10 Horror Bookstagrammers You Should Be Following

Column by Sadie Hartmann
The Instagram app is home to many niche hashtags, but probably none are as prolific as #bookstagram. Here are some Horror Genre bookstagrammers you should be following.

Comics vs. Television: "Locke & Key" — Skip The Show, Read The Comics

Column by Peter Derk
Let's look at why 'Locke & Key' works better in ink than it does on the screen.

Why Genre Writers Should Read Poetry

Column by Christoph Paul
You should read some poems / So your prose flows with style / Read this article

So, Was Shakespeare An Anti-Semite Or Not?

Column by Christopher Shultz
In honor of Shakespeare's birthday, let's discuss what the Bard's infamous play 'The Merchant Of Venice' says about his own religious viewpoints.

Is Blending Genres the Worst Idea You've Ever Had?

Column by Jay Wilburn
Blending genres in your writing will affect your marketing. There are ways to do it poorly and ways to do it well.

A Poetry FAQ for Regular Folks

Column by Peter Derk
Poetry: It's not as bad as a colonoscopy.

Celebrating the Woman Who Would Become Maya Angelou, on her Birthday

The poet we know found her way through life with the help of many different art forms.

Ask Nick: Publishing 201: Why Are Small Presses Almost Always So Awful?

Column by Nick Mamatas
April 2, 2020 (2) comments
Small presses are doomed to fail because mostly only people with no business sense would ever found one.

5 Classic Books to Re-Visit for International Children’s Book Day

Column by Emmanuel Nataf
To celebrate International Children's Book Day, here are five formative children’s books to dust off and re-visit on April 2.

Most Mischievous Pranksters in Literature

Column by Emmanuel Nataf
April Fool's is canceled this year (thank God!), but that doesn't mean we can't look to the past. So here are some of the most inventive and sly figures in literature.