The Existential Horror of Making an Author Website

Column by Christoph Paul
Why does making an author website fill me with existential dread?

Writers on Writers

Column by David Cranmer
January 20, 2021 (1) comments
A.E. Hotchner, Eileen Simpson, Salman Rushdie, and Martin Amis wrote exceptional memoirs that give rare, satisfying behind-the-scene glimpses of fellow top authors without antipathy or idolatry.

Politics, Cash Grabs, and Hair: The End of the Trump Parody Book

Column by Peter Derk
January 20, 2021 (1) comments
The well is dry, the dead horse has taken a posthumous beating, and as the era comes to a close, what will we take away?

Dear Edgar Allan Poe

A letter to Edgar Allan Poe on his birthday.

What Would Books Look Like If Big Publishing Collapsed?

Column by Peter Derk
The merger of some major publishers this year may signal the end. Where do we go from here?

10 Things Wrong with All My First Drafts

Column by Jay Wilburn
No first draft is perfect. We all have bad habits and bad habits show up a lot. Here are 10 things Jay Wilburn seems to find in all his first drafts.

Writing Horror in a Post-Covid World

Column by Richard Thomas
How do you write dark fiction in a post-Covid world? Be a phoenix, rising from the ashes.

Book Promotion Scams You Can Try From Home!

Column by Peter Derk
January 12, 2021 (1) comments
Learn to sell books like a flim-flam man. A matchstick man. A snake oil salesman.

Black Bear: Aubrey Plaza, One-Piece Bathing Suits and Acts of Creation.

Column by Ben Tanzer
Can you truly understand an individual's creative process?

10 Thrilling Books We’re Anticipating in 2021

Column by Emmanuel Nataf
What better way to celebrate the start of 2021 than with a list of upcoming titles we’re most excited to read?