literature

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

Camille Tarver10 months ago
Silent Night
12 years ago “Mom where you taking me?!” My cries and pleads wasn’t being heard as my feet shuffled against the ground. The iron crib of mom’s hand cutting off circulation of blood in my arm, as we da...
Jonathon Morenoa year ago
Unreal: Book 1
Chapter 1 By: Jonathon L. Moreno “Roll call,” Bragnin said, “All you earthlings in a line-up formation, NOW!” I only remember pieces of my childhood, and I honestly don’t believe that some of these me...
Made in DNAa year ago
'Prospective Frenemies'
***Warning: Violence and adult content*** Prospective Frenemies Made in DNA (Amazon link) *** "Hey, Rockhead!" The voice ricocheted like a rifle shot through the twisted labyrinth of mined cavern tunn...
Samantha Pardoa year ago
Boy on Fire
She sits meditating in center of the garden, hummingbirds flit across the flowers and the warm earthy smell envelopes her. She stands, eyes shut, and pauses, listening closely to the natural surroundi...
Samantha Pardoa year ago
Boy on Fire (Chapter 3)
Ikarus stands outside her door for what seems like an eternity, he had dreamed of staying with her, holding her close as she slept and only releasing her when she asked. He strides down the hall, his ...
Samantha Pardoa year ago
Boy on Fire (Chapter 2)
Maia steps into the chambers and tosses her bag to the four-poster bed, the curtains are drawn back and billow ominously in the wind. She slowly walks to the window and looks up at the luminous moon, ...
Samantha Pardoa year ago
Boy on Fire (Chapter 1)
The boy sat silently in the center of the room, candles flickering around him casting shadows on his already somber form. You can make out faint red marks upon his bare skin and charcoal curls taper t...
Brianna Pricea year ago
The Complicated and Untimely Departing of Sarah Re' - Chapter 5
Marlene and I, after eating one of the most delicious sandwiches I'd ever had in my life, given I wasn't too sure I knew what Marlene did to make it taste so good, but I didn't really care. We'd wande...
Brianna Pricea year ago
The Complicated and Untimely Departing of Sarah Re' - Chapter 3
Alpine led me down so many different corridors all decorated the same, with the same long white carpet running down the high arched ways. The only thing that differed with every step were the beautifu...
Brianna Pricea year ago
The Complicated and Untimely Departing of Sarah Re' - Chapter 1
This hospital bed is extremely uncomfortable. It didn't matter that I'd been lying in the god-awful thing for months now! The mattress was still hard as nails! My day consisted of IV changes and tests...
Brianna Pricea year ago
The Complicated and Untimely Departing of Sarah Re' - Chapter 2
As my mind reeled about what Marlene said to me back in the room with the many dresses, I pondered. When she finally settled on a way to style my hair; curly tendrils wrapped in an ornate bun with gol...
Dingus Lorda year ago
An Essay on 'Feed'
The problem of today is one that can never be solved completely. A man will live and learn from his elders. Grow old teach the young and die. So the problem is not knowledge of the past, because we re...
Harriet Westona year ago
From Terror to Transformation: Can Fiction Effect Change?
The question of whether fiction effects change, environmental for instance, has been pondered by many, including writers, readers and those who sneer at the study and creation of literature. Writer Je...
Jay Tildena year ago
The Abjuration of the Astronomer
You are quiet. Softer than usual—the edge is there, but your eyes sag with exhaustion. You’ve none of your usual confidence, none of the venom that has vanquished so many foolhardy critics. When you e...
G.F. Brynna year ago
Alex the Inventor - Chapter 11 (Pt. 2)
Chapters 1 - 11 can be read at: Deep Sky Stories & Illustrations
G.F. Brynna year ago
Alex The Inventor - Chapter 11 (Pt.1)
Chapters 1 - 10 can be read at: Deep Sky Stories & Illustrations
G.F. Brynna year ago
Alex The Inventor - Chapter 10 (Pt. 2)
Chapters 1 - 10 can be read at: Deep Sky Stories & Illustrations
Syzygy Storiesa year ago
Eradicate - Part 1
The body was not disturbed for what looked like a week. The fingers and arms appeared black while oozing an orange fluid. Preliminary observations suggest a male in his mid to upper 50s. There appears...