Goodreads Dumps Twitter Functionality

Column by Andrew Fowlow
January 7, 2021 (1) comments
The world’s largest community of book lovers is removing its automated Twitter functionality, leaving patrons of the site confused. Why is the social giant taking steps detrimental to indie authors?

What I Learned From Writing "A Return to Spring"

Column by Gabriel Hart
January 6, 2021 (2) comments
Think about all the stories that fall under radar, which sculpted your town into the place it is today.

Anti-Resolutions: Is It Possible to Set No Goals But Still Write Successfully?

Column by Jay Wilburn
Do writer's have to set goals in order to be successful? With all the resolutions we break, are we better off without them? Can an author just write and still get somewhere?

Time is Arbitrary, But My Reading Goals are My Expression of Hope

Column by Karis Rogerson
January 4, 2021 (1) comments
Karis Rogerson reflects on the past year and looks ahead to 2021, setting reading goals with the knowledge that anything can ruin her plans at the drop of a pin.

Writers Don't Need Social Media

Column by Peter Derk
December 30, 2020 (3) comments
Even if social media IS a tool that improves your sales, what are you willing to give up for those sales?

Drinking From The Skulls of My Enemies: My New Year's Resolutions

Column by Gabino Iglesias
December 29, 2020 (1) comments
A resolution isn't something you say to yourself at the end of the year; a resolution is a plan for which you will develop a course of action and hustle to make happen.

Science Versus Faith in Fiction

Column by Peter Derk
Is science an overused tool in writing? What do you stand to gain by adding faith to your fiction?

Nothing New Under the Mistletoe - 40 Versions of "A Christmas Carol" You Should Check Out

Column by Taylor Houston
December 23, 2020 (1) comments
I love "A Christmas Carol", and I thought I'd seen every version out there—I was wrong.

Storyville: Body, Mind, and Soul—Adding Depth to Your Stories

Column by Richard Thomas
December 22, 2020 (2) comments
Using the concept of body, mind, and soul, you can create a deeper experience with your stories.

Using Bibliomancy as a Drafting Tool

Bibliomancy is a traditional divinatory practice that can be found across all religions. Here's how you can use it to brainstorm, draft, and interact with your favorite stories.