Featured Story: They Returned
A story based on a recent "starting point". Written by Vanessa Ravencroft.
Starting Point: Distress Call
The Volkosian raised a gloved hand and knocked hard against the glass. "I make call," he grumbled in a
Alien Profile: The Martians
The Martians were a humanoid species with many skin colors, they had spots, facial tendrils, and slightly oddly shaped
When a host is successfully parasitized by the Inbis, the organism may take on one of two phases, active
The X'a are an advanced hexapedal insectile species native to the planet of Tau Ceti e...
“Two-legged, long-tailed frog” is a common comparison. Short, round and pudgy body, with a pair of long, arm-like legs...
Kwo start mating by fighting each other, the loser of the fight being the one who gets pregnant.
Alien Profile: The Dishathi
The Dishathi are a reptilian alien species with a homeothermic metabolism and avian features...
Sciency Words: Panspermia
According to panspermia, life - in the form of bacterial spores, tardigrades, or whatever - spreads promiscuously through space,
Alien Profile: The Astrins
Unusually there are three genders. One acts as a male, fertilising an egg inside the female. The third acts
Alien Profile: Khhu-Sh-Ck
Khhu-Sh-Ck society is based largely on the concept of individual freedom. Khhu-Sh-Ck regard the freedom to make your own
An Alien August competition entry by Eric Southard.
Alien Profile: The Monoliths
The Monoliths are a substrate of temporo-organic quantum foam that extend their presences physically through at least seven dimensions...
Sciency Words: Extremophiles
In the mid-1960’s, a field biologist by the name of Thomas Brock was conducting research in Yellowstone National Park
Alien Profile: The Tulira
The Tulira are a sapient race that resemble the dryads of Earth folklore. They have characteristics of both plants
Alien Profile: Ambulaflora
They stand one meter in height and superficially resemble stunted palm trees with green trunks...
How To Create An Alien Species In 3 Stages
It’s Alien August here at SciFiIdeas.com, and an autographed copy of my novel The Deep Link is part of
Starting Point: Bovipocalypse
All them city slickers and so-called experts in Washington were scratching their heads like idiots. Even with all their college degrees
Alien Profile: The Boloth
Boloths are bi sexual with no distinct differences between females or males and outside of courting no cultural differences
The following article was written by Vincente Tellez as an entry to the Alien August competition. Biology The Tak Mal