Campbell's Islands of Space in the November issue of Astounding Science FictionScience fiction magazines traditionally featured speculative fiction in short story, novelette, novella or (usually serialized) novel form, a format that continues into the present day The term was first used in print in 1957 by P Schuyler Miller in a review of John W Many also contain editorials, book reviews or articles, and The complementary term soft science fiction, formed by analogy to hard science fiction, first A science fiction magazine is a publication that offers primarily science fiction, either in a hard-copy periodical format or on the InternetHard science fiction is a category of science fiction characterized by concern for scientific accuracy and logic