Strategies for Surviving a Writing Convention

Column by Autumn Christian
Some methods on how to survive a writing convention. No gas mask included.

The Myth of the Lone Genius Writer

Column by Christoph Paul
January 30, 2020 (4) comments
Even geniuses need friends.

"Pride and Prejudice" Remains Timeless and Delightful, More than 200 Years Later

Column by Karis Rogerson
January 28, 2020 (2) comments
The 207th anniversary of "Pride and Prejudice" is nigh, so writer Karis Rogerson takes a few moments to examine why this book remains so popular.

Writing Tips From the Don Winslow Universe

Column by Gabino Iglesias
January 27, 2020 (4) comments
Certain writers demand to be read, and doing so is a class to all who do. Don Winslow is one of them.

Book Promotion: Tips for Making it Work

Column by Steph Post
Find what works best for you when promoting your book, including unconventional suggests.

The "American Dirt" Problem is Deeper Than One Book

Column by Gabino Iglesias
January 24, 2020 (2) comments
You're tired of hearing about it, but we need to discuss a few things...

Talking Myself Out of the MFA

Column by Peter Derk
It's the time of year for my annual de-motivational talk: Why I'm not applying for any MFA programs.

Hunting Down the Perfect Comp Is More Important Than You Think

Column by Andrea J. Johnson
Learn what makes a good comp title, why comp titles are important, and how to create a comp title that provides maximum impact.

Book vs. Film: "Caging Skies" vs. "Jojo Rabbit"

Column by Christopher Shultz
January 21, 2020 (4) comments
The differences between the novel and the film are night and day, yet they deliver the same crucial anti-hate message.

Storyville: Show, Don't Tell

Column by Richard Thomas
Some tips on how to show vs. telling, in your fiction, for a more immersive and powerful experience.