The 5 Scariest Grammar Issues: Your Guide to Fearless Writing

Column by Susan DeFreitas
October 24, 2014 (10) comments
No matter how accomplished you are as a writer, chances are, there's at least one grammar issue that scares the living bejeezus out of you. Now is the time to slay it once and for all.

5 Creepy Comics To Suit Every Predilection

Column by Kelly Thompson
Five creepy comics—ranging from dark fairy tales to true crime—to suit all your Halloween needs.

Self-Publishing is Basically the YouTube of Literature

Column by Brandon Tietz
October 22, 2014 (1) comments
Even after going mainstream, self-publishing is still associated with a myriad of stigmas. Here's a few to consider before you make the leap.

So You Want To Write A Book, Part 2: The Daily Grind

Column by Leah Rhyne
October 21, 2014 (2) comments
In this, the third installment of 'So You Want To Write A Book', we discuss the daily work of writing a novel - the daily grind, the mid-book doldrums, to sprint or not, and all sorts of other fun!

Spells and the Physical Power of Words

Column by Leah Dearborn
While poems are seen as acceptable expressions of emotion or thought, magical incantations are generally left to fiction. But there is evidence that words can make a very physical impact on the world.

Footnotes: 'King Lear' and 9 More Books Masquerading in Other Genres

Column by Ryan Peverly
October 20, 2014 (1) comments
Browse a bookshelf and chances are you'll find several titles that aren't exactly as they appear — books in costume, masquerading in one genre when they're really something else entirely.

Five Terrifying Things About Getting Published

Column by Ed Sikov
October 17, 2014 (8) 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 (10) 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.