Need some inspiration for starting a science fiction story? This table provides character details, conflict, location and SF subgenres, all in one roll!
Category Archives: Sci-Fi Fridays
SF Storytelling with TTRPGs
Wanna play a SF novel? Read my quick overview of three science fiction TTRPG systems: Mothership RPG, Stars Without Number: Revised, and Shock: Human Contact.
Read “Awake”, the conclusion (for now!) to Raja Thiagarajan’s flash fiction cycle for SciFiFridays.
“A Plague Of…”
It’s SciFiFriday! “A Plague Of…” is Raja Thiagarajan’s third story in this series. Be sure to read last week’s “Interlude” and watch for the final installment next SciFiFriday.
This SciFiFriday, read Raja Thiagarajan’s “Interlude”. This is the second flash fiction of four, following last week’s “Amelia”. Catch “A Plague Of…” next week!
Read Raja Thiagarajan’s “Amelia”, the first of a four-part flash fiction fix-up for SciFiFridays. Each story stands alone, but exists a part of a continuous story. Catch the sequel “Interlude” next week!
The End Game
It’s Sci-Fi Friday! This week, I bring you a flash fiction piece inspired by a reader-generated prompt. “The End Game” by Chris Airiau. CW: mild sexual content, satire
“Front Row Seats”
“Once the Atmospheric Exoplanetary-Observation Narrowband telescope was announced, Lyn Coldfield began writing observation code as her undergrad project. She knew the work was purely academic, speculative, and she’d have to change—well, probably everything…”
Technological Gap: Alien Invasion
Sci-Fi Fridays: Speculative SF musings… “This subject dovetails off from last week’s flash fiction post (with new art by Benjamin Specklin). The mysterious antagonists I had in mind for this story were aliens who…”
Practice Makes Perfect
Sci-Fi Fridays: One-Roll Story Prompt. Art by Benjamin Specklin. “They killed me hundreds of thousands of times…”