About Analog Science Fiction and Fact Magazine
Analog Science Fiction Magazine
Analog Science Fiction magazine has covered the field of science fiction since its inception in 1929. The monthly publication is now the oldest continuously published magazine in the field of science fiction. The magazine started out with the name Astounding Stories which then became Astounding Science Fiction in 1938. The current name for the magazine came into being in 1960. Analog is currently the top selling science fiction magazine in the world.
Originally, the magazine started out in the pulp fiction category with action adventure as the main focus, and a little science fiction thrown in. The magazine has evolved and has gone on to represent the best of current science fiction. The writings of Isaac Asimov and Robert Heinlein were represented in Analog Science Fiction magazine. L.Ron Hubbard reportedly introduced his theories of dianetics, which eventually turned in to the Scientology religion, in the pages of Analog Science Fiction magazine in 1950.
You will find well known authors in Analog Science Fiction magazine and be introduced to up and coming writers in the science fiction genre. The magazine has had contributors such as Orson Scott Card, Harry Turtledove, Greg Bear, Joe Haldeman, Timothy Zahn, Michael Burstein, Rajnar Vajra, Joseph H. Delaney and Paul Levinson.
Stories and recent articles in Analog Science Fiction magazine have included work by Juliette Wade with her story of alien subculture, Domingo Santos, a well known Spanish science fiction writer examines the popular generation ship story where people live entire lives on a journey to a distant planet. Santos asks what if the colonists forget why they traveled to the planet when they arrive and what would actually happen when they reach their destination? Subscribe to Analog Science Fiction magazine for the truly best creative writing in the science fiction genre.