Issue #7 is available now!

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This issue marks the 1 year anniversary of Sci Phi Journal and we are back again with more great stories and articles.

Flash Fiction

  • The God Machine by Kat Hunter, a short tale of the perils of technology.


  • Ghostwritten by Sean Ead’s, wonders about the source of the muses? Sean takes us on a journey to find out
  • Like Soldiers, Face to our Foes by Patrick S. Baker, explores questions of the nature of war and what it means to be a soldier
  • Pawprints in the Aeolian Dust by Eleanor R. Wood, a tale of a man and his dog and the relationship between our compaions and us
  • Golgotha by Elan J. Grossman, on the nature of being and sacrifice
  • Shell Game by Keiran Sterling Holmes, a tale of man and minds and what are the limits and nature of consciousness


  • Mad Max: Fury Road – Surrounded by Political Sound and Fury Signifying Nothing by Jeff Racho, what really was the message of this film?
  • The Mote in God’s “I” by Scott Huggins, what is the nature of free will and is is compatible with omniscience?
  • Mourn for Morbius by Lou Antonelli, what is the nature of faith and life and how do you get through it?
  • A Theory of Deja Vu by Curtis Lee Cancino, What is going on when you are struck by Deja Vu?
  • On the Influence of Emotion Drugs on History by Jeffrey A. Corkern, The concluding part of his series on the nature of the soul


  • Beyond the Mist continues with our protagonist pushing ever onward and we learn our protagonists name in this installment
  • Places Where the Roads Don’t Go by Michael F. Flynn brings to us a new serial that explores the nature of the mind and whether hard A.I is possible.

And a book reviews by Peter Sean Bradley and Mike Phelps

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Issue #7 and other news

More news, as everything comes together for Issue #7. I have been asked several times for a subscription option and I can announce that it is coming together. The current plan for subscription is to use Patreon and pay on a “per publication” basis for the magazine. The price would be $2.99 for ebook copiesContinue Reading

Aristotle, Atheism and God

Can you be good without God? This is one of those perennial questions that comes up in discussions between theists and atheists and never seems to go get anywhere. This essay was inspired by a discussion along those lines over at John C. Wrights blog and I thought I would set out an idea thatContinue Reading

Sci Phi’s Editorial Policy

I had an interesting email from someone submitting a story, it concerned my stance on the recent Hugo controversy and questions about my politics. It seemed worth writing a few things to clarify. First up, I am unabashedly in the “sad puppies” camp. I’m also probably many of the stereotypes of that camp as well,Continue Reading

More news

So things continue to progress. Issue #7 is coming together ahead of schedule and II am actually ahead on planning future issues. The submission pile continues to be worked through, thanks everybody for your patience and the first readers continue to do a great job. I had some health problems over the last couple ofContinue Reading