Column by Chris Rosales
Add depth to your writing with a Figurative Language Well.
Column by Karina Wilson
Do you read dead people? Lurid looks at our fascination with violent deaths and the fine forensic minds who make sense out of senseless killing.
Column by Richard Thomas
Richard Thomas dissects one of his short stories, the Pushcart Prize nominated "Twenty Reasons to Stay and One to Leave."
Column by Cath Murphy
Don't know your Foucault from your fucked up? This short but essential guide to philosophy's influence on fiction is here to help.
Column by John Jarzemsky
A look at what's hot off the presses for the month of May.
Column by Hanna Brooks Olsen
Amazon may be on everyone's naughty list this year, but they're still the easiest game in town when it comes to self-publishing and selling your book. You just have to work the kinks out, first.
Column by Erin Reel
Does the perfect query letter exist? Are positive reactions to pitches worth something? It's all about query letters this week on Ask The Lit Coach!
Column by Jon Korn
Armageddon time! Just in time for 2012, Jon Korn chooses his favorite apocalypses from science fiction.
Column by Jon Gingerich
Plots shouldn't unfold with cause-and-effect insomuch as careful repetitions of symbolism and theme. Here's one way you can do this without forcing the story to wear symbolism on it sleeve.