Start As Close To The End As You Can

Column by Peter Derk
Why starting closer to your story's ending is the way to go.

How To Recover From Writer Burnout

Column by Autumn Christian
January 16, 2020 (1) comments
Feeling sick, stressed, anxious, and dry when it comes to your writing life? Everyone can suffer from burnout. Here's how to get back on track.

20 Mistakes I Made Writing that You Should Never Do … But I Would Probably Do Again, If I Started All Over

Column by Jay Wilburn
January 15, 2020 (1) comments
Learn from my mistakes, even if I didn't.

2020 Hindsight: 10 Years Worth of Grammar Advice

Column by Taylor Houston
January 14, 2020 (3) comments
It's a new decade! Let's look back on 10 years of giving grammar advice.

The Magic of Brian Keene’s Bedroom

Column by Christoph Paul
January 13, 2020 (3) comments
Having an existential crisis as a writer? Then maybe you just need to spend the night at Brian Keene's and eat some stew.

Should I Use A Sensitivity Reader?

Column by Peter Derk
January 10, 2020 (1) comments
What's a sensitivity reader? Why's a sensitivity reader? Should you find one?

Planes, Readings, and Mayhem: My Year on the Road

Column by Gabino Iglesias
January 9, 2020 (1) comments
I spent a lot of time doing book stuff in 2019. Here's what I learned.

The Mandalorian With No Name: How Star Wars Fuses Sci-Fi and Westerns

Column by BH Shepherd
January 8, 2020 (1) comments
A look at the genre-bending storytelling of "The Mandalorian."

I'll Never Read All the Books On My TBR — and That's A Good Thing!

Column by Karis Rogerson
January 7, 2020 (1) comments
Karis Rogerson knows her TBR pile will live on long past her, and knowing there's a goal to constantly strive toward is an encouragement to her reading (and general!) life.

Count Dracula: Misunderstood Monster, Bloodsucking Bastard, And Everything In-Between

Column by Christopher Shultz
The Count began life as straight-up bad guy, but now his role in pop-culture is a lot more complicated.