Column by Karina Wilson
LURID: vivid in shocking detail; sensational, horrible in savagery or violence, or a monthly guide to the merits of all those Bad Books you never want your co-workers to know you're reading.
Column by Ed Sikov
When It Comes to Books Made Into Movies, Middlebrow Assumptions Are Invariably Stupid
Column by Jon Gingerich
Many writers eschew compelling characters in favor of mannequin tropes that serve as props for preexisting social messages, or characters a reader can “relate to.” Here’s why it’s always bad writing.
Column by Rob Hart
Social networking is easy if you want to tell people what you had for dinner last night. When you're a writer building a brand, it requires a little more thought--and a lot more dedication.
Column by Christopher Bram
Three Things the Author of "Gods and Monsters" Learned by Listening to His Students.
Column by Taylor Houston
A Discussion of Non-linear Narrative Structure
Column by Meredith Borders
Gregory Maguire's OUT OF OZ takes readers on a journey back down that winding yellow brick road. Need a refresher on the universe before you read it?
Ask The Lit Coach: "Should Writers Settle Themselves Into A Single Genre In Order To Be Successfully Published?" and More
Column by Erin Reel
Author branding and the outlook for Transgressive fiction are the subjects in the 2nd issue of Ask The Lit Coach.
Column by Paul Graham Raven
Ebook self-publishing is a cop-out, it’s a settling-for-less born of laziness, and - lipstick the pig as much as you like - it’s no different from the self-publishing of old.