This all-new definitive guide to writing imaginative fiction takes a completely novel approach and fully exploits the visual nature of fantasy through original drawings, maps, renderings, and exercises to create a spectacularly beautiful and inspiring object. Employing an accessible, example-rich approach, Wonderbook energizes and motivates while also providing practical, nuts-and-bolts information needed to improve as a writer. […]Continue Reading
My favorite place to find inspiration and motivation for my writing is by listing to existing published authors. And the best place to find those authors is podcasts. Below are five of my favorites. I’ve honestly had a hard time finding science fiction-specific writing podcasts, but within this list below you’ll find interviews with many […]Continue Reading
Alien Invasion Story Ideas/Writing Prompts Aliens are not our friends An alien species starts communicating with us from afar. Over a period of twenty years, in which we believe they are friendly, we prepare for their eventual arrival. The Ocean Aliens Aliens invade who can only live in the water. The Returned Hybrid humanoid aliens […]Continue Reading
 Original Alien story ideas are hard. At least they are for me. There’s just so much popular alien fiction, especially in film. But here’s an attempt at 35. I’m sure most of them are not fully original. Hopefully, they at least spark some imagination. Fake Invasion A sitting president fakes an alien invasion during […]Continue Reading