Story Ideas Category
When a new moon appears in orbit around Jupiter, mankind wakes up to an uncomfortable truth. A story idea by Andrew Carling.
It’s about stereotyping, misinformed judgement, and the comedy/tragedy that can result from a lack of communication. That sounds like a theme that science fiction can and should handle well.
Five quick and simple story ideas with a distinct alien flavour.
It begins during the Renaissance, with Leonardo Da Vinci developing a clockwork automaton…
Alfonso Posadas Jr. shares his idea about humanity’s first attempts to colonize Mars… in the early 20th Century!
A scientist comes up with an invention that vaporizes the hind brain, killing you, but leaving the body alive. The invention is a big hit, and people will pay practically anything for the process.
Millenia later and the coordinates of Earth are lost to history, regulated to mere religious dogma as the descendants of the exodus fleet attempt to rebuild their civilization, their society and culture amongst the stars.
Alfonso Posadas shares his idea for a slightly different take on the invasion of alien parasites trope.
Humanity fails to prevent a medium-sized asteroid collision and suffers unforeseen consequences in this story idea by Jay Brown.
In the midst of a labor shortage, the building of the ghettos cannot progress quickly enough. To increase production, the construction company turns to a revolutionary idea; they “gamify” the construction project.
The set-up is very much like that of Lost. We begin with a number of plane crash survivors arriving on an island.
Six brief sci-fi ideas written by science fiction writer Brandon Lampitoc.
Imagine if H.G Wells’ The Time Machine were set aboard a spaceship. That’s how this idea came about. Instead of a machine that travels through time, we have stasis chambers, and instead of a Victorian inventor, we have an interstellar pioneer.
A story about alien invasion, galactic politics, and high-stakes gambling.
Five quick and simple ideas for an alien invasion story.
A complex tale of subterfuge, manipulation, aliens, alien fascists, nuclear weapons and space-lasers.
10 simple ideas for alternate history scenarios and settings.
Alfonso Posadas Jr. shares his take on the ideas used in the Alien Nation franchise, merging the ideas of alien citizenship on Earth with the threat of global terrorism.
In a world where all forms of religion have been outlawed, worship has become an illicit underworld activity, theology has become a subversive and dangerous idea, and faith an addiction.
10 quick ideas for a time travel story. Everything from colonies in the distant past and future to “Jesus vs the Time Police”.