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