literature

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

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 year ago
Alex the Inventor - Chapter 9 (Pt. 2)
Chapters 1 - 8 can be read at: Deep Sky Stories & Illustrations
Aidan O'Kanea year 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 year 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 years 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 Alley2 years 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 Farley2 years 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 Shaffir2 years 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. Alexandra2 years 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 Tvete2 years 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 Yae2 years 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 Hillson2 years 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 Keshi2 years 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 Rodgers2 years 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 Tackett2 years 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 Campbell2 years 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 Swygert2 years 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 ...