literature

Science fiction's most popular literary writers from Isaac Asimov to Stephen King and Frank Herbert, and the rising stars of today.

Josh Whitehead2 days ago
Ubermensch
The science fiction and fantasy genres have been greatly inspired by American Mysticism and Spiritualism, beginning mostly with the new religious movements of Theosophy and Rosicrucianism. These genre...
Trevor J17 days ago
Sword of Gaerus 1-1
The Bar was just another Inn in another town with a new sea of faces that are not worth the trouble to remember. The three brutes up near the innkeeper are trying to start a quarrel. The lone man in t...
Simon Mcbride24 days ago
Fog of War
The ground shuddered with each and every impact of the morning's bombardment. The number of shells hitting the enemy line was so immense that each thud merged with the next, each crack of the detonati...
The Storm Of Last November
This is how it ends, or at least how it ends for me. I don't know if I'm the last man alive or not, but I could be. I haven't seen another person for at least two winters I guess, but I could be wrong...
G.F. Brynna month ago
Alex the Inventor - Chapter 9 (Pt. 2)
Chapters 1 - 8 can be read at: Deep Sky Stories & Illustrations
Aidan O'Kanea month ago
Neurothought Issue 0.5
The horns of taxis sound as the citizens walk through the city. Like sheep... all of them... shuffling along to their deaths. Or their families... but I don't see the difference. Bank City's got nothi...
David Warrena month ago
Ka
Cries of a newborn...those vibrations that embody within them the very essence of life, resonated throughout the cold, metallic, and plastic room heated only by warm bodies; mainly the mother’s. She w...
Aidan O'Kane2 months ago
Neurothought Issue 0
Shanghai, China. Beautiful city during both day and night, but what's under the city is the part they'd prefer to keep hidden. Drug runners, human trafficking, every crime you could possibly think of....
Legit Alley3 months ago
Swimming//1
=•Sam's POV•= "SAM GET YOUR BUTT OUT OF BED OR ELSE YOU WILL BE LATE FOR SCHOOL!" My sister yelled from the outside of my closed door. I let out a loud and tired moan as I rolled over, out of bed, and...
Joseph Farley3 months ago
Best New Sci-Fi Books
The best sci-fi books always feel sort of new, that's part of their wide appeal. While many folks like to stick to classic sci-fi, there are many great new writers doing amazing things, and that's why...
Olibia Bailey-Odom3 months ago
Journey to New Emerald
The sun beats down on me as I wander the unfamiliar terrain, surrounded on either side by enormous redwood trees; half of which are dead, the other half, mutated so that their needles glow softly in t...
Bill Shaffir3 months ago
Best Dan Simmons Books
Dan Simmons is one of the most prolific authors of the past three decades, and his work is incredibly varied in both tone and style. Simmons is one of the few novelists whose work spans the genres of ...
K Alexandra4 months ago
Hello to My Past Life
Birds fly above me as they plant a kiss on my cheek with their feathery wings, I wake up to notice my infant self giggling as the birds continue to sing. "It's already morning," I thought... but she i...
Andreas Tvete4 months ago
Everything's Twisted (Part 1)
I was lying on a bed; a comfortable one. It was nice and warm under my blanket, and the room was humid. Humid… Something was off. I quickly opened my eyes, and allowed them to adjust to the darkness. ...
Yae Yae4 months ago
Princess Charming: 2
Princess Donnie watches in awe as the Princess seems to glide across the floor. She stands in the wings and watches prince after prince approach the princess for a dance. She knows that she will not b...
William Hillson4 months ago
Waking Nightmare
There was the most blank expression upon his face. Jaw slack but lips still closed, he stared off at a distant spot. Chief of Police, Urie Havoc, waved his hand in front of the male's face in an attem...
Jay Keshi4 months ago
Roses
“I’m not fond of fake roses. You want to know why? It’s because they last too long and don’t get much attention, but people keep making them, as if one day they’ll get noticed and cherished by the per...
Shyra Rodgers4 months ago
The Jyro and Mystie Series
The Autumn Equinox was a few days ago, even though Autumn usually starts at the end of August up here in Oregon. And by that, I mean the weather dropped early and leaves changed color all too quickly....