How I Would've Died In 20 Stephen King Novels

Column by Peter Derk
October 23, 2018
Not the surviving type, Pete examines his most likely causes of death in some of King's beloved works.

Celebrating Goosebumps: A Literary Profile of R.L. Stine

Column by Emmanuel Nataf
October 22, 2018
In honor of R.L. Stine’s recent 75th birthday (and to celebrate Halloween), we present you with 13 of his spookiest hits.

A History Of The Halloween Franchise In Print

Column by Christopher Shultz
October 19, 2018
You can't kill the Boogeyman, either onscreen or on the page.

33 Cool Podcasts for Horror Lovers

Column by Annie Neugebauer
October 18, 2018
A smorgasbord of podcasts for horror lovers, covering scary fiction, film, reviews, and the industry itself.

10 Things You Didn't Know About Noah Webster, the Inventor of American English

Column by Taylor Houston
October 16, 2018
Happy 260th Birthday to the man whose name is synonymous with “Go Look It Up!” (Which is the pre-cursor to today’s “Google It!”)
Jeff Jackson Destroys All Interviews

Jeff Jackson Destroys All Interviews

Interview by Joshua Chaplinsky
October 15, 2018
The "Mira Corpora" author discusses accessibility, punk rock, and his new two-sided novel.

Put A Vampire In It!

Column by Peter Derk
October 11, 2018
These same ol' boring books, movies, and TV shows got you down? We've got the solution! A (nonsensical, ill-fitting, badly done) vampire!

15 of Literature’s Most Villainous Names

Column by Emmanuel Nataf
October 9, 2018
What Do You Call an Evil Skeleton? In honor of the scariest holiday of the year, here are 15 of the most bone-chilling, blood-curdling villainous names in all of literature.
An Interview with 'The Blue Kingfisher' author Erica Wright

Birds and Snakes and Bugs, Oh My! An Interview with 'The Blue Kingfisher' author Erica Wright

Interview by Steph Post
October 8, 2018
An Interview with Erica Wright, crime fiction writer and poet, on the debut of her latest Kat Stone private investigator novel: 'The Blue Kingfisher'.

My 13 Favorite Audiobooks So Far

Column by Annie Neugebauer
October 5, 2018
My top 13 audiobooks of the 70 I've listened to so far.

Comics vs. Television: Iron Fist

Column by BH Shepherd
October 4, 2018
Why is Iron Fist the one hero Marvel can't spin into gold?

Nitpicking 17 Great Horror Comedies

Column by Peter Derk
October 3, 2018
What are the tiny problems with 'Shaun of the Dead,' 'Bloodsucking Fiends,' and 'Cabin in the Woods'?

Library Love: The Future is Open

Column by Stephanie Bonjack
October 2, 2018
Open Access is a movement that seeks to circumvent barriers preventing access to information. Think traditional publishing is the only way to go? Think again.

What Famous Authors Would Be Like on Social Media if They Weren't Dead

Column by Max Booth III
October 1, 2018
How much writing would Charles Dickens have accomplished with FarmVille in his life?

150 Years Later, ‘Little Women’ Is Still The Biggest Of Deals

Column by Meredith Borders
September 28, 2018
On its sesquicentennial, Louisa May Alcott’s novel is still challenging readers.

It Took Me 10 Years to Publish My Poetry Collection

Column by Christoph Paul
September 27, 2018
The highs, lows, and peace that comes with finally finishing a poetry collection.

Books vs. Miniseries: 'The Stand'

Column by Christopher Shultz
September 24, 2018
Does 'The Stand' miniseries do the novel justice, or is it like a bastard, sniveling half-sibling; a disappointment compared to the first-born child?

Stephen King's 10 Best - Yes, Best! - Endings

Column by Meredith Borders
September 21, 2018
Happy birthday, Stephen King! Let's take a look at the ten best endings the author ever wrote.

Inspiration from the Brooklyn Book Fest

Column by Susan DeFreitas
September 21, 2018
So you couldn't get to NYC for the BKBF, or you didn't want to brave the crowds? No prob. Here's a roundup of wit and wisdom from various panels full of brilliant, famous writer folk.

Is Crosstalk Killing Your Feedback?

Column by Peter Derk
September 20, 2018
What is crosstalk, and how is it ruining your workshop?

A Guide to the Literary And Cinematic References in 'Castle Rock'

Column by Christopher Shultz
September 18, 2018
For anyone needing a deep dive into the Stephen King universe and how it connects to the new Hulu series.

8 Reasons We Should Listen To Book Banners

Column by Peter Derk
September 17, 2018
Sometimes a friendly ear can save a book.

That Time I Spoiled 'Fight Club' for a Stranger (a.k.a. 'Roughhouse Club')

Column by David James Keaton
September 14, 2018
If you see a movie first, you can ruin it. Use this power wisely.

10 Gloriumptious Words to Celebrate Roald Dahl’s 102nd Birthday

Column by Emmanuel Nataf
September 13, 2018
To throw a birthday bash for one of the greatest children’s writers of all time, we created a dictionary of Roald Dahl’s most memorable (or should we say churgling?) words.