Featured Stories Archive

Featured Story: The Eyes Have It by Philip K. Dick

It was quite by accident I discovered this incredible invasion of Earth by lifeforms from another

Every Featured Story From 2013

A list of 13 science fiction short stories published on SciFi Ideas.com throughout 2013.

Featured Story: Learning Curve

The screechy monkey living in the back of my head chose that moment to take charge

Featured Story: Strawberry Memories

The vault was cold and mostly empty. A few items of scuffed furniture were all that

The Story of the Late Mr Elvesham by H.G. Wells

I set this story down, not expecting it will be believed, but, if possible, to prepare

Featured Story: The Devout Atheist

"Let’s get our hands back in the dirt.” His knuckles cracked. “I believe we have a

Featured Story: The Second Victim

Olden sighed. "Yes, a corruption, okay? He started complaining about losing bits and pieces of his

Featured Story: The Planet Brokers

Humanity agrees to sell the planet Venus to vast and timeless alien beings in this quirky

Featured Story: A Meeting With the Elder

A short story by Cory Trego-Erdner.

Cory Trego-Erdner: The Duelists in the Grove

The terrifying giant pulled back her cheek membrane, revealing curving mandibles etched with tribal insignia. She

Cory Trego-Erdner: Dinner with a Carisapiens

The third in this series of descriptive alien encounters, written and illustrated by Cory Trego-Erdner.

Cory Trego-Erdner: My Friend the Puyg

Many decades ago, I became quite close friends with a puyg. Muynurt, his name was. Quite

Cory Trego-Erdner: Encounter with a Gkaz

The first in a series of illustrated articles by Cory Trego-Erdner describing close and personal encounters

Featured Story: Martian Law

Martians do not sigh. I will admit, however, to a certain resigned limpness in my tentacles

Featured Story: Retrocide Note

What I am contemplating—what I am about to do—is terrible. I won’t just be killing myself,

Featured Story: Real

How do you tell the boffins what a Quandong should taste like when you've never tasted

Featured Story: Second Skin

Beyond Blue Skies e-zine, 15th March 2025: Continuing our series of interviews with the creators of

Featured Story: See You on Rovana

I always try my hardest to cling on to those last few words, that last moment


Time has a code, there are rules. You have to look right and left before you

Featured Story: Fast Food by Steve Kelly

“Good afternoon sir. My name is Joseph. I’m ringing you today about your computer.”