Storyville: Advanced Storytelling Techniques

Column by Richard Thomas
Tips for how to execute some advanced storytelling techniques.

The Hottest Summer Trends in Books, Reading, and Writing

Column by Peter Derk
The hottest trends in literature for summer? We got you.

Book vs. Film vs. Reality: "Shirley"

Column by Christopher Shultz
The new hallucinatory examination of Shirley Jackson isn't a biopic, but is there more fact than fiction than meets the eye?

The Most Memorable Duos in Literature to Celebrate National Best Friends Day

Column by Emmanuel Nataf
To celebrate National Best Friends Day, here are five dynamic duos sure to have you missing your own partner in crime.

The Gabino Iglesias Online MFA: Fourth Semester

Column by Gabino Iglesias
June 5, 2020 (1) comments
The last semester of the Gabino Iglesias MFA is here! You made it...but not before you get through these classes. Then, the real work begins.

Book vs. Series: Breaking Down "Defending Jacob"

Column by Andrea J. Johnson
June 4, 2020 (2) comments
This article identifies the differences between the novel and the series as well as how those choices shape the audience's investment in the narrative.

15 Sports Reads To Get You Through The Pandemic

Column by Joshua Isard
June 4, 2020 (1) comments
A lack of live sports has been tough on fans. Fortunately, there’s an abundance of literature about sports to keep us going.

Good Idea or Bad Idea: 100 Writers, Publishers, and Editors Weigh in on my Career Choices

Column by Jay Wilburn
June 2, 2020 (1) comments
Jay Wilburn dared to ask 100 authors, publishers, editors and others in the publishing industry to weigh in on things he has done, is doing, or is thinking about doing as a writer.

What Libraries Get Wrong About Summer Reading

Column by Peter Derk
Libraries mostly get it right, but once in a while, they get (sun)burned.

5 Signs Your Reading Partner Is A Dud

Column by Lisa Bubert
I have plenty of dear friends and long-time pals on my “do not send” list. It’s not personal. It’s about finding what serves your work best.