Viable Alternative Platforms with Potential for Author Income

Column by Jay Wilburn
May 21, 2021 (3) comments
There are hundreds of places you can publish original work, but most of it is going on Amazon. Here are some alternatives for authors and readers to consider.

The Obsolescence of The Hero's Journey

Column by Gabriel Hart
Those who prescribe to a set system might be condemned to repeat mediocrity.

The Poetry of Wicked Mercy

Column by Dani Putney
Poet Dani Putney finds beauty in the macabre in their debut collection, "Salamat sa Intersectionality."

Telling the Story of a Pandemic and the Future of Now

Column by Leah Dearborn
May 17, 2021 (1) comments
How do you write about the ‘now’ in a time of ongoing global crisis?

10 Books For the Flight to Mars

Column by Leah Dearborn
Space exploration has been a popular topic in recent publishing, with a growing number of voices writing on the subject. Here are 10 books to keep you company for the (very) long flight.

Video Games as Literature: A Defense of the Medium

Column by Rob Blair Young
May 13, 2021 (3) comments
Video games are often looked down on. However, writers and lit enthusiasts can crack open new worlds of stories by appreciating the medium and its unique offerings.

'The Falcon and The Winter Soldier' Fumbles at the Finish Line

Column by BH Shepherd
May 12, 2021 (3) comments
A detailed look at the disappointing finale of 'The Falcon and The Winter Soldier'.

Content Marketing for Authors

Column by Peter Derk
May 11, 2021 (1) comments
The least gross form of a very gross thing: Marketing.

When the Answer Isn't Always Edgar Allan Poe

May 10, 2021 (1) comments
This essay encourages readers and writers alike to bridge the gap between literary and genre in order to find horror in unsuspecting places.

Blackout Poetry: New Interest in an Old Artform

Column by Jay Wilburn
May 7, 2021 (1) comments
Blackout poetry is appearing more in education, art therapy, and online. This and related art forms have been around a while, so this recent surge in interest calls for a closer inspection.