My Favorite Reads Of 2016 So Far

Column by Keith Rawson
August 30, 2016 (1) comments
Keith Rawson trots out his list of the best books so far this year.

6 Podcast Episodes That Will Make You a Better Writer

Column by Max Booth III
Check out some podcasts that'll help improve your craft.

Swipe left: Seven Sick Literary Hook-ups

Column by JS Breukelaar
The fictional hook-ups that mess with our minds are the ones that take on a dark life of their own, and any pretense to playing God on the part of the author, just goes out the window.

Teenage Wasteland: Please, No More Teenage Superheroes

Column by Peter Derk
August 25, 2016 (7) comments
Hey teens! Get off my lawn and out of my comics!

What Works & What Doesn't: 'Forrest Gump'

Column by Christopher Shultz
August 24, 2016 (8) comments
Films are like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get. And you never know why the hell some flavors are so beloved either...

ADA and the Modern Writer

Column by Stephanie Bonjack
August 24, 2016 (2) comments
The Americans with Disabilities Act improved the lives of millions of people, requiring accommodations and preventing discrimination. What does that mean for writers?

The Use of Derogatory Language in Period Pieces

Column by Bart Bishop
Asking the question, is it okay for authors to use "authentic" language in period pieces?

9 Literary Treats Made Into Musicals

Column by Holly Kothe
Having a background in musical theater, I'm familiar with several books turned musicals. You can make practically anything into a musical. Here's a few gems that took off, and some that tanked.

Ashes To Ashes: 6 Books About Funerals

Column by Leah Dearborn
These authors don't just address the difficult and often taboo subject of human mortality, they also play with it, using wit and skill to shine a light on the dark moments at the end of a life.

8 of the Worst (and Best) Book-to-Film Adaptations

Column by Raine Winters
August 19, 2016 (11) comments
Dear Hollywood: Please stop destroying my favorite books.