literature

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

Joseph Farley6 days 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...
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 Shaffir16 days 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 Alexandra18 days 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 Tvete19 days 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 Yae20 days 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 Hillson22 days 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 Keshi24 days 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 Rodgersa month 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....
Lexus Tacketta month ago
Annarchy
This is the breaking point. We can’t keep ignoring them anymore. The ‘Mint will no longer be in control. I run though the base. “What is going on Ann?” Gunter exclaims from behind me. I don’t stop jog...
Karly Campbella month ago
Aila's Witchy Ways
Quiet as a mouse she inched the door open. Three figures draped in black stood in a circle swaying back and forth, chanting in sync, their hands held aloft over a kneeled figure. "Firmamentum," she br...
Lavon Swygerta month ago
Leaf Pile Adventure
Let's admit it; English isn't everyone's favorite subject. We've all spent hours upon hours on essays and pondering silly questions about books we hated reading, but in the end, we all did it one way ...
Courtney Schmalea month ago
King
Remus’ stomach bottomed out, and it didn’t have anything to do with being at the end of his Father’s arm. It was those goddamn blue eyes staring back at him. The ones that matched his to a T. “Why can...
Driany Galvaoa month ago
Her Decision
The TV in the room blared. Annie sat down on her worn, brown leather armchair, awaiting Death. He was meant to be here three hours ago and Annie had done much to prepare. She had found the strength to...
Edyn Schwartz2 months ago
The Nightmare/the Dream
THE NIGHTMARE January 2020 Dear 2017 Edyn, Greetings! I am writing you from the future. In three years you’ve accomplished so much! You were accepted to graduate school in San Francisco, your dream pr...
Jason Kasunic2 months ago
Something Strange is Going On
I know this is going to sound crazy; Hell, I hardly believe it myself, but it happened. After so many failed attempts, it finally happened. I'd heard and watched so many stories relating to other peop...
Dana Halladay2 months ago
The Tale of the Monster Hunters, Part 1
Growing up, we were all told stories of monsters, aliens, princes and princesses, witches and wizards. And how they were all defeated by magic, love or by laser guns from a distant planet that the wri...
Listening To The Footsteps
Victoria hated 2:00 AM ever since she moved into her new apartment. Well, more accurately, she hated it for about a month now. For the past month she would wake up from a sound sleep for no apparent r...