The Death of the Literary Recluse (And Also, Is The Internet Ruining Us?)

Column by Rob Hart
August 21, 2012 (10) comments
With the advent of social media and blogging, can reclusive authors like JD Salinger, Thomas Pynchon, and Harper Lee still thrive? (Probably not).

Comics Crossover: Science Fiction Gets Inked Up

Column by Jon Korn
You got your Science Fiction in my comics! You got your comics in my Science Fiction! (Jon Korn explores the awesome results.)

Book vs. Film: Cosmopolis

Column by Joshua Chaplinsky
August 20, 2012 (9) comments
Is there any way the heightened linguistics of Don DeLillo can be done justice in a film starring Robert Pattinson? Maybe, if director David Cronenberg has anything to say about it.

Ask The Agent: Memoir Platform and Full Disclosure: How Much Is Enough?

Column by Bree Ogden
Navigating the rough terrain of today’s publishing industry shouldn’t be a solo event. This week in Ask the Agent I’ll explore and dissect a few of the industry’s mysteries, straight from the shoulder

Storyville: Endings, Twisted and Otherwise

Column by Richard Thomas
August 16, 2012 (3) comments
A beginning, a middle, and an end. Let's talk about the end. Make it resonate.

Five Reasons To Get Excited About Guardians Of The Galaxy

Column by BH Shepherd
August 16, 2012 (1) comments
What Guardians of the Galaxy means for the Marvel Movie Universe.

Overcoming “Voice Anxiety”

Column by Jon Gingerich
August 15, 2012 (2) comments
Writers stress themselves out over the idea of devising a unique, compelling voice in their writing. Here's why a lot of that anxiety is underserved.

10 Children's Books That Are (still) Frightening To Adults

Column by Meredith Borders
August 15, 2012 (12) comments
Kids can handle being scared. Adults, on the other hand? Here are ten books that kids eat up that could creep out the most stoic adult.

Don't Write Comics: How To Write Comics Part 3

Column by Kelly Thompson
August 14, 2012 (3) comments
The 3rd in a series about writing for comics & graphic novels. Part 3 continues to explore what you'll need for a professional comics pitch and details finding the right artist for your project.

Reinvention and the "Genre Trap"

Column by Rajan Khanna
August 14, 2012 (4) comments
Is there such a thing as a genre trap in fantasy fiction? Does great success lead to limitation? How exactly does one reinvent oneself in the genre world?