Lucas and Star Wars: Why Properties Shouldn't Continue Beyond Their Creators

Column by Bart Bishop
February 14, 2017 (1) comments
An argument for fictional properties not continuing beyond their original creators.

7 Reasons Authors Need to be More Like Rappers

Column by Gabino Iglesias
February 13, 2017 (8) comments
It's time authors learned a thing or two from rappers and made the literary world a bit more exciting.

5 Lit-Friendly Cities You Can Expatriate To

Column by Christopher Shultz
February 13, 2017 (2) comments
Has the political climate got you down? Are you ready to abandon your homeland and relocate to another country? Why not try these five literary destinations?

Vampire Love is the Best Kind

Column by Stephanie Bonjack
February 10, 2017 (5) comments
Let's be honest: nothing compares to vampire love.

Write Exciting Stories About Boring Things

Column by Peter Derk
Lessons from 'Arrival', 'The Social Network', and 'This American Life' on how to take a snoozer and make it into a great story.

5 Tips for Writing Short Stories That Sell

Column by George Cotronis
This is your year. Get published.

Three Secrets to a Cleaner First Draft

Column by Riki Cleveland
If your first drafts are more unfit for public consumption than you’d really like, try these tips for a cleaner, more organized initial pass.

9 Facebook Posts by Authors We Don't Need to See in 2017

Column by Gabino Iglesias
February 6, 2017 (8) comments
There's a lot of nonsense happening on Facebook, and it's time authors stop contributing to it.

Time Out: Don't Write Time Travel (Unless You Do It Right)

Column by Peter Derk
February 3, 2017 (2) comments
Why do we keep writing the same time travel stories, and how can we change?