Alright Kids, We’re Gonna Talk About Race: 5 Books that Get it Right

Column by Keith Rawson
Yep, it's time to have a chat about those pesky race issues and the books that deal with them.

The Top 10 Craft Books on Storytelling

Column by Christoph Paul
May 11, 2017 (3) comments
The top ten craft books of a craft book fanatic.

How 'The Mists of Avalon' Redefined King Arthur from the Female Perspective

Column by Bart Bishop
A look back at the 1983 novel and its reframed feminist perspective on the classic male-centric tale of King Arthur.

Writing the Crime Scene: Mental Illness

Column by Repo Kempt
May 10, 2017 (2) comments
Psychopathic kilers, depressed cops and neurotic detectives. Mental illness is a recurring staple of crime fiction. Here's a guide to doing your research and getting the details right.

Storyville: Writing Compelling Dust Jacket Copy

Column by Richard Thomas
Tips for writing compelling dust jacket copy that makes the back of your book sing.

Never Write for Exposure...or Should You?

Column by Gabino Iglesias
Everyone has already told you never to write for free, but there are times where that rule can, and should, be broken.

When Bad People Write Good Things

Column by Peter Derk
When a bad person writes a great book, should you pick it up? Embrace it? Burn it?

Ranking the Gothic Lesbian Victoriana: Quick Reviews of All 6 Sarah Waters Novels

Column by Annie Neugebauer
Sarah Waters is known for her historical, LGBQT+, gothic romance and horror novels, but which is more of which, and where should you start? A quick review of all 6 will help you narrow it down.

10 Things Selling Books at Festivals and Cons Has Taught Me About Writing

Column by Christoph Paul
May 5, 2017 (3) comments
I give ten examples of how tabling at book festivals has helped my writing improve.

Life Moves Pretty Fast: How the 'Ghostbusters' Remake Proves Comedies Aren't the Same Anymore

Column by Bart Bishop
A look at Hadley Freeman's book 'Life Moves Pretty Fast' and its discussion of how '80s comedies have changed, with an emphasis on 'Ghostbusters' 2016.