Why You Should Be More Like Andy Weir

Column by Justin Hunter
You've heard of 'The Martian,' right? Read the book, seen the movie? Well, the novel was written by Andy Weir, and you should be more like him.

What Do We Call “The Middle East”?

Author Adam Valen Levinson tells us, it depends how well you know roses.

World Fantasy Con 2017: A Mixed Montage

Column by JS Breukelaar
World Fantasy Con in San Antonio, Texas - a debrief.

7 Powerful & Painful Books That Will Make You A Better Person

Column by Stephanie Bonjack
Reading about difficult subjects is...difficult. Why do it? Because sometimes, they will literally change your life. For the better.

Five Tools for the Journeyman Writer

Column by Melissa F. Olson
Where are all the resources geared toward mid-career writers?

Why Art is So Important During Turbulent Times

Column by Karis Rogerson
Art is extra important during times of turbulence because it provides escapism, fosters empathy and broadens our horizons.

The 11 Bram Stoker Novels That Aren't 'Dracula'

Column by Peter Derk
Bram Stoker wrote 12 novels, and only ONE of them was 'Dracula'! But what's going on between the pages of those other novels?

Storyville: Horror Story vs. Horror Novel

Column by Richard Thomas
How do you know if your horror project is a story, novella, or novel? Some quick tips.

Parallels Between Ray Bradbury's "There Will Come Soft Rains" and 'Blade Runner'

Column by Bart Bishop
A comparison between Ray Bradbury's 1950 short story "There Will Come Soft Rains" and the movie 'Blade Runner' and its sequel 'Blade Runner 2049'.

Storm the Brain! 15 Methods to Get Unstuck, Prompt Ideas, and Solve Problems

Column by Annie Neugebauer
November 3, 2017 (5) comments
From going for a long walk to asking dozens of questions with no answers, here are 15 methods to pull yourself out of a rut, squeeze through a rock & a hard place, or bounce back from hitting a wall.