Sci-Fi/Fantasy, etc. Fan-Fiction Writers and Readers

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Sci-Fi/Fantasy, etc. Fan-Fiction Writers and Readers

This group is for Sci-fi/Fantasy fan-fiction (any type of genre) of writers and readers.


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Location: Austin, TX
Members: 46
Latest Activity: Mar 26

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Unity - David Griffiths

Started by Steph S. Mar 26. 0 Replies

This is a book written by a friend of mine - has some theistic aspects - but is a good book to read.DescriptionUnity is the first book of the One God trilogy. The story revolves around Annabel Caradoc, who has recently escaped from a life of…Continue

scifispace.com

Started by Steph S. Nov 15, 2013. 0 Replies

http://scifispace.com/A great website for sci-fi newsAbout Scifispace.comAre you a science fiction fan? Do you like to go to conventions, watch science fiction movies, read fantasy books, watch tv shows, play…Continue

Richard Matheson: 1926 - 2013

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Steph S. Sep 26, 2013. 3 Replies

My first exposure to Richard Matheson was probably back in the early 60s, and that marvelous anthology series, Rod Serling’s The Twilight Zone.  Matheson told amazing stories … of a man recovering from a nervous breakdown and what he thought he saw…Continue

Tags: Duel, Twilight Zone, Richard Matheson

Interrogation (Star Wars Fiction)

Started by David Loewen Jun 24, 2013. 0 Replies

Gently, Keeto placed the pack into place. While it wasn't connected to the rest of the bomb, yet, the gel inside was unstable enough that it could still go off if mishandled.From behind him, someone yelled, "BOOM!"He screamed, almost dropping the…Continue

"The Gods of Mars" by Edgar Rice Burroughs

Started by Edward Teach. Last reply by Luara Jun 14, 2013. 2 Replies

Burroughs wrote the original Tarzan books. The God's of Mars is the second in a series. It is a beautiful metaphor for religious absurdity. Not to give too much away, but Mars is depicted as a planet with multiple races, each having its own…Continue

My Research Paper

Started by James Bradford. Last reply by Sean Lloyd McGuire Feb 24, 2013. 8 Replies

This is the research paper I wrote for my English Composition class. It's titled "Atheist Acceptance: The Stigma of the South." I realize it's a bit short, but I'd love some feedback.Continue

SciFi Minds website - Free site to post your work

Started by Steph S. Jan 25, 2013. 0 Replies

I found a new website with Sci-Fi fan fiction.Looks promising. http://www.scifiminds.net/Welcome to SciFi MindsSciFi Minds is a website focussing on science fiction. We are devoted to bringing you news,…Continue

Twitter Fiction Festival

Started by Steph S. Oct 19, 2012. 0 Replies

Anyone want to submit their writing?Here's your chance!!Ok fellow writing…Continue

How to Write a Killer Space Adventure Without Breaking the Speed of Light

Started by Steph S.. Last reply by Ant Mac Sep 25, 2012. 1 Reply

Charlie Jane AndersIs it possible to have a wild, exciting space adventure…Continue

A Teaspoon and an Open Mind Website

Started by Steph S. Sep 19, 2012. 0 Replies

This site is so awesome! You can pick stories by the doctor you like. Check it out!Welcome to A Teaspoon And An Open Mind, an archive for Doctor Who stories of all kinds.This archive currently hosts 33208 stories and 3991 authors.…Continue

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Comment by Sky God on December 11, 2013 at 4:39pm

I'm new and was happy to see a sci-fi / fantasy group here at nexus. Happy, but not surprised because they seem to go together. I think that many scifi / fantasy authors in years past felt compelled to write in the genre for fear of their families safety. To write critical non-fiction or even thinly veiled fiction in a setting too similar for the comfort of those in power could a career or life ending mistake for many authors in certain times and cultures. Through creation of entirely new worlds, science fiction and fantasy can give those critical voices another level of  plausible-deniability to the sensitive egos of those in power. It can also relieve authors from the burden of being "realistic", i.e. reflecting how things are or have always been and instead allow imagining worlds that could be. And no goal has ever been achieved without first being imagined.

Comment by Steph S. on September 26, 2013 at 4:10pm

That is very cool Rose - thanks

Comment by Steph S. on September 25, 2013 at 11:57am

Rose welcome to the group - so glad you could join us.

Comment by Steph S. on June 14, 2013 at 8:10pm

Edward and Luara welcome to the group!

Comment by Steph S. on February 3, 2013 at 6:35pm

Mori welcome to the group I hope you enjoy it here.

Comment by Steph S. on November 17, 2012 at 11:53am

Anyone working on any projects?

Comment by Steph S. on November 17, 2012 at 11:52am

Comment by Steph S. on November 4, 2012 at 12:37am
Tony that is absolutely beautiful! You are a talented writer!
Thanks so much for posting that here for us!
I'm honored! You have such a gift and I'm happy that you are sharing it with us.
Comment by Tony Carroll on November 3, 2012 at 10:19pm

Love

I have loved you, free and wild

As storms raged through our souls.

 

And I have loved you, meek and chaste

While days played out their hidden goals.

 

Sometimes I’ve had to turn and run

From feelings so intense

 

The bonds of silk felt just like chains

Bound tight, to stop my breath.

 

At other times, the gossamer threads

Hung loosely, yet held us tight.

 

For in those times, I understood

How love could rule, its touch so light.

 

For better, for worse, the poets say

As we travel this road of life.

 

Together, alone, it matters not

For our love’s still burning bright.

 

And with the years, it slowly fades

To embers, cooled to the touch.

 

But still in memory, our youth alive

Bright flames of love ignite.

 

For when this mortal song is done,

Our dance through time has stilled.

 

Love remains the constant change,

The triumph, the heartbreak, the will.

Comment by Steph S. on November 2, 2012 at 11:51am

 

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