|Hi there! Do you love fantasy? Do you love sci fi? Do you love literature? Then this is the place for you! We are a group where all you fantasy and sci fi authors out there can post your work.|
We aim to gain exposure for our wonderful members, and to help them to get and to give reviews on their writing.
If this sounds like the group for you, simply click the 'Join' button in this page. Once we accept your request, you're in. Simple as that!
Our Folder Managers
Each of our folders are managed by one of our admins, so please make yourself familiar with your appropriate admin, and direct any questions regarding your submission to them. Each gallery has a folder-specific limit on submissions, which can be seen below.
- Fantasy - Short Stories - Submission limit: 3/week
Position Available - Sci Fi - Short Stories - Submission limit: 5/week
- Sci Fi - Chapters - Submission limit: 5/week
- Fantasy - Chapters - Submission limit: 2/week
- Poetry - Submission limit: 6/week and Profiles - Submission limit: 5/week
This is a folder specifically for works that were inspired by our monthly prompts, as can be seen on our front page. We ask that you credit prompts used, especially pictures, in your author's comments. There are previously featured picture prompts in our favourites, so if you are not inspired by our current prompts, be sure to check them out.
Those who use the current prompts are eligible to win 100 points each month.
There is a 5/week submission limit. Any questions? Feel free to ask.
Our moderators are responsible for reviewing submissions, along with folder managers, but unlike folder managers, are not restricted to a single folder. You may well come across them during your time in the group, so give them love.
Our Critique Team
If you want critique, then feel free to submit to our Critique Folder. However, we do have a 3/month limit, so try not to exceed this. If you do submit to this folder, your submission will be dealt with by our delightful Critique Team, so if you need some help, don't be shy.
We are always looking for dedicated critiquers to join us, so if you're interested in becoming part of our critique team there are two ways to apply. If you are not yet a member of the group, you can join as a critiquer, however we would ask that you explain why you would like the position in your join request. If you are already a group member, then you can send a note to the group explaining the same.
We have three folders in our favourites - featured, which is for all favourites, previous picture prompts, for images that have been featured in our prompts, and helpful pieces, for works that can be of usel to our members when writing.
If you want to submit a favourite, feel free. In all likelihood it will be accepted (except in previous picture prompts) so long as it relates to the group's theme (literature and/or fantasy and sci fi).
There is just one rule for submission into favourites and that is that you must not suggest your own work. We will only accept suggestions if you are suggesting the work of other people.
Submissions must be literature.
No fanfic. (Apologies to all you fanfic writers, but we would prefer original works.)
Submissions must have elements of fantasy and/or science fiction.
No prohibited content. Mature content such as scenes of extreme violence or sexual content will be accepted, so long as it stays within the rules set by dA, and has an appropriate mature content warning on it.
All work must be your own.
Please submit to the appropriate folder.
Please do not try to exceed folder submission limits (which can be seen above).
We will only accept works written in English. I'm sorry if this affects you, but we don't have the ability to monitor submissions in foreign languages.
We will accept visual poetry (note if clarification is needed on this).
Pieces must be submitted to a Literature Gallery as a text submission (not written in the author's comments).
Please be polite, and respectful of the group and its members.
All submissions and join requests will be reviewed before they are accepted, so don't be alarmed if there isn't an immediate response to your request.
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has started a weekly writing prompt. All you need to do, is write a poem inspired by the prompt.
Further details can be found here.
will soon be holding a contest to create a cover for an erotica anthology. The max rating will be PG-13.
Further details can be found here. Any other information TBC.
is a new group focused on inspiration for writers. They are currently looking for members.
Further details can be found here.
is holding a contest. All you need to do is write a piece based on one of three provided themes. The category is 'memories'. The deadline is May 20th 2013.
Further details can be found here.
Envy - ProloguePrologue: AwakeningEnvy - Prologue by ~Psychedelic1993
It has always been a difficult task to distinguish a sin from a virtue, especially in the case of envy. When does a healthy desire to better oneself become an all consuming fiery hatred of someone who has already achieved the trait or obtained the object you want?
The emotion of envy is so ambiguous that no one can truly define it. One persons envy is another mans admiration. When you read this I ask that you take that into account and do not judge those that you may see as the sinners. It is rare, maybe even impossible to find a truly evil doer. Only in fairytales do such things exist.
This is not a fairytale, nor is i
Mankind's LegacySpencers13 (Lacey G) © October 26-28, 2010Mankind's Legacy by *Spencers13
Sci-Fi / Fantasy
With the passage of time, comes many things. Births and deaths. Growth and renewal. The rising and falling of populations and civilizations. And, as it has been so painfully made aware of to me, an end to things must always come.
I had always known that I would never fade from existence. For I am a spirit. A ghost. And my existence is eternal. I don't know how I became the way that I am, but after the first thousand or so years, I stopped caring. You may ask, how could a ghost be physical, be real? And I would tell you, even I do not know. I was once alive, was once a liv
Beyond the Amethyst MountainsBeyond the Amethyst Mountains by ~Lugal
It had started with a meeting in the Tontine Coffee House on Front Street listening to Astor talk about opening trade, dividends and other dull financial subjects. That coffeehouse was now over a quarter million miles away. Yet I could still look up in the sky and see it. Well, I could see New York, at least, just barely making it out under the clouds. And all those people in that city could also look up and see us. They had no idea what was going on anyway. Only a select few like John Jacob Astor even knew we were here.
Quit lollygagging, Fulton! came Captain McHenrys gruff voice. There is work to do!
|This folder is exclusively for submissions that have been included in our monthly feature articles, or have won our contests. Be sure to check them out.|
Quick Guide: Story OrganizingA Quick Guide to Organizing Your Fantasy/Sci-Fi NovelQuick Guide: Story Organizing by =pisatielnitsa
I'm going to try and briefly cover World Building specifically for Fantasy and Science Fiction (though it will apply in general to any setting), both major and minor Characters, and some basics of Timeline here. I am not going to walk you step by step through how to write your own story, but you should (hopefully) get some useful tips out of this.
I never used to organize my novels before I started writing. I have so many stories in my head, I would just pick one and start writing. I didn't have trouble keeping to the same details of a given character because I knew them so well. But afte
|For many serious writers, an important part of improvement is detailed feedback. But, as I'm sure we've all found, it is not so easy to come by. Therefore, we present to you the "Beta Buddy" feature.|
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|This is a collection of phrases, pictures, and songs intended to inspire writers, whether you have writers' block, or just need some fresh new ideas. They are changed every other month, and those who write something from them have the chance to win 100 points (pieces must be submitted to the Prompt Folder and be properly creditted to be eligible).|
The world at the bottom of the pit.
A new kind of human.
An unusual fairground prize.
The sci fi Olympics.
"Mermaid" by Train
"Sitting Down Here" by Lene Marlin
"New Tomorrow" by A Friend in London
"Hello" by Candice
Please be sure to credit prompts, especially images and songs.
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