What Ever Happened To The Oscar-Nominated Horror Film?

Column by Christopher Shultz
August 22, 2014 (6) comments
There was a time when at best horror films were Acadamey Award darlings, at worst the subject of token nominations. But at least horror was present on Oscar night. Not so much anymore...

The Strange Death of Eugene Izzi

Column by Max Booth III
August 21, 2014 (6) comments
All signs were pointing toward a rather successful career as a crime novelist, so it was a pretty big surprise when Izzi was discovered hanging from his writing office on December 7th, 1996.

So You Want to Write A Book: Part 0 — Ready, Set, Don't Go Yet

Column by Leah Rhyne
August 21, 2014 (11) comments
In this, the first in a new series of columns about the mechanics of writing a book, we'll talk about the prep work that should occur before you even sit down at your computer/notebook/typewriter.

5 More Quick, Easy Ways to Promote Yourself in Your Underwear

August 20, 2014 (2) comments
Make every email a call to action! Learn to glitter on Twitter! Turn LinkedIn into an office where everyone helps everybody else and no one weeps silently in the restroom!

How Technology Affects the Way We Write

Column by Dean Fetzer
August 20, 2014 (2) comments
From scratchings on clay tablets to modern paper, humans have been writing things down for thousands of years — how is technology changing the way our thoughts and creations reach the world?

Punctuation Pairs: How To Combine Punctuation

Column by Taylor Houston
August 19, 2014 (3) comments
As if the rules of punctuation weren’t confusing enough, what do you do when you have more than one punctuation mark to contend with?

The Machine With a Soul: Typewriters In the Past, Present, and Future

Column by Leah Dearborn
August 18, 2014 (1) comments
Perhaps our fondness stems from that image in the collective cultural imagination: a man with his typewriter, clacking away in a lonely hotel room, bottle of cognac at his side.

Reconsidering 'True Detective'

Column by John Jarzemsky
August 18, 2014 (12) comments
'True Detective' was a smash hit, for lovers of television and literary horror alike, but is it all it's cracked up to be?

Prose & Conversation: Death of the Short Story

Column by Cath Murphy
August 15, 2014 (21) comments
Brian hates short stories. Cath loves them. Under the harsh spotlight of Prose & Conversation they attempt to resolve their differences.

Book vs. Television Premiere: 'Outlander'

Column by Riki Cleveland
How does the Starz television adaptation of 'Outlander' stack up to Diana Gabaldon's best-selling novel?