Five Terrifying Things About Getting Published

Column by Ed Sikov
October 17, 2014 (6) comments
You think that getting published would be a joyous occasion. Think again. It's a horror show.

Let’s Get Critical! How Book Reviewing Can Make You A Better Storyteller

Column by Keith Rawson
Can book reviewing make you a better storyteller? Hell yes it can! And here's Keith Rawson's take on how to do it.

Edit My Paragraph! Episode Five

Column by Gayle Towell
October 16, 2014 (7) comments
This column explores the art of editing by providing detailed edits of reader-submitted paragraphs.

Caffeinated Lit: 9 Coffee and Book Pairings

Find out what book goes best with your favorite caffeinated beverage.

Writing Horror Without the Blood

Column by Max Booth III
October 15, 2014 (5) comments
Horror is meant to get your heart beating. Forget coffee and cocaine. There is no stronger upper in the world than fear.

Locked Up: Books For My Father

Column by Peter Derk
October 14, 2014 (5) comments
An article in which a son decides whether he should send books to his estranged, imprisoned father.

BookShots: 'Mr. Mercedes' by Stephen King

Column by Richard Thomas
In the first book of a new trilogy, Bill Hodges chases a new killer, one with a taste for mass executions.

Top 10 Ways To Make 'The Strain' Less Stupid

Column by Rob Hart
October 13, 2014 (3) comments
'The Strain' just wrapped its first season. And it was not great. Let's discuss!

What The Huge Success Of ’Gone Girl’ Says About Us As A Society (Hint: It Isn’t Good)

Column by Cath Murphy
October 10, 2014 (13) comments
It's not that I don't like 'Gone Girl'. OK I hate 'Gone Girl' and here's why.

The Self-Taught MFA: Novel Idea or Fairy Tale, Part 2

October 9, 2014 (3) comments
You mean I could do an MFA, my very own way? Ya don't say...