What Does It Really Take to Get a Book Published?

Column by Susan DeFreitas
Publishing a book is a bucket-list item for a whole lot of us. But what does it actually take to get published?

8 Writing and Researching Tools You Might be Ignoring

Column by Gabino Iglesias
When it comes to writing and research, some really useful tools are hiding in plain sight. Here's a list of my favorites.

Storyville: Pacing and Depth in Short Fiction vs. Novels

Column by Richard Thomas
Thoughts on the differences between novels and short stories, specifically when it comes to pacing and depth.

Book vs. Minisieries vs. Films: It - The Special Beverly Edition

Column by Christopher Shultz
You will never see sewer sex on the screen, and that's a good thing...but have the filmmakers replaced it with anything better?

Be Childish Because It’s Robert McCloskey’s Birthday

Timeless literature begins with the youngest readers.

Books That Are Feminist AF: Back-to-School Edition

Column by Susan DeFreitas
Finished with fluffy beach reads? Get schooled this fall with books that are feminist AF but just as fun.

Reality in Fiction: The Invisible Signature of Your Favorite Authors

Column by Fred Venturini
The role of real events in fictional stories is an unavoidable aspect of an author's signature voice—and even the authors themselves don't know where the line between the two is drawn.

Ten Problems Only Booksharks Have

Column by Gabino Iglesias
The term "bookworm" doesn't cut it anymore. Here are ten things only my fellow BOOKSHARKS will understand.

Sell Books, Get Noticed: Google Analytics for Authors

Column by Peter Derk
Data is power. Don't rage against the machine, use it.

7 Podcast Adaptations You Should Know About

Column by Emmanuel Nataf
With big sensations such as Amazon Prime’s "Homecoming" rocking the screen as we speak, it's time for you to meet the next biggest podcasts-turned-TV-shows-and-films.