8 Women Business Owners in Horror

Column by Sadie Hartmann
September 22nd is American Business Women's Day. To celebrate, I've gathered a list of women-owned businesses in my preferred genre of horror. I hope you find something to support!

Twitter Bots for Writers

Column by Peter Derk
Twitter bots as a force for literary good!

Halloween 2020 Reading List

Column by Sadie Hartmann
With October just a few weeks away, it's time to collect all those seasonal, Halloweenish books you want to enjoy!

Struggling to Journal, but Learning to Forgive Myself

Column by Karis Rogerson
One writer talks about her big plans at the start of lockdown to journal every day, and how much she's failed at that — but that's okay, because there's always tomorrow.

Evaluating The Wit and Wisdom of H.L. Mencken

Column by Joshua Isard
September 15, 2020 (2) comments
Parsing the style and substance of the cultural critic, H.L. Mencken. Does it hold up to modern scrutiny?

Managing a Professional Author Online Presence

Column by Cina Pelayo
September 11, 2020 (1) comments
Different writers have different goals when it comes to their online presence. Author Cina Pelayo discusses hers.

The Art of the Gross Out Contest — from a Two Time Reigning Champ

Column by Jay Wilburn
Gross out contests have a long and storied tradition in horror. Jay Wilburn, the 2019 and 2020 winner of the KillerCon Gross Out Contest, shares his thoughts on doing "gross" well.

Reviewing Chuck Palahniuk's Reviewers

Column by Peter Derk
September 9, 2020 (2) comments
Book reviewers love to hate Chuck Palahniuk.

It's Hard to Be Scared of the Man with the Knife, Anymore

How do you make a slasher scary, and why do so many fail?