Top 10 Ways To Make 'The Walking Dead' Less Stupid

Column by Rob Hart
November 30, 2011 (54) comments
'The Walking Dead' just wrapped up the first half of its second season--and unless they address the problems with its writing, I'm not going to tune back in come February.

Happy 400th, King James Bible! (and why you should care as a writer)

Column by Phil Jourdan
November 29, 2011 (7) comments
This year the King James Bible turns 400 years old. Let's look back at how this monumental book came to be, and what it has meant for the literary world.

How to Handle the Bad Review

Column by Brandon Tietz
November 28, 2011 (6) comments
Did your book just get a bad review? Having trouble handling it? Then this is the column for you.

The Kindle Fire and the Betamax Problem: Confessions of an Early Adopter

Column by Paul Graham Raven
November 28, 2011 (9) comments
Why is the Kindle Fire like an electric toothbrush?

When To Show, When To Tell

Column by Jon Gingerich
November 25, 2011 (6) comments
Maintaining action is paramount in fiction, but sooner or later we’ll need to deliver expository details for our stories to make sense. So, how do writers engage while providing character depth?

Behold! The Unfilmable: The Literary Adaptations of David Cronenberg

Column by Joshua Chaplinsky
November 25, 2011 (7) comments
A detailed look at the literary leanings of cult filmmaker, David Cronenberg.

Does Borders Demise Signal the Death of Bookstores?

Column by John Jarzemsky
November 23, 2011 (6) comments
A brief look at the demise of Borders, and the lessons that other brick and mortar retailers need to learn.

How To Market Yourself Through Social Networks (for Books!)

Column by Rob Hart
November 23, 2011 (4) comments
To successfully market your writing, you need to take advantage of the social networks geared toward books, like Goodread, weRead, Shelfari, and LibraryThing

Can The Kindle Add Fuel To The Fire Of The Public Library System?

Column by Hanna Brooks Olsen
Amazon Kindle has changed the way consumers get their hands on books. Now the little eBook that could is showing that it can do more, by quietly creeping into libraries. Could this be a good thing?

Ask The Lit Coach: "Should A New-To-Publishing Writer Seek The Safer Submission Route, Or Routes That Pay More?" and More

Column by Erin Reel
November 21, 2011 (5) comments
In issue 4 of 'Ask The Lit Coach,' Erin saves one fresh MFA student from branding herself too soon and gives another writer direction on how to approach the publishing world with an anthology.