SPEC FICS

Black Science Fiction Society

Black Science Fiction Society is a community that was created to celebrate and promote diversity in speculative fiction. The brain-child of Jarvis Sheffield, Black Science Fiction Society seeks to showcase and develop works of science fiction, fantasy, horror, and sword and soul in all of their m

SpecFics For Self Promo

The Spec Fics community was designed around the idea that creators and fans need to interact and collaborate. We have made it very easy to promote yourself and your work or interests in several ways. 

Space Opera Courts the Mainstream

Science fiction author and fan, Bob Tucker, coined the term Space Opera in back in 1941, perhaps as a deprecating term in the spirit of the horse operas and soap operas of the time. Eventually, it became the buzzword for pulp science fiction novels from the 1930’s and 1940’s, and the science fict