One Year of Podcasting About Stephen King: A Retrospective

Column by Max Booth III
How podcasting helped this writer's anxiety issues.

11 Tips To Keep You Writing While Traveling

Column by Peter Derk
After 22 flights in 3 months, I've honed a few methods to keep you writing in transit.

AWP 2018 Round Up

Column by Christoph Paul
April 6, 2018 (1) comments
I Tabled, I Read, and I Tampaed.

The 8 Best Novels About Sports (But Not Really)

Column by Michael Nye
The contemporary sports novel really isn’t——and shouldn’t——be about sports.

­­Hurdles and a Pyramid: Plotting Your Short Story

Column by Joshua Isard
Make Freytag's Pyramid work for you, not the other way around.

Writing the Crime Scene: Blood

Column by Repo Kempt
A guide to writing realistic crime and horror fiction when your manuscript involves blood.

How I Revitalized my Reading Life Through Structure and Rules

Column by Karis Rogerson
A long-time reader finds a way to refresh her reading life.

Genius Works of Art: How Are Masterpieces Made?

Column by Annie Neugebauer
Are masterpieces built step by step, or are they executed in a bolt of inspiration? A look at 3 case studies: Eminem’s “Lose yourself,” Michelangelo’s David, & Mark Z. Danielewski’s 'House of Leaves'.

How 'The Westing Game' Inspired 'Ready Player One' Thirty Years Later

Column by Meredith Borders
"The Westing Game" turns thirty this year, and it just so happens to be the inspiration behind this month's biggest blockbuster.

20 Places to Submit Your Speculative Short Stories

Column by Annie Neugebauer
March 29, 2018 (1) comments
Twenty markets to submit your speculative short stories to. Professional pay + open now/soon. Options for fantasy, science fiction, horror, and more!