On Revenge Fantasies, Male Toxicity and "Promising Young Woman"

Column by Ben Tanzer
A story about how men live and the world women are forced to negotiate because of their choices, presenting a conversation about the nature of sexual violence and just how commonplace it is.

Why Every Author Should Write Haiku

Column by Jay Wilburn
There are important things prose authors can learn by experimenting with haiku. It is an easy artform to take up, but difficult to master.

The Importance of the Character Interview

Column by Cina Pelayo
The more that you know about your characters, the more confidently you can write about them.

Old Book Marketing Wisdom That Needs To Change

Column by Peter Derk
Let's question classic marketing advice like spacing out your releases and not being too pushy.

The Best and Worst Things We Can Do With 'The Great Gatsby'

Column by Peter Derk
Now that 'The Great Gatsby' is in the public domain, we can do a lot with it. But some options are better than others.

"To All The Boys: Always and Forever" is the Sweetest Ending to a Beloved Series

Column by Karis Rogerson
Thoughts and reflections on the final installment in the To All the Boys film series.

7 Books That Will Make You Happy You’re Single

Column by Emmanuel Nataf
These seven literary picks brilliantly reveal the joys of singledom and will have you transforming from a Bridget Jones to a Samantha Jones in no time at all.

7 Short Literary Works for the Shortest Month

Column by Lisa Bubert
February 15, 2021 (2) comments
Let's traipse through some of the finest short fiction around.

Lessons I Learned Ghostwriting Romance (as a Non-Romance Writer)

Column by Jay Wilburn
After ghostwriting many romance novels, Jay Wilburn learned some lessons that helped with writing stories in other genres.

Say Something Nice: Good Things About Bad Books

Column by Peter Derk
Can I say something nice about some books I truly hate?