6 Ways to Save a Mary Sue

Column by Robbie Blair, August 28, 2015
If you've realized that you accidentally wrote a Mary Sue, this article will help you change that overpowered lead into a relatable character.
Rare James Joyce Letters Sell for Big Bucks

Rare James Joyce Letters Sell for Big Bucks

News by Raine Winters
August 28, 2015 (0) comments
The found notes sold for 10 times the guide price on the U.S. market.

Writing And Parenting: A Survival Guide

Column by Rob Hart
August 28, 2015 (4) comments
Debut father and debut novelist Rob Hart talks to other parent-writers about baby-proofing bookshelves, finding time to write, and how to keep proprieties in order.
West Hollywood City Poet Steven Reigns photographed by Jenny Walters

Words On The Streets: City Poet Steven Reigns

Interview by Karina Wilson
August 27, 2015 (0) comments
Cities across the world are appointing official city poets as a badge of civic pride. Passing fad, or permanent shift in the landscape? West Hollywood's Steven Reigns gives us the skinny.

What the Fuck Are You Writing For?

Column by Cath Murphy
August 27, 2015 (12) comments
People say they write for lots of reasons. All of them are lying. All of them are wrong.

Falling Without a Parachute: Lessons Learned from My First Novel

Column by Rajan Khanna
August 26, 2015 (0) comments
Rajan Khanna's first novel, 'Falling Sky', sold without an ending. Here are some lessons learned from the novel's conception through its publication.
Announcing the Restless Book Prize for New Immigrant Writing

Announcing the Restless Book Prize for New Immigrant Writing

News by Raine Winters
August 26, 2015 (0) comments
Submissions will focus on “American identity in a global age.”

Economics of the Big Release

Column by Leah Dearborn
August 26, 2015 (0) comments
Every now and then a tidal wave comes along in book publishing. Big releases can sometimes act as a shot in the arm for struggling bookstores, and they’ve helped to keep a changing industry afloat.
‘American Gods’ TV Adaptation Begins Production in March

‘American Gods’ TV Adaptation Begins Production in March

News by Raine Winters
August 26, 2015 (0) comments
… and the world wants to know who will play Shadow Moon!
The FBI Investigation Into Ray Bradbury's Communist Leanings

The FBI Investigation Into Ray Bradbury's Communist Leanings

News by Peter Derk
August 25, 2015 (1) comments
Recently-uncovered documents outline the 10-year FBI investigation into Ray Bradbury.

Teens in Tinseltown: Six Hollywood YA Novels

Column by Riki Cleveland
August 25, 2015 (0) comments
America’s fascination with all things Hollywood knows no bounds, and luckily there are many young adult novels depicting the high profile lives of the stars to keep readers satisfied.