Stab Wounds: Meditation on the Line

The line is where we control the voice and tone of the piece, where we can punctuate imagery, give pause to a blood drop, pray for a ghost.

Co-writing a Novel: Keys to a Successful Collaboration

Writing can be lonely work but it doesn't have to be. Here are some key takeaways and lessons learned from a successful collaboration.

7 Books for Fans of Subtle Horror

Column by Sadie Hartmann
November 9, 2020 (1) comments
Seven subtle horror books to satisfy readers who enjoy a quiet, creeping dread—perfect for the coming winter months.

Poets Who Bled on the Page

Column by David Cranmer
Poets have surged in popularity during these uncertain times, as they have an awareness that slices to the heart of the problems we all face.

Don’t Miss Out: A Tana French Primer

Column by Annie Neugebauer
Everything you need to know to get started reading the best author you need to know.

Five Things to Keep in Mind for a Great Opening

Column by Gabino Iglesias
November 4, 2020 (3) comments
The first line. The first paragraph. The first page. The first chapter. They all matter. A lot. Here are some things you should keep in mind to get them right.

David Sedaris' 'The Best of Me' for Readers and Writers

Column by Peter Derk
November 2, 2020 (1) comments
What's in a best of collection for David Sedaris fans? And what's to be learned by other writers?

Five Must-Read Poetry Collections for Halloween

October 30, 2020 (1) comments
Think poetry is for wimps? These poetry collections are sure to keep you up all night and have you screaming well into the day.

How to Write Horror That Sticks

Column by Peter Derk
October 28, 2020 (1) comments
Write horror that haunts the reader and is not easily forgotten.

The Holidays Are Here: How to Take Care of Yourself

Column by Cina Pelayo
The holidays are here. We are in the midst of a pandemic. Here are some tips to take care of yourselves.