5 Comics Every Crime Writer Needs To Read

Column by Repo Kempt
Crime writers can learn a lot about their craft from well-written comic books. Here's five superb crime comics to whet your appetite.

Dystropia: The Threat Of Rape As An Agent of Fear

Column by Christopher Shultz
It's a trope so pervasive, you probably don't always register it when you see it...and that's a serious problem.

Every Stephen King Short Story Summarized in 140 Characters or Less (Part 1)

Column by Max Booth III
March 13, 2017 (1) comments
Yup. We're doing this again.

Zines: Dead Or Alive-er Than Ever?

Column by Peter Derk
March 10, 2017 (1) comments
Has the zine died? Or is it more powerful than ever?

7 Tips for Spring Cleaning Your Writing Files

Column by Annie Neugebauer
Writers, do you struggle to find the file you need? Is your computer a mess? Stories scattered all over the place? It's time to clean up those folders and get a system in place to help you work smart.

8 Books for March 8th: International Women's Day

Column by Stephanie Bonjack
March 8, 2017 (2) comments
Women around the world have been celebrating International Women's Day since 1909. It marks our struggle for rights and equality. Here are a few titles by women making a difference in the world.

10 Authors that Will Give Your Brain a Workout

Column by Gabino Iglesias
March 6, 2017 (2) comments
Sometimes reading can feel like you're flexing your brain, and that's a good thing. Here are ten authors that will pump up your intellect.

Storyville: Writing a Story or Novel Based on One Emotion

Column by Richard Thomas
Tips, advice and process for writing a story or novel based on one emotion.

Subjective Preference vs. Objective Quality: A.O. Scott's 'Better Living Through Criticism' and Why Everyone is a Critic

Column by Bart Bishop
A look at A.O. Scott's recent book on criticism, and why it's natural and necessary.

5 More Horrifying Monsters That Aren't Vampires, Zombies or Werewolves!

Column by Repo Kempt
Editors are tired of their slush piles being haunted by vampires, werewolves and zombies. Here's five more horrifying new monsters dying to claw their way into your next submission.