Why Do So Many Indie Presses Fail?

Column by Gabino Iglesias, July 21, 2017
In the last three years, I've seen so many indie presses come and go that I've lost count. I asked some experts to help me figure out why.

99 Cents Is Too Cheap For Your Book

Column by Peter Derk
July 21, 2017
When it comes to selling books, it's good to be a whore. Just don't be a CHEAP whore.

6 Reasons Aspiring Writers Should Act More Like Musicians

Column by Christoph Paul
July 20, 2017
Musicians can't be posers——they actually have to practice their instrument.

Find A Buddy: 6 Reasons You Should Co-Write Your Stuff

Column by J. David Osborne
July 20, 2017
After spending three years relatively isolated in Oregon, I rediscovered the value of collaboration and co-writing.

Storyville: Young Protagonists—MG vs. YA vs. Adult

Column by Richard Thomas
July 19, 2017
Some advice for writing young protagonists for Middle Grade, YA, and adult fiction.
Bookshots: 'Devil's Call' by J. Danielle Dorn

Bookshots: 'Devil's Call' by J. Danielle Dorn

Review by Gabino Iglesias
July 19, 2017
Bookshots: Pumping new life into the corpse of the book review

Inspiration vs. Influence: Using What We Know

Column by Brian Allen Carr
July 18, 2017
A discussion of how writers take, steal and borrow content, and why.
Bookshots: 'Beneath' by Kristi DeMeester

Bookshots: 'Beneath' by Kristi DeMeester

Review by Max Booth III
July 17, 2017
The worms crawl in, the worms crawl out, the worms play pinochle on your snout.

Books at These Speeds: Sped-Up Audiobooks

Column by Peter Derk
July 17, 2017
You can play audiobooks at super speed. But should you?

Brace Yourselves: A Breakdown of the Game of Thrones Pilot, "Winter is Coming"

Column by Fred Venturini
July 14, 2017
The Game of Thrones pilot, "Winter is Coming," packs a sprawling, fantasy epic into a tight sixty-one minutes featuring distinct and interesting settings and characters.

The Writing Guide to End All Writing Guides

Column by Gabino Iglesias
July 14, 2017
Here's everything you need to know to have a successful writing career.