Column by Jon Gingerich
Writers are often faced with the predicament of writing themselves into a plot corner. We know where our stories are supposed to go, but the plot becomes an impasse to resolution instead of a gateway.
Column by Taylor Houston
When narrators escape--a discussion of metafiction.
Column by Joshua Chaplinsky
Is the eReader the new Internet when it comes to get-rich-quick porn?
Column by Erin Reel
Should writers censor their work because they fear agent or editor rejection? The Lit Coach and friends weigh in for the 6th Issue of Ask The Lit Coach.
Column by Jason Van Horn
Ten comic books that should be turned into a television series, posthaste!
Are you buying for a writer this holiday season? Here's a guide to the gifts that will win you their love and respect.
Expressive dialogue tags are the mark of lazy writing, because they break one of the cardinal rules--they tell instead of show. This is why 'said' and 'asked' are all you ever need.
Column by Meredith Borders
Always cherish your books not for what they are, but for what they say.
Farhad Manjoo's Slate piece, 'Don’t Support Your Local Bookseller', makes the claim that Amazon is the true supporter of literary culture--but by my measure, it is riddled with hollow arguments.