Bodices Don’t Rip: Writing Accurate Historical Fiction

Column by Leah Dearborn
Sitting in a classroom or wandering through a sterile museum, we often feel estranged from history. But history is really about people, and that’s what makes it such fertile ground for writers.

Storyville: Writing About Taboo Subjects

Column by Richard Thomas
When writing about taboo subjects, be careful how you do it.

Culling The Classics: Batman: The Dark Knight Returns

Column by Brian McGackin
July 29, 2014 (1) comments
Sifting through history, one classic at a time.

Product Review: Weekend Read

Column by Christopher Shultz
If you've ever tried to read a screenplay on your iPhone, you know what an awful experience it can be. But no more! Weekend Read saves us from the drudgery.

How to Survive Your First Live Reading or Book Selling Event

Column by Leah Rhyne
July 28, 2014 (2) comments
In late June, I survived my first ever live, public reading event....and you can too! Here's how I did it.

Forget Heroes and Villains, There is Only Point-of-View

Column by Max Booth III
July 25, 2014 (1) comments
You want to make your characters realistic? Think of everybody as the protagonist.

Usurping the Throne: Game of Thrones and George R. R. Martin's Dilemma

Column by Rajan Khanna
July 25, 2014 (5) comments
Season Four of HBO's 'Game of Thrones' began a distinct move father away from the source material. What does this mean for the books and, most importantly, the ending that they are speeding toward?

Three Books About... Beaches

Column by Cath Murphy
Buckets and spades. Donkey rides. Tangled deckchairs. Sand in your sandwiches. We all love the beach, and the authors of these three books are no exception.

The Art of Microfiction

Column by Gayle Towell
July 24, 2014 (3) comments
A brief discussion of microfiction: who writes/reads it and why, tricks of the trade, and places to submit.

White Guilt: 10 Books For The Betterment Of The Straight White Male

Column by Peter Derk
July 23, 2014 (3) comments
A reading list of books for straight white males to make them less...like straight white males.