Archive for the ‘Ideas For SF/F Stories — Help Yourself!’ Category

The Fall Of Paradise

If religion can be accused of inventing ridiculous paradises, in which there is nothing to do but to play the harp and sing the praises of the Hellenistic ruler, sorry, of God, the same blame attaches to the utopias of science fiction – the most religious literary genre we have. Far too many of these […]

Some Small SF Ideas

SF ideas do not have to be elaborate. All we need to do in order to startle ourselves – the famous “sense of wonder”, in a negative mode – is to imagine a First Contact story in which humanity meets aliens whose entire population is interested in things for their own sake. That is, interested […]