Top 5s, Top 10s, even Top 8's. Everyone loves lists! And we have a ton of 'em!
Column by Richard Thomas
Here are my ten favorite short stories for 2013.
Column by Daniel Hope
The Grinch deserves more attention as a fixture of the holiday season. He's better than Santa Claus in many ways.
Column by Christopher Shultz December 10, 2013 (21) comments
For an offbeat, weird, macabre and twisted holiday, look no further than this list.
Column by Kimberly Turner December 6, 2013 (1) comments
Why endure door-bustin’ mall shenanigans when you can find perfect gifts without leaving the comfort of home? We've got you covered with 10 presents sure to delight every bibliophile on your list.
Column by Ed Sikov December 3, 2013 (10) comments
Perennially depressed Ed Sikov recommends five unbearably sad novels with which to celebrate the holidays.
Column by Ed Sikov November 28, 2013 (6) comments
In this season of giving thanks, one man expresses gratitude for a few of his favorite words.
Column by Leah Rhyne November 26, 2013 (13) comments
We writers have a lot to be thankful for...here's my half-universal, half-personal top 10 list!
Column by Cameron Pierce November 25, 2013 (2) comments
Is life getting in the way of your writing? Here are eight tips and tricks to manage your time more wisely and boost your productivity.
Column by Phil Jourdan November 22, 2013 (7) comments
Five bad habits to break if you want your writing sessions to be more productive.
Column by Christopher Shultz November 15, 2013 (20) comments
Music can be a wonderful assistant while you create, if you select your tunes wisely. I have a few suggestions to help you choose.
Column by Cath Murphy November 14, 2013 (1) comments
NaNoWriMo's half way mark looms and you're suffering from a bad case of verbal fatigue. But enough with the bullshit excuses! This is why you must keep going and Finish That Thing.
Column by Daniel Hope November 13, 2013 (34) comments
Books you'll find at the intersection of the literary and science fiction genres.
Column by Joshua Chaplinsky November 11, 2013 (20) comments
A list of everyday words and phrases you might want to avoid, just in case.
Column by Leah Dearborn November 8, 2013 (8) comments
Books are not always innocent creations. Time and again, the written word has helped to both inflame and resolve human conflicts.
Column by Kelly Thompson November 7, 2013 (1) comments
What can a good writing group do for you? Almost everything.
Column by Rajan Khanna November 7, 2013 (5) comments
In honor of the release of 'Thor: The Dark World,' we take a look at science fiction stories that draw on mythology for inspiration.
Column by Richard Thomas November 5, 2013 (13) comments
Looking for something new to write? Here are ten hot, emerging, and underappreciated genres.
Column by Jessica Meddows October 29, 2013 (4) comments
One of history's oldest professions is also the most despised, yet so popular in historical literature and modern fiction. See if you agree with these ten lawyers rated the best-worst in fiction.
Column by Kimberly Turner October 24, 2013 (16) comments
From Bowie and Devo to Anthrax and Mastodon, musicians have always been inspired by their favorite books. Here are some stories behind the songs, plus a literary playlist for your listening pleasure.
Column by Joshua Chaplinsky October 23, 2013 (4) comments
You want to devour every scrap of paper your favorite author has ever written, but is it worth tarnishing their legacy?
Column by Stephanie Bonjack October 14, 2013 (4) comments
Not all children's books are created equal. Here are a few gems written just for you, grownup.
Column by Kelly Thompson October 11, 2013 (5) comments
5 horror comics ranging from subtle to grotesque to suit every Halloween comic need!
Column by Christopher Shultz October 11, 2013 (34) comments
Looking for some Halloween movies that pack a solid writerly punch? These films deliver the scares as well as satisfy the snob in us, offering fantastic nuances in character, dialogue and plot.
Column by Elissa Wald October 9, 2013 (5) comments
A list of ten tips for writing Erotic Fiction, by the author of 'The Secret Lives of Married Women.'
Column by Richard Thomas October 4, 2013 (39) comments
Here are ten of the scariest, darkest, and most disturbing books I've read.