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Mars has long been a destination for science fiction authors. As we’ve learned more and more about the Red Planet, our stories have changed along with it. Over on Clarkesworld Magazine, I wrote about Science Fiction’s history with Mars.

io9 Newsstand: Speculative Fiction Is All About Keeping It Real (and Sometimes Surreal) io9 Newsstand: Speculative Fiction Is All About Keeping It Real (and Sometimes Surreal)

This week’s stories are about the housing crisis. They’re about ruthless politicians screwing everyone over in service of their own power games. And how making people safe means stripping them of everything that makes them real and worthwhile. And yes, these stories are speculative fiction and not articles from Reason…

io9 Newsstand: Why Do Aliens Love The Number 8? io9 Newsstand: Why Do Aliens Love The Number 8?

This week’s stories feature some brave, brilliant women who aren’t afraid to communicate with aliens—or face their own mortality.

Stop Using These Overused Short Story Titles! Stop Using These Overused Short Story Titles!

Clarkesworld Magazine has received 50,000 short fiction submissions. To celebrate, editor Neil Clarke posted a list of the most common short story titles, based on analyzing his submissions. Including “Dust,” “Home,” “The Gift,” “Hunger,” and “Monsters.” And he also put all 50,000 titles into Wordle, resulting in the…

10 Science Fiction And Fantasy Stories That Editors Are Tired Of Seeing 10 Science Fiction And Fantasy Stories That Editors Are Tired Of Seeing

To you, your short story is unique and perfect. To editors, it's "the third steampunk time-travel story we've seen this week." But which trends should you try to avoid? To find out, we asked some of the top editors in the field which type of science fiction and fantasy stories they're tired of seeing. Here's what they…

If you can't be at Worldcon, this is the next best thing If you can't be at Worldcon, this is the next best thing

There'll never be a webzine to replace the late, lamented Internet Review of Science Fiction, but a new publication, Salon Futura, comes pretty darn close. The first issue includes smart essays, book reviews, and a heartfelt Satoshi Kon obituary.

It's a Wonderful Life Takes a Trip Through the Multiverse It's a Wonderful Life Takes a Trip Through the Multiverse

If you've grown bored of watching It's a Wonderful Life for the hundredth time, then perhaps it's time to read Robert Reed's twist on the classic film. In "A Woman's Best Friend," Clarence isn't an angel but a dimension-hopping hoaxster.

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