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science fiction

  1. ehbowen

    Hotbox! — Complete Hard-SF Novella, 7.2K words

    The following was written so long ago that I had to clean out some of the formatting artifacts from WordPerfect 4.0 for Amiga...and some may remain, so please forgive me! The story is set in a fictional lunar colony in the near future, built around the original landing site of Apollo 17 in the...
  2. L

    The First Law, Chapter 4. Sci-fi/horror/fantasy

    Here's chapter 4 of the book I'm working on. Together with the first three chapters (which I've already posted) it forms the first "part" of the book. I'd say the four can stand on their own as a short story. I'd love feedback! The Mess The First Law, Chapter 4 by LaMDoH123 ©2019 The figure...
  3. seigfried007

    Seeking Betas for Pinocchio (incomplete novel)

    TITLE: Pinocchio GENRE: Psychological Horror WORD COUNT: 122K and counting BLURB: The life of a mild-mannered family man falls to pieces after he meets a mysterious entity in this disturbing retelling of the classic tale. AUDIENCE DESCRIPTION: Adults only EXPECTATIONS: While anything might help...
  4. S

    Castle in the Sand pt. 1

    This is my first work of prose ever, written during my junior year of high school. Given the length of the piece, it would take around four parts to finish it. Any feedback, especially concerning grammar or pacing, would be highly appreciated. "Every star has a story,” said Cori’s mother, on...
  5. Rojack79

    A History of The World!

    Here's a rather condensed version of the timeline folks. 2020: Mars 1 becomes the first human outpost established on another planet. In a little over a year the colony is thriving and with it's success several other space ventures are green lit including NASA's moon base operation. 2024...
  6. eefraoula

    'The Wishing Star' - public novel exercise

    Any critique is welcome - I'm a little rusty. Also, forgive the formatting - like I said, I'm new at this. _______________________ The Wishing Star Through the frosted glass of the cockpit window, countless stars glittered in the dark sky. As the spaceship's pilot strapped herself into...
  7. Tettsuo

    A Review of my 2nd Novel - Fallen Sun

    Super excited about getting a great review. :) http://forums.onlinebookclub.org/viewtopic.php?f=21&t=36102 Official Review: Fallen Sun by Harule StokesPost Number:#1 by barb429 » 19 Jun 2016, 17:41 [Following is the official OnlineBookClub.org review of "Fallen Sun" by Harule Stokes.] 4 out...
  8. am_hammy

    Guest Interview: A.G. Riddle

    For our Featurred Guest Interview this month, we had the exciting opportunity to talk with science fiction writer A.G. Riddle, author of Departure. Starting his writing career later in life, Riddle has written several novels including the Atlantis Gene that has been picked up by CBS Films and is...
  9. ickmonster73

    Dark-Pt3-1103 words

    This is a continuation made from my previous parts: Dark Dark Pt2 Changes are always being made, so if you'd like to see them, as well as any other progress, go here. This link goes directly to where I write, so If you want to see your suggestions be put into action, then here's the place to...
  10. Apex Predator

    "From the Mushroom Cloud" | SHORT STORY (*lanuage warning)

    The world is dying. After the aging prejudices of the global superpowers became too great, there was only one inevitable response – total N.B.C.W (Nuclear Biological & Chemical Warfare). First came the nukes; scores upon scores of them fell across the great cities of the world. Soon the...
  11. Apex Predator

    "The Frozen Army" (503 Words)

    [This is an attempt at Flash Fiction which I've written for a creative writing class. Hopefully you enjoy it & I could get some useful feedback.] After the Soviet Empire annexed half of Europe, they immediately began planning a long-term plan to conquer the rest of the free world. However...
  12. Apex Predator

    FLASH FICTION | "Boris Koppel | The Last Neanderthal"

    Boris Koppel | The Last Neanderthal After the Russian Federation approved the cloning of a Neanderthal in 1994; all that was left was finding a woman willing to carry the child. Fortunately, in June that same year the scientist of Project N-55 found a volunteer: Leena Koppel, an Estonian...
  13. Rojack79

    The Chronicles of The Apocalypse, Prologue.

    Prologue. August, 5th, 2050. Rick looked up at the black roiling clouds above him in the sky. He put his bloody hands on his chest as the deluge continued to pour down overhead. “Is this it?” He sighed as the wind, and rain swirled around him, it’s fury fueled by thick dark clouds over head...
  14. ickmonster73

    Dark-Pt2-1165 words

    This is a continuation made from my first part, Dark. Small changes have been made to the first part, so if you'd like to see them, as well as any other progress, go here. Thank you for reading, feel free to leave comments and enjoy! :) We walked further until we were out of the line...
  15. ickmonster73

    Dark-5609 words

    Help! I'm looking for some critique and some ideas on how to continue this. I honestly have no idea what the problem is going to be and would like some input. Thank you so much for reading and enjoy! :) Dark It was dark. Trying to find my way through all of the trees and suffocating...
  16. fearofboredom

    Intro to Sci-fi story, ~800 words

    So I had a really weird/kindof cool dream that I wrote down in a dream log and recently started turning it into a story. Here's the introduction, let me know if it catches your eye? Thanks “You looking for something?” Bone asked, watching over her counterpart’s shoulder. Caroline sucked in a...
  17. 3

    Fight Junkies: The Tools of War (Part 2) (3400 Words) (Contains Violence)

    So here is part of chapter two of my novel. Please tell me what you think and where I need to improve. Also I did my best to break it up and make it more comfortable to read let me know if i should break the dialogue up more. As always thank you so much for taking the time to read. Chapter Two...
  18. Y

    Beginning of Short Story- Need Quicker Pacing?

    This is a short story I started a few weeks ago. I'm planning for it to be about 10,000 words, and this is the very beginning. The next section jumps into the action and it escalates from there. Do you think it is too much of an exposition, or do you think it's too little for background...
  19. Y

    Worms

    worm [wurm]noun1. an individual who voluntarily partakes in the hoarding of illegal media (ex. books, newspapers, magazines, etc.) especially through stealing Example: Jetsen, a worm, steals books from Maverick Townshend's personal library.2. one who practices unconventional methods of...
  20. froman

    Trash Corps - Ch.2 warning: Language; violence

    Kellan threw his duffle down at the foot of his bed and sat on the edge of the stiff bunk. The barrack was exceptionally stark and gloomy, lit by only one bare hanging bulb every twenty feet. On the way to his own hall he had passed several others with numbered signs above the open doorways. The...
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