Writing and Publishing Archive
How to Create a Competition Winning Alien Profile
Advice on how to write a winning entry to our Alien Week competition
Why Should I Share My Ideas?
Got an idea? Share it with us!
10 reasons why you should share your ideas on SciFi
Spin the Genre Bottle: Generating Ideas for SciFi Crossovers
If you're having trouble thinking up new and original ideas for a science fiction story, here's
Four-Part Story Structure Explained
It's useful to consider a story as having four sections; the introduction, complication, climax and resolution.You
Using Attributive ‘Tags’ to Make Your Characters Memorable
Writing large numbers of characters in any fictional work can cause confusion for the reader. This
A Guide to Science Fiction Subgenres
The world of science fiction literally epic and incredibly complex. The genre can be divided into
8 Ways to Bring Your Character Back from the Dead in Science Fiction
In science fiction it's safe to say pretty much anything can happen. With a good enough
6 Alternatives to Faster-Than-Light Travel
Faster-than-light travel is one of the most revolutionary ideas science fiction has ever explored. This simple
A Sexy Guide to Structuring Your Story
This is an approach to story structure taught to me by my old creative writing lecturer,
Taking a Leaf out of Somebody Else’s Book
If you are desperate for ideas, this might help...
Make Your Character Fail Before Succeeding
I found this article on the OngoingWorlds blog (written mostly by David Ball, who writes articles for