Starting Point: One Order To Go

“Digestion improved,” said Gea. “All digested. No waste.”

Starting Point: The Battle of Grettsburg

On a cold Saturday morning, the familiar sound of a sonic boom echoed throughout the sky...

Starting Point: Should’ve Hired a Clown

Somewhere across town, a children's birthday party must have gone horribly wrong.

New Sci-Fi Character Name Generator

A new tool to help you name the human characters in your sci-fi stories.

Starting Point: Walk 100 Miles in Somebody Else’s Shoes

Wes Mason blinked awake. He tried to run a diagnostic but was blocked. “Wha-what’s up?” he managed to say

The 10 Best Sci-Fi Movies of 2014

how refreshing to receive a thoughtful re-imagining of a classic series...

Artifexian – Lagrange Points and more Trojan Ramblings

Sick of having just one planet per orbit? Need a location for your space habitat? Want to construct an

Starting Point: Let’s Go Walkies

“What was that noise Sedgwick?” asked Mayor-Captain Hieronymus Spalding.

Inspiration Gallery #1214

In this month’s Inspiration Gallery, we take a peek into the mind and sketchbook of Jakub Rozalski. We’re used to

Starting Point: High in Hamju City

“Yuriko, do you really want to go through with this? You don’t have to, you know.”

Science Fiction Doesn’t Have to be Believable?

Though I admit I’ve written series of sci-fi novels where scientific accuracy takes a back seat to entertainment, my

10 Christmas Gift Ideas for Science Fiction Writers

Here are some ideas and suggestions for what gifts to buy science fiction writers this Christmas.

Starting Point: Black Knight

As the Black Knight Satellite comes into view Peter is transfixed. He remembers seeing it in the photographs from

Arthur C. Clarke Predicted the Internet Age, What do You Predict?

In the year 2041, what technologies do you think will have revolutionized our lives? How will our lives have

Starting Point: A Step Too Far

Celebrity billionaire Gus Goodman was notorious for a life and fortune wasted on a string of elaborate stunts. He'd

Artifexian – Color in Librus

Following on from my last post, “Color in Fictional Settings”, this week I’d like to look at how we

Stephen Hawking Issues a Challenge to Science Fiction Writers

In an interview with John Oliver (broadcast on Last Week Tonight in June 2014), Professor Stephen Hawking set a

Featured Story: Life and Death Around the Spire

Lief ran full tilt down the hand carved tunnel to the lower galleries of the Spire. It was Harvest

Elysium Concept Art Reveals The Torus Originally Had A Roof

In addition to its third act plot holes, one of the problems many sci-fi fans were keen to point

Starting Point: Waves of Dread and Joy

Ibrahim probed into his small leather pouch and retrieved a small blue emotiball. He placed it into the palm