science fiction

  1. Nikky Lee

    Once We Flew

    Four generations ago a generation ship crashed into the sands of Savene. Since then, its survivors have eked out an existence in the planet’s hostile desert. Yet, the tech is failing, the sands are encroaching, and people are dying. Rescue is still generations away—if it comes at all. But Marsa...
  2. ChandlerJules

    To Say Nothing of the Dog, ICYMI here is Connie Willis

    I am re-reading Connie Willis' To Say Nothing of the Dog, with great delight. She has a long and brilliant career in the Science Fiction world including: The Doomsday Book, Bellwether, All Clear, plus many others and numerous short stories. June 27 marks the release of her latest: The Road to...
  3. Katie-Ellen

    News Ahoy, New US Agent Opening for SFF Submissions 10 October

    Rick Lewis @ForGoodBooks Follows you Reader. Writer. Editor. Literary agent with @MartinLitMgmt representing speculative fiction authors, including sci-fi, fantasy, horror, and magical realism. Charlottesville, VA
  4. pcenteno

    Book Review: Science Fantasy Audiobook

    Hey everyone, my SF novel Maz'hura is a finalist for Next Generation Indie Book Awards (Next Generation Indie Book Awards - Winners). Below are some reviews. With the positive feedback I have received, I decided to advertise the audiobook for the first time. I will mostly use Spotify and...
  5. Nikky Lee

    Year's Best Aotearoa New Zealand Science Fiction and Fantasy: Volume 3

    The third volume in an annual anthology series celebrating the strength and diversity of SFF writing from Aotearoa New Zealand. Table of Contents: New Zealand Gothic, by Jack Remiel Cottrell Synaesthete, by Melanie Harding-Shaw Kōhuia, by T Te Tau Death confetti, by Zoë Meager For Want of...
  6. Robinne Weiss

    Putting the Science in Fiction

    Science and technology have starring roles in a wide range of genres--science fiction, fantasy, thriller, mystery, and more. Unfortunately, many depictions of technical subjects in literature, film, and television are pure fiction. A basic understanding of biology, physics, engineering, and...
  7. Katie-Ellen

    Margaret Cavendish. A Founder of the Science Fiction genre

    Margaret Cavendish, one of the first women writers to publish under her own name, died 15 December in 1673.This, courtesy of the Public Domain Review on Twitter. Long may it continue. Margaret Lucas Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, was an English aristocrat, philosopher, poet...
  8. Kitty

    Reality Check Follycon (Eastercon 2018)

    Did any Litopians attend Eastercon last weekend? What did you think?