Stephen Lovely

Stephen Lovely is a freelance writer in New York City. When he's not reading or writing, he's listening to music and trying to be optimistic about the New York Mets. You can find more of his work on his website. 

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10 of the Best Books on Writing by Sci-Fi and Fantasy Authors

Whether you're struggling with the nuances of a fictional language or just struggling to get started, take some tips from the best of the best.

11 Books Like Ready Player One

Virtual reality escapism is just the beginning...

Spanning Genres: The Lasting Influence of Lois Lowry and Her Work

The author explored both light and heavy subject matter—covering everything from contemporary adolescence to dystopian worlds and the Holocaust. 

Everything You Need to Know Before You See Star Wars: The Last Jedi

All the facts and fan theories you need to know before the latest "Star Wars" installment hits theaters December 14th.

Stranger Things 2 Turned Its View of Authority Upside Down

In its second season, Netflix's runaway hit "Stranger Things" continued to challenge sci-fi and horror tropes.

8 Books That Will Make You Fall for Hard Science Fiction

Get hooked on science fiction that's rooted in the facts.

Without George R.R. Martin, Is Game of Thrones Still Great?

Season 7 gave viewers all the reunions, action, and catharsis we wanted. But sometimes, what we want is not what a show needs.

7 Books That Warn Us About Technology Taking Over

You may regret saving everything to the Cloud after reading these books…

Alien Franchise Movies, Ranked from Worst to Best

Alien Franchise Movies, Ranked from Worst to Best

In space, no one can hear you disagree.

The Best Superhero Movies of All Time

An objective and definitive list.

The Portalist's Guide to Getting into Star Wars

Want to get into this Star Wars thing, but don't know where to start? The Portalist has got your back.

Player-Created Maps for “Minecraft” Inspired by Sci-Fi and Fantasy Worlds

Player-Created Maps for “Minecraft” Inspired by Sci-Fi and Fantasy Worlds

Explore maps for Minecraft that feature Middle Earth, Hogwarts, or galaxies far, far, away.

Superman Isn’t Boring — He’s Just Like Us

Superman Isn’t Boring — He’s Just Like Us

Sure, he's invincible, but Superman deals with personal problems just like the rest of us.

8 Must-Play Sci-Fi and Fantasy Board Games

Science fiction and fantasy elements have been invading board games for almost as long as there have been board games at all, and it's not hard to see why.