WRITER FUEL: Could There Be Alien Dyson Spheres Around Black Holes?

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We’re launching a brand new feature on Liminal Fiction – “Writer Fuel – cool real-world stories that might inspire your little writer heart. Today: Technologically-savvy aliens could be powering their society using a hypothetical megastructure called a Dyson sphere to harvest energy from a black hole. And the sphere might radiate in peculiar ways, allowing … Read more

REVIEW: Of a Strange World Made – Anthony W. Eichenlaub

Of a Strange World Made - Anthony W. Eichenlaub

Genre: Sci-Fi, Colonization Reviewer: Scott Get It On Amazon About The Book On the cutting edge of humanity, rules are made for one thing. No, it is not “to be broken.” Biologist Ash Morgan loves breaking rules, but this is ridiculous. Edge is humanity’s bastion on the frontier of space and science. She plays fast … Read more

WRITER FUEL: The Fastest Ride in the Solar System

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We’re launching a brand new feature on Liminal Fiction – “Writer Fuel – cool real-world stories that might inspire your little writer heart. Today: A newfound asteroid zips around the sun faster than any of its known kin. The space rock, known as 2021 PH27, completes one lap around our star every 113 Earth days, … Read more

REVIEW: Club 669 – Amy Spector

Club 669 - Amy Spector - House of Widgets

Genre: Paranormal Reviewer: Tony Get It On Amazon About The Book Witch’s corpse. Witch’s ticket. Witch’s party. As a counter-boy at a high-end men’s boutique, Charlie Jessup’s life consists of little more than work and sleep. That, and enough flirting to help guarantee his commission on sales will pay his rent. So when a twist … Read more

WRITER FUEL: The Sun Could Knock Out the Internet

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We’re launching a brand new feature on Liminal Fiction – “Writer Fuel – cool real-world stories that might inspire your little writer heart. Today: The sun is always showering Earth with a mist of magnetized particles known as solar wind. For the most part, our planet’s magnetic shield blocks this electric wind from doing any … Read more

WRITER FUEL: Fusion Experiment Yields Record Results

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We’re launching a brand new feature on Liminal Fiction – “Writer Fuel – cool real-world stories that might inspire your little writer heart. Today: Scientists used an unconventional method of creating nuclear fusion to yield a record-breaking burst of energy of more than 10 quadrillion watts, by firing intense beams of light from the world’s … Read more

REVIEW: Kitra – Gideon Marcus

Kitra - Gideon Marcus

Genre: Sci Fi, Young Adult Reviewer: SI Get It On Amazon About The Book Stranded in space: no fuel, no way home…and no one coming to help. Nineteen-year-old Kitra Yilmaz dreams of traveling the galaxy like her Ambassador mother. But soaring in her glider is the closest she can get to touching the stars–until she … Read more

Writer Fuel: Scientests Describe New Phase of Matter

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Physicists have created the first ever two-dimensional supersolid — a bizarre phase of matter that behaves like both a solid and a frictionless liquid at the same time. Supersolids are materials whose atoms are arranged into a regular, repeating, crystal structure, yet are also able to flow forever without ever losing any kinetic energy. Despite … Read more

Writer Fuel: Life Underground

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We’re launching a brand new feature on Liminal Fiction – “Writer Fuel – cool real-world stories that might inspire your little writer heart. Today: From ancient catacombs to modern subways, humans have always traveled underground for brief amounts of time. But have entire societies of people ever lived underground? Yes, but historically only during emergencies … Read more