literature

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

Samantha Pardo10 months 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 Price10 months 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 Price10 months 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 Price10 months 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 Price10 months 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 Lord10 months 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...
Katie Moorea year ago
The Survivors: Chapter Two
As the sun began to set, I started to shove things into my bag. My heart raced as I grabbed as much off the shelves as I could. I packed our first aid supplies, our remaining food and water, a flashli...
Katie Moorea year ago
The Survivors
It’s been about twenty-eight days since the first person started showing signs; now over half of the people in the town are dead and whoever is still alive is already sick. No one knows how it started...
G.F. Brynna year ago
Alex The Inventor - Chapter 10 (Pt.1)
Chapters 1 - 9 can be read at: Deep Sky Stories & Illustrations
K BPa year ago
Traveler
*Please note: This is my original work and has not, in any way, been plagiarized. I respectfully ask that readers do not plagiarize after myself. Thank you.
Josh Whiteheada year 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 Ja year 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...