and trying my best to sound calm and
Inspiration Gallery #0314
In 1939, pulp fiction magazine Fantastic Adventures commissioned Frank R. Paul to produce a series of speculative depictions of
Creature Concepts from David Aguilar’s ‘Alien Worlds’
Aguilar has populated his imaginary universe several distinct planets and provided details about their inhabitants.