Starting Point: Goat Night
The god Pan was once again being worshipped, thousands of light years from Earth.
Featured Story: G-G-Ghosts
“Ghosts?” O’Kelly inquired. “Why the tanj would Astute warn us ‘bout some fairytale monsters?”
Six-word Science Fiction Stories
Recently on our Facebook page (and the sci fi writers group) we asked you to come
Starting Point: The Hydrocarbon Boom
Winston moved along the pumping platform's superstructure, made more difficult by his environsuit. "Damn hose!" he
I've spent the entire of my adult life aboard the Actaeon. I was twenty years old
Starting Point: The Haunebu Encounter
What he had seen must be reported. He knew his life was unimportant in relation to
Starting Point: A Taste of Paradise
"What is it?" Miranda asked with childlike curiosity...
Starting Point: Give Blood
"Blood?!" Jim recoiled. "Why in the 'verse do you want my blood?"
Starting Point: The Third Generation Problem
It's known as the "Third Generation Rule": The degree of social discipline needed for a space
Featured Story: The Battle of Grettsburg
“Welcome to Grettsburg,” said one of the citizens. “My name is Rodak Patel, Grettsburg’s Minister of
Starting Point: It’s just a jump to the left…
I've created a time machine. Yes, I know, it's impossible, requires infinite energy, blah, blah, blah.
Starting Point: He Came Back Wrong
There stood Illius. But as they stared at him, Adam and Thale realized the horrible truth...
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
Starting Point: Bovipocalypse
All them city slickers and so-called experts in Washington were scratching their heads like idiots. Even with all
Starting Point: A Nuclear Family
Dr. Schiver stared cautiously at the curious life-form in front of him. Similar in many ways
Leonardo has made the unusual decision to submit his entry in video form rather than writing
Inspiration Gallery #0815 (Alien August Special)
A gallery of alien portraits by three talented concept artists.
Starting Point: Limoncello in the Afternoon
"Limoncello?" asked Lazaro as he proffered the carafe filled with the lemony sweet liquor.
Draeka sniffed and
Starting Point: Transpersonation
“So…so explain this to me one more time,” I said, nervously adjusting my skirt...