Big-Time Author Bucket List

Column by Peter Derk
Everybody needs one. And you need to make it BEFORE you're big time.

Would You Please Read This? How to Get Book Blurbs

Column by Gabino Iglesias
March 26, 2020 (1) comments
Along with writing a great synopsis, getting blurbs is something that gives many writers nightmares. Here are some tips to help you do it better.

13 Indie Publishers Producing Fresh, Hot, Horror Fiction

Column by Sadie Hartmann
March 25, 2020 (1) comments
A baker's dozen of indie publishers changing the landscape of horror fiction for the better.

Overcoming Self-Hype Block

Column by Christoph Paul
March 24, 2020 (2) comments
A meditation on self-hype/-marketing/-branding block.

Is The Novel Dead?

Column by Peter Derk
March 23, 2020 (2) comments
The accumulated filth will look up and shout "SHORTER! SHORTER COLUMNS!" ...and I'll look down and whisper, "No. Because you see, the real thing is..."

Why I'm Writing Poetry Again: A Celebration of National Poetry Day

Column by Karis Rogerson
In light of the UN's World Poetry Day, Karis Rogerson explores how she started writing poetry again, and how it's helped.

How To Help Out Writers During A Pandemic (and How Writers Can Help Themselves)

Column by Christopher Shultz
Some say writers are born for social distancing, but that may not be the case.

The Strange Case of Hazel Drew

Column by Leza Cantoral
Few are familiar with the mysterious murder that would go on to inspire the television show, "Twin Peaks."

The Most Interesting Cover Trends That Emerged in 2019 — And What We Can Expect in 2020

Column by Emmanuel Nataf
Let's take a walk down memory lane — here is an investigation of the most interesting, prevalent cover designs of 2019, as well as a forecast of the coming year.

Storyville: Using a Chorus in Your Fiction

Column by Richard Thomas
Tips and tricks for using a chorus in your fiction.