How Do Solar Storms Affect Our Modern Lives?

Artist's depiction of solar wind particles interacting with Earth's magnetosphere. Sizes are not to scale

Solar storms of different categories and types have been taking place around the world over the years. While some have observed spectacular aurora-covered skies, others fear that they could damage our modern technologies. Researchers and scientists are trying to gather as much data as possible to come up with an estimate of … Read more

What was the 1859 Carrington Event?

Drawing of sunspots by Richard Carrington (1826-1875), the English astronomer

The 1859 Carrington event is described as one of the most interesting phenomena in history. It was discovered and observed by an amateur astronomer Richard Carrington in his private observatory. The event was described as the most intense geomagnetic storm, which resulted in auroral displays around the world.  This gave birth to … Read more

Do’s and Don’ts for Writing a Fantasy Series

Do's and Don'ts for Writing a Fantasy Series

Fantasy series such as ‘A Song of Ice and Fire’ by George R. R. Martin and ‘The Harry Potter Series’ by J.K. Rowling stand as proof that fantasy series can make it big and offer aspiring authors a chance at writing an entire fantasy series that may turn into adaptations (TV shows … Read more

Top Writing Tips for Creating Fantasy Fiction

Top Writing Tips for Creating Fantasy Fiction

Fantasy fiction is a literature genre which is based in imaginary settings often featuring supernatural & magical elements and has a plot that cannot occur in real life. It is an escape from one’s reality and an entry into a world that is constructed by the writer’s imagination.  Unconstrained by any scientific … Read more

Tips for Mapping a World as a Writer

A building with ‘Orbit Café’ written.

Having a solid mapped world in fiction writing cannot be emphasized enough because of the importance these imaginary worlds play in the overall story, it becomes even more important when your fantasy is based in an imaginative or a non-natural setting which the reader is not familiar with.  Without the maps being … Read more

Best Adventure Fiction Stories You Should Read

adventure fiction story

If you want to have a more exciting or exhilarating time reading books or short stories, then the adventure fiction genre would be right up your alley. Adventure fiction is a subgenre that focuses on exploration and discovery, which means that the protagonist in the stories would usually travel different parts of … Read more