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Science fiction's most popular literary writers from Isaac Asimov to Stephen King and Frank Herbert

Brutalist Stories #21

Brutalist Stories
in Fiction

A lifetime of preparation coming down to a moment. The training, all the hours, the pain, the suffering that we all had to go through, now all boiling down to this instance, this next step, and if we ...

Screaming Metal (Part 008)

Made in DNA
in Fiction

And manhandling her as her earlier captors had, he shoved her through a portal and then thrust something small and hard into her hands. His scraggly, bearded face had appeared out of nowhere before he...

In the Author’s Universe: Interview with Author Margaret Atwood

K.E. Lanning
in Culture

Margaret Atwood is a poet, a novelist, and an inventor. She was born in Ottawa, Canada in 1939 to Margaret (maiden name Killam), a nutritionist and to Carl Atwood, an entomologist. With her father’s r...

Not With The Suit

J.C. S.
in Fiction

The Adventures of Erin Bailey, Time Traveling Extraordinaire

Outrun Stories #20

Outrun Stories
in Fiction

I know that I’ve always chosen to walk a different path, alone and along the lines that suited me best, following the rules that I knew to be right, the code. I wasn’t born to be a sheep, but I certai...

Brutalist Stories #20

Brutalist Stories
in Fiction

I have a dream where I’m breathing water, and I’m only ever breathing in. I’m not under water, there’s a mask attached to my face that supplies the water. I breathe in, deep and deeper still, the wate...

The Lathe of Heaven Proves Idealists Can Be the Most Dangerous Among Us

Rich Monetti
in Culture

I read Poland by James Michener a number of years ago and came to a startling conclusion after reading the chapters on the Nazi Occupation during World War II. I certainly know of the Holocaust and th...

Brutalist Stories #19

Brutalist Stories
in Fiction

We need God, that was the conclusion. For all that we’ve done, all the progress that we’ve made, there was still that feeling that we as humans could not get over; are we related to something infinite...

Outrun Stories #19

Outrun Stories
in Fiction

“You want me!?” She screamed, bruised, burnt, torn and panting, holding the shotgun against her shoulder and leaning her back against the door being smashed down by those things, the monsters that cam...

Glow

Eva Wells
in Fiction

I find myself most uneasy at that time of night when the sun is almost set, almost gone, but still gloating from its perch. The darkness that results doesn’t bother me so much as that hue, that ever c...

Part 27 of Beyond the End of the World, Lokians 1

Aaron Dennis
in Fiction

Welcome to Beyond the End of the World. My name is Aaron Dennis, and I will be presenting this published novel to you one chapter at a time. The entire novel is free for download via Barnes and Noble ...

Isaac Asimov's Foundation: Holistic Analysis of the Asimov Universe - The Original Trilogy - Foundation

Deniz Galip Oygür
in Culture

This series of analyses is meant to explain how the great Isaac Asimov wove a gargantuan number of micro plots into one continuous story that encompasses many thousands of years: the existential confl...

Part 26 of Beyond the End of the World, Lokians 1

Aaron Dennis
in Fiction

Welcome to Beyond the End of the World. My name is Aaron Dennis, and I will be presenting this published novel to you one chapter at a time. The entire novel is free for download via Barnes and Noble ...

In the Author’s Universe: Interview with Sci-Fi Author Sylvain Neuvel

K.E. Lanning
in Culture

Sylvain Neuvel’s first novel, Sleeping Giants, became one of the hottest sci-fi books of 2016. Indie-published last year, his book caught fire with readers, and fortuitously, one reader happened to be...

Isaac Asimov's Foundation: A Holistic Analysis of Micro and Macro Plots in the Asimov Universe - The Prequels

Deniz Galip Oygür
in Culture

Be warned, all ye late visitors entreating entrance at Asimov's chamber door: This series of analyses is meant to explain how the great Isaac Asimov wove a gargantuan number of micro plots into one co...

Part 25 of Beyond the End of the World, Lokians 1

Aaron Dennis
in Fiction

Welcome to Beyond the End of the World. My name is Aaron Dennis, and I will be presenting this published novel to you one chapter at a time. The entire novel is free for download via Barnes and Noble ...