What Are Trademarks and Do I Need Them?

Column by Jessica Meddows
August 29, 2014 (1) comments
The publishing industry is a complicated legal beast. We've discussed copyright before, and this month, we look at what trademarks are and how you use them.

Product Review: Marvin

Column by Christopher Shultz
August 28, 2014 (1) comments
Like eBooks, but hate the eReading apps currently available? Then meet Marvin.

The Basics of Starting a Writing Group

Column by Daniel Hope
August 27, 2014 (2) comments
A few essential steps that will give your writing group (and consequently your writing) the best chance of success.

Engineering the Perfect Campfire Tale

Column by Leah Dearborn
Wherever humans gather around food and a fire, there are guaranteed to be tales of monsters and heroic deeds of faraway lands and strange cultures.

Can We Build It?: 5 DIY Bookshelves

Column by Peter Derk
August 26, 2014 (6) comments
An average person takes a shot at building a collection of bookshelves from Pinterest.

6 YA Novels That Deal With Mental Health

Column by Riki Cleveland
August 25, 2014 (1) comments
A look at six young adult novels that explore the tough topic of mental health.

Let's Talk Literature: 6 Books That Are Great Conversation Starters

August 25, 2014 (9) comments
Reading these books in public has been linked to newfound literary friendships.

On Tom Cruise and Time Travel Stories

Column by Rajan Khanna
August 22, 2014 (6) comments
A look at time travel in both film and literature and why it makes for such great stories.

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.