Happy Halloween: 5 Creepy Regional Stories

Column by John Jarzemsky
A grab-bag of spine-tingling tales to make you go "WTF!"

Attention Deficit Creators

Column by Robbie Blair
October 29, 2014 (3) comments
Some discussion of my own journey with ADD and my choice to get off meds, along with a look at attention deficit tendencies in creative individuals and how to cope with those tendencies.

Monster Mash: 6 Underrated Creatures For Hire

Column by Leah Dearborn
October 29, 2014 (2) comments
Tired of vapid vampires? Bored of less than zoetic zombies? There are plenty of mythic creatures that are just crying out for someone to pick up a pen and write about.

Dressing the Part: A Look at Literary Halloween Costumes for the Family

Column by Leah Rhyne
October 28, 2014 (2) comments
I thought I was going to be Luna Lovegood for Halloween...my daughter decided otherwise...so now I'm judging ALL literary Halloween costumes. Look out, costumes! I'm coming!

8 Ways to Outline a Novel

Column by Robbie Blair
October 28, 2014 (4) comments
I go into several methods for outlining longer pieces, including free-write summary, skeletal summaries, "snowflake" summaries, visual outlines, and more.

Product Review: GoodNotes

Column by Christopher Shultz
While ostensibly expensive, this is the best PDF reader/annotator for iOS. Editing manuscripts on your iPad has never been this sexy.

For the Love of Monsters: Werewolves

Column by Max Booth III
October 27, 2014 (3) comments
Shapeshift into a wolf, howl at the full moon, turn your local city into an all-night buffet. You are always hungry, always thirsty, eager to hump anything that moves.

That Time I Read With Chuck Palahniuk

Column by Brandon Tietz
October 25, 2014 (5) comments
What's it like reading with one of the most famous authors in the game? About as cool as you can imagine.

How to Assemble an Ensemble: Team-Building for Writers

Column by BH Shepherd
October 24, 2014 (1) comments
A recipe for a good ensemble stock to use in your next literary concoction.

The Pleasures Of Writing At Night

Column by Peter Derk
October 24, 2014 (4) comments
Detailing the pleasures specific to writing at night.