49 Science Fiction Terms Writers Should Know

A lot goes into writing a science fiction novel, and for most of us science noobs, things can get confusing fast, especially when words like technocracy and quantum slip steam get thrown around. So I thought I’d introduce you to some of the science fiction terms and concepts you’ll come across in the genre. I […]

Science Fiction: Putting the Science into Fiction

Science fiction is a genre, unlike many others. It’s grounded in reality but also far-fetched in its technology and content matter. It’s also a young genre that has captured the hearts of millions of people worldwide. Could it have something to do with our innate sense of curiosity? I mean, who here hasn’t thought about […]

Welcome to World-building: An Extensive Guide

Welcome to world-building! World-building is present in all fiction genres – whether it’s fictional or based in today’s society. It’s a living, breathing pulse that pushes character development and plot forward. A lot goes into this aspect of fiction writing, and we have a lot of ground to cover in this post. We’ll begin by talking about what world-building […]

A Writer’s Survival Guide to the Post-Apocalyptic World

Hey, Lovelies! Phew! We got through the apocalypse! Now, what do we do? That’s going to be the focus of today’s post. Getting through that post-apocalyptic world. So get out your compass, we’re going to get straight to exploring. Post-Apocalyptic Worlds Post-Apocalyptic Fiction: a subgenre of science fiction and/or fantasy that takes place after the end […]

Publishing Opportunity: Analog Science Fiction and Fact

Hey, Lovelies! I thought I’d pass along a publishing opportunity for any aspiring science fiction writers out there. Established in 1930, Analog Science Fiction and Fact is a bimonthly magazine of science fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. It is published by Dell Magazines, which also publishes genre magazines Asimov’s Science Fiction, Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, and Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine. In […]