Column by Holly Kothe
Aristotle and Oscar Wilde walk into a bar. Wilde orders absinthe, Aristotle picks a top-shelf merlot. A few sips in, they get into an argument about art and life. Stop me if you've heard this one...
Column by David James Keaton
...or Slam Dunk at the Mesoamerican Ballgame. An introduction to "Hard Sentences: Crime Fiction Inspired by Alcatraz."
Column by Susan DeFreitas
Love fantasy? Creating your first magic system? Observe these precepts, young adepts, or find yourself in a world of trouble.
Column by Richard Thomas
Violence in fiction—when to use it, and when to avoid it.
Column by Annie Neugebauer
Unless you're lucky, you probably don’t get a whole summer off anymore. But who doesn’t want one? Writers can still capture those summer vibes – even when we’re working through the hot months.
Column by Karis Rogerson
A reflection on why it's so important to have a group (or groups) of writers you can rely on.
Column by Bart Bishop
A look at how the comics have treated the relationship between Spider-Man and Iron Man and how that influences the upcoming 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' movie
Column by Leah Dearborn
This is the first Independence Day under a new presidential administration, and it's unlikely to be one we'll forget.
Column by Gabino Iglesias
Readers come in all shapes and sizes, and hardcore bookworms are a wonderfully idiosyncratic group within that population.