Column by Jon Gingerich
Of all the rules that apply to fiction writing, perhaps none is more misleading than the common, banal adage that you should “write what you know.”
Column by Keith Rawson
Who're the craziest crime writers in history? Hell, probably all of them, but here are the top five, at least in one writer's opinion.
Column by Erin Reel
Query and submission etiquette and nom de plumes are the hot topics in this week's Ask The Lit Coach.
Column by Karina Wilson
My personal Bad Book: V.C. Andrews' "spellbinding classic", Flowers In The Attic.
Column by Gill Tasker
A look at a neglected but influential Scottish junkie, novelist, poet and innovator.
The Period Part 1--Lots o' dots: How frequent and deliberate use of the humble period can create maximum impact.
Column by Taylor Houston
It may not seem like much, but that diminutive punctuation symbol at the end of your sentence has a lot of power. This article will focus on how to use the period to create different effects.
Column by Richard Thomas
An in-depth analysis of Duotrope.com, one of the best websites for submitting and tracking your writing.
Column by Rob Hart
We spend a lot of time arguing over what's better--print vs. eBooks, traditional vs. self-publishing, indies vs. Amazon--but can't we just agree that both sides have their benefits?
Column by Hanna Brooks Olsen
Every time a celebrity gets a book deal, hundreds of unrepresented writers die a little inside. Why is it so easy for Amanda Knox to get a book deal, but you can't get signed to save your life?
Column by Craig Clevenger
In anticipation of our upcoming 8-wk master class with award winning writer, David Corbett, friend and fellow author Craig Clevenger shoots him three questions on the subject of crime fiction.