8 Signs You Are Afraid of Writing

Column by Autumn Christian
August 13, 2019 (2) comments
Recognize the signs of fear and the mistakes that may be holding you back.

Book vs. Film: Very Bore-y Scary Stories to Tell in The Dark

Column by Peter Derk
An extremely professional and not at all drunken review of 'Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark.'

How Is Magical Realism Different From Fantasy?

Column by Christopher Shultz
If magical realism isn't straight-up fantasy, or any other speculative genre, then what, exactly, is it?

Defining Upmarket Fiction and the Role it Plays in Today’s Market

Column by Andrea J. Johnson
Curious what makes a piece of writing upmarket fiction? This article will define the term and help you decide whether you should tailor your work to meet this unique classification.

Requests, Not Demands: How to Get Your Books into Libraries

Column by Peter Derk
The library is your friend. Don't alienate it.

Beyond the Comfort Zone: Writing Outside Your Box

Column by BH Shepherd
An exploration of how writing in unfamiliar genres and formats can help you grow as a writer.

Stop Being Lazy and Write Different Types of Characters

Stereotypes are played out. It's time to get REAL and write people the way they actually are.

Ask Nick: Publishing 201 — Am I Spider Rico?

Column by Nick Mamatas
August 2, 2019 (2) comments
Author, editor, and anthologist Nick Mamatas answers YOUR questions about writing and publishing. We're going beyond the basics.

Game of Thrones Was Born 23 Years Ago — Why The Books Will Forever Be Better Than the Show

Column by Emmanuel Nataf
Game of Thrones was born 23 years ago. Here are four reasons the books will forever be better than the show.

Building The Custom Notebook

Column by Peter Derk
Notebooks letting you down? Make your own!