Portals in sci-fi and fantasy One of the oldest and most beloved tropes in science fiction and fantasy is the portal story. It goes like this: Hero discovers a portal to a new world and steps through it. Sometimes the stepping through is an accident, other times a choice. Either way, when they land on […]
A few years ago when Podium produced the audiobook of The Translocator, they also produced a bonus audio short story to help promote the big audiobook during launch. That story is called “Panic at the Tomb”, and it takes place between book 1 and 2 of the trilogy. It follows Eliana to Cairo where she […]
These days, it can be difficult to get your hands on many of the most famous classic science fiction short stories. Even outside of the famous names like Isaac Asimov and Robert Heinlein, the majority of stories are still under copyright, and will be for years to come. Some are available as overpriced paperback collections […]
If Culture Shock ever got made into a film, who would you cast? Last night we met friends who had listened to Culture Shock’s audiobook on a road trip and surprised me by showing up to Austin with all the characters cast as famous actors. Needless to say, I was delighted. In their version of […]
The hero is at the core of every great story—facing fierce foes, defying death, fighting for the greater good… The Our Heroes Sci-Fi StoryBundle celebrates the men and women who undertake an epic journey, sacrificing so that others may be spared pain and suffering.
Our collection features a robust range of science fiction books from subgenres ranging from space opera to time travel to galactic exploration. These novels have been handpicked based on their excellent reviews, professional editing and covers, and, of course, superior storytelling—all curated especially for you, our loyal readers.
Merry Christmas, ya filthy animals. Just wanted to drop you a note on this fine, bright day after Christmas to say thank you.
Whenever I’m feeling down or overwhelmed with life, it helps to remember how to laugh. Few things do the trick like a funny science fiction novel.
You ever have one of those weeks where you feel like you’re drowning in work and there’s no room for anything else, let alone space to breathe? I’ve had two. In a row. Still, I somehow managed to find time to finish beta edits to Starfighter Down. I finally feel like I can write those posts […]
As the struggle over the USPS slowdowns and financial trouble burns in the media, a post-apocalyptic science fiction novel from 1985 resurfaces: David Brin’s The Postman.
A few morsels of fun to carry you through the week: a free sci-fi story, updates on the beta read for Starfighter Down, and an audiobook recommendation for fans of mythology and storytelling.