Embracing the Missteps

Column by Keith Rosson
'The Mercy of the Tide' author Keith Rosson chronicles the starts and fits of getting published.

What Do Superheroes Read?

Column by Gabino Iglesias
January 22, 2018 (3) comments
They fly and run really fast and punch and save the world, but what do superheroes read? I interviewed a few of them and found out.

Choosing Your Words: To Swear or Not To Swear

Column by Emma Byrne
January 22, 2018 (1) comments
'Swearing is Good For You' author Emma Byrne discusses the science and semantics of swear words in fiction.

The 10 Best Places to Find Quality Short Fiction

Column by Emmanuel Nataf
Want to sink your teeth into the best short stories, but you don’t know where to start? Check out these awesome literary magazines that champion short-form fiction.

The Hack-Dad Chronicles: All Work and No Play

Column by Keith Rawson
January 18, 2018 (1) comments
Hooray! The Hack-Dad Chronicles are back! What the hell are the Hack-Dad Chronicles?

Hack The MFA

Column by Peter Derk
This one little guide can save you $20,000. Seems like a good investment.

8 Submission Strategies That Get Results

Column by Susan DeFreitas
January 16, 2018 (7) comments
Ready to get more of your work published? Level up your submissions game in 2018.

Don't Be Intimidated by Literary Journal Guidelines

Column by Justin Hunter
Putting your work out there can be intimidating. Journal guidelines can be intimidating. But there are ways to circumvent that intimidation in the name of publication.

8 New Writing Challenges for 2018

January 15, 2018 (1) comments
After the One Story Per Week Challenge in 2017 it's time to set new writing goals and challenges for the new year.

10 Easy Ways to Improve Your First Chapter Right Now

Column by Repo Kempt
Learn how to identify and fix common problems in your opening chapter.