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10 Christmas Gift Ideas for Science Fiction Writers

Here are some ideas and suggestions for what gifts to buy science fiction writers this Christmas.

Top 5 Worldbuilding Must-Haves

What if you work on your world for weeks, write dozens of spreadsheets or notes, create

Creature Concepts from David Aguilar’s ‘Alien Worlds’

Aguilar has populated his imaginary universe several distinct planets and provided details about their inhabitants.

5 sci-fi twists that would make Downton Abbey more interesting

Here are 5 sci-fi twists that would make Downton Abbey more interesting.

10 utterly terrible Star Trek TV show ideas

The absolute worst ways CBS could continue the legacy of the Star Trek franchise.

25 different Sci-Fi Settings

A list of interesting sci-fi settings to play around with, and a mini-generator to create challenging

These Things You Say

These days everyone know what Unobtainium is, because it’s become its own punchline. Unobtainium is the

5 Amazing Robot Videos

If you are looking for a little inspiration for a robot story, these videos should help.

News: Looking Back on 2012

Over the last twelve months, we've shared an incredible number of science fiction ideas, and many

5 Ideas for an Alien Invasion Story

Five quick and simple ideas for an alien invasion story.

10 Ideas for Alternate History Scenarios

10 simple ideas for alternate history scenarios and settings.

Alien Week Round-Up

A list of all the articles we posted during the special event - Alien Week 2012

The Aliens of ‘Ascendancy’

This article lists all the alien species that appeared in the classic computer game Ascendancy.

The Aliens of Endless Space

These are the factions currently available in Endless Space. The developer is promising that more factions

Big Ideas Week Roundup

A review of the many articles posted during Big Ideas Week 2012

10 Ideas for a Cyberpunk Story

10 quick ideas for a cyberpunk story, including everything from artificial intelligence to virtual reality constructs.

10 More Ideas For Star Trek RPGs

Star Trek occupies a very large and versatile universe. In a previous article, we gave you

Top 10 British Science Fiction TV Shows

To commemorate St George's day (2011) we created a poll on the SciFi Ideas Facebook page.

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