A Brief History Of Halloween In Fiction

Column by Christopher Shultz
There are just as many Halloween books as there are movies, but they're not as well known...yet.

All Hail the Slasher: The Rise and Legacy of an Iconic Subgenre of Horror

Column by Fred Venturini
Freddy. Michael. Jason. How did slasher films dominate the horror genre in the 70's and 80's? Let's examine the rise of the subgenre and it's legacy as pure cinematic experience.

How IRL Writing Friends Make This Whole Journey A Million Times Better

Column by Karis Rogerson
It wasn't always easy for Karis Rogerson to find writer friends outside of the internet, but now that she has...it's changed everything (for the better).

Tag Yourself: Writers’ Halloween Costumes

Column by Annie Neugebauer
It’s Halloween. You’re a writer. You're wearing one of eight costumes. Which one are you?

Dyslexic Author is my Favorite Oxymoron

October 23, 2019 (1) comments
Why would anyone with dyslexia try to be a writer? Ask Anne Rice, Richard Ford, or sit down and let me tell you my story.

Ursula K. Le Guin: A Primer

Column by Emmanuel Nataf
An overview of the work of Ursula K. Le Guin, which explored new frontiers and broke new ground in science fiction and fantasy.

Storyville: Finding Original Locations to Set Your Horror Stories

Column by Richard Thomas
How can you find original locations to set your horror stories? Here are a few ideas.

Crappy, Ben-Cooper-Style Literary Costumes

Column by Peter Derk
Bukowski, Dickens, Gilman. They're all hear in crappy, plastic glory.

Women Are Reclaiming and Perfecting The Rape Revenge Narrative

Column by Christopher Shultz
Women writers are carving important narratives out of an exploitative subgenre.

How Lit Witchcraft Can Help Your Writing

Column by Leza Cantoral
Use magical and meditative techniques in your writing to access untapped reservoirs of creativity when you are blocked or feeling uninspired.