Why We Take Grammar So Personally

Column by Peter Derk
November 5, 2021 (1) comments
Your an idiot! No, YOUS the idiot! Why does every grammar discussion get so personal?

Lucky me, Lucky You

Column by Joan Schweighardt
The memoirist and author of the Rivers Trilogy discusses a lifetime of stories, and how lucky she is to have them.

The Importance of a Writing Community, and How to Find One

Column by Karis Rogerson
Karis Rogerson discusses the joys of community and offers some options for finding your own!

Value Your Fucking Work (Pt. II)

Column by Todd Keisling
A continuing look at the basics of publishing contracts and how to value your work.

Value Your Fucking Work (Pt. I)

Column by Todd Keisling
If writers don't place value on their work, it will lead to publishing agreements that do not favor the author, thereby enabling certain predatory practices.

10 Indie Halloween Horror Reads

Column by Andrew Fowlow
October 29, 2021 (4) comments
Here are my recommendations for all you Halloween fiends who want truly terrifying stories by indie authors.

Storyville: My Top 12 Horror Films of the Last Four Years

Column by Richard Thomas
A nice list of recent horror, just in time for Halloween.

Writing Good Gore

Column by Peter Derk
Your scary story needs gore, and it needs gore done right. Check out these tips and exercises to get your gore game on (knife) point.

How I Learned that Finishing the Book is its Own Accomplishment

Column by Karis Rogerson
Karis Rogerson finished her first novel in four years and has learned to celebrate that fact.

The 10 Scariest Horror Books of 2021 — Ranked!

Column by Emmanuel Nataf
Happy Halloween! It's October, and here are the ten scariest books of the year to help you celebrate.