A Scavenging and Assembly Machine (SAM) rolled through the old city. Noise from its motor echoed off the crumbling buildings as it drove from rubble pile to rubble pile looking for parts it could use.
Turns out 2019 was...quite a year...for genre fiction. With many highs and lows, Gwen and I thought we’d put together a reading guide for our blog to help you recover from the loss of your favorites or tide you over until the next season comes out.
Write like a scientist recording an experiment.
Write a story that takes place in space.
When you are captured by space pirates, you do what it takes to survive. (Content Warning: Graphic Description of Heat Stroke)
Join Leandra for an exploration of artificial intelligence and humanity in her latest science fiction story.
“Look, Ellen, you’re in the news!” Mom put her holo-pad in public viewing mode to show me the article, which proudly displayed my image with the caption, “Ellen Li: Earth’s Most Familiar Alien.”
Your protagonist is on a spaceship transporting important cargo. Tell how it gets lost and what happens because of this.
“Stay in rhythm with the engine!” screams Commander Otizoc over the noise of the ship, her circular mouth unfolding to bare a perimeter of large teeth. Your claws scrabble against the ground as you strain to correct your mistake, aware that you could have easily blown the life support system.
What happens if first contact between two species occurs between children?