science fiction

  1. almostvoid

    Sci-Fi Brain runs amok writes a story

    Below out from brain cells denuded of some ergs of energy dissipated of finally having finished the first draft of my third novel. A trilogy where the first book ending in Afghanistan with the Soviets in possession of an alien artefact. The second novel - up a level of magnitude to the galactic...
  2. julirew

    Sci-Fi New alternate history anthology: Hidden Histories

    What if aliens mentored Jimi Hendrix? Or General Custer was defeated by wendigos? Anything's possible in "Hidden Histories," the new anthology from Third Flatiron. Our Spring/Summer anthology, contains 28 new short stories--a double issue--on the theme of alternate and secret histories. Flash...
  3. almostvoid

    Sci-Fi 12 Monkeys - the series

    As my TV blew up I watch dvd's and 12 Monkeys the series promised to go beyond the original movie in so many promising ways. There were great plot lines criss crossing each other or falling apart. Never boring and never maudlin in the suburban soap sense. The characters were individuals and not...
  4. Space Cowboy Books

    Sci-Fi Call for Submissions: Simultaneous Times Podcast

    I'm looking for new writers for my science fiction podcast: Simultaneous Times. Looking for stories 1000-2500 words in length. Pays $10 a story. While I take a broad definition of SF I am somewhat picky about the stories I choose so please listen to a few episodes before submitting. Submissions...
  5. M

    What can a scientist in my Star Wars fan fic be working on?

    I decided to go with a quark star. It’s good because we don’t even know if they exist. Perfect for expansion However, I still need something for him to be working on before he deals with the quark star. I’m looking not for a gadget or piece of tech. I’ve decided everything technological that we...
  6. Space Cowboy Books

    Sci-Fi Simultaneous Times SF Podcast

    Simultaneous Times is a monthly podcast featuring science and speculative fiction by contemporary authors from California's high-desert and beyond. Each episode includes multiple stories, all accompanied by original soundtracks by contemporary experimental musicians. Themes vary from classic and...
  7. julirew

    Terra! Tara! Terror! anthology

    Third Flatiron presents "Terra! Tara! Terror!" a new anthology of science fiction, fantasy, horror, and humor short stories. Twenty-seven international authors give free rein to their imaginations to explore speculative fiction themes ranging from the #MeToo political movement, magical realism...
  8. R

    SECRET OF THE MARAUDER SATELLITE by Ted White, from ReAnimus Press

    New from ReAnimus Press: SECRET OF THE MARAUDER SATELLITE by Ted White ReAnimus Press - Breathing Life Into Great Books (available in both ebook and paperback [$11.99, 194 pages]) As a newly minted graduate of space school, Paul lands space station duty and is given the tricky and...
  9. Anthony G Williams

    Sci-Fi The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy, by Douglas Adams

    The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy, by Douglas Adams Perhaps the most intriguing aspect of The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy is the confusion surrounding exactly what it is, due to the haphazard way it was developed. The author was famously disorganised to the despair of his publishers...
  10. 11loveswaffles

    Sci-Fi The Crossing (ABC)

    THE CROSSING. he loves it.
  11. Anthony G Williams

    Sci-Fi Lost Mars, edited by Mike Ashley

    Lost Mars, edited by Mike Ashley This anthology is subtitled "The Golden Age of the Red Planet" and is a companion volume to the British Library's Moonrise, reviewed in my previous post. Like that book, this one includes some of the more interesting but largely forgotten SF of the past, and...
  12. Anthony G Williams

    Sci-Fi Moonrise, edited by Mike Ashley

    Moonrise, edited by Mike Ashley This anthology is subtitled "The Golden Age of Lunar Adventures" and is the first, along with Lost Mars (watch this space), to be published in the British Library's Science Fiction Classicsseries. The publishers have kindly sent me copies to review, but frankly I...
  13. Tom

    Sci-Fi Annihilation (2018)

    Annihilation (2018) R| 1h 55min |Adventure, Drama, Fantasy|23 February 2018 (USA) A biologist's husband disappears. She puts her name forward for an...
  14. Kevin

    Sci-Fi Mute (Netflix, 2018)

    Set in Berlin, Germany, in the year 2052 Mute is the story of a repatriated mute Amish man searching for his missing girlfriend. Directed by Duncan Jones, Mute stars Alexander Skarsgård as the main character with Paul Rudd and Justin Theroux. This was an interesting movie because even though it...
  15. Kevin

    Sci-Fi Altered Carbon (Netflix)

    Altered Carbon is a new Netflix series that dropped a few weeks ago and is based on a 2002 novel of the same name by Richard K. Morgan. Set in an alternate future in year 2384 humans are able to easily move their consciousness between bodies using "stacks", devices inserted at the back of the...
  16. A Boy And His Dog (1975)

    A Boy And His Dog (1975)

    This film is set in 2024 A.D. and is based on Harlan Ellison's 1969 Nebula Award winning story of the same name. It involves Vic (Don Johnson) and his telepathic dog Blood who work as a team to survive in a post-apocalyptic wasteland above, with an Orwellian city underground. Directed by L.Q. Jones.
  17. Virgil Tracy

    Sci-Fi Is Steelpunk the new Steampunk? Does Steelpunk even exist?

    I don’t know if Steelpunk does exist but I’d love it if it did. Here’s what I think Steelpunk is. Is there any out there? Steelpunk: A lengthy disquisition on an invisible genre Steelpunk celebrates the technologies that had their heyday in the last decades of the last millennium. It is to the...
  18. Erik Martin Willen

    Sci-Fi Section Twenty-One (Nastragull Book 4)

    Hi Guys, My fourth book in the Nastragull series is out and I think you will like it. The war that will change everything is about to begin… When a failed rescue attempt kills three of the Vixens, it sends Alec von Hornet and his friends on a vengeful rampage. With the Third Universal War...
  19. M

    Help me list 100 future technologies or inventions?

    Its for a school project. Be as creative as you want but try to word it as "Time machine" as opposed to "machine that can travel through time." A numbered list from 1 to 100 would be great. Really appreciate the help Little to no technobabble please
  20. M

    Help me list 100 future technologies or inventions?

    Little to no technobabble Its for a school project. Be as creative as you want but try to word it as "Time machine" as opposed to "machine that can travel through time." A numbered list from 1 to 100 would be great. Really appreciate the help
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