Column by Meredith Borders
Carrie Fisher's latest memoir gives gossipy insight into the alien world of celebrity.
Column by Joshua Chaplinsky
A column in which we try to dig up info on some of our favorite authors who we haven't heard from in a while.
Column by Brandon Tietz
National Novel Writing Novel Month is upon us again. Many will participate, and some will complete the project, but is this really the best system for you?
Column by Taylor Houston
Incorporating tone/mood into your settings for realistic descriptions that keep your reader hooked.
Column by Tina Estlin Page
Books that go bump in the night. The conclusion of the top 10 most terrifying scenes in literature.
Column by Karina Wilson
LURID: vivid in shocking detail; sensational, horrible in savagery or violence, or a monthly guide to the merits of all those Bad Books you never want your co-workers to know you're reading.
Column by Ed Sikov
When It Comes to Books Made Into Movies, Middlebrow Assumptions Are Invariably Stupid
Column by Jon Gingerich
Many writers eschew compelling characters in favor of mannequin tropes that serve as props for preexisting social messages, or characters a reader can “relate to.” Here’s why it’s always bad writing.
Column by Rob Hart
Social networking is easy if you want to tell people what you had for dinner last night. When you're a writer building a brand, it requires a little more thought--and a lot more dedication.
Column by Christopher Bram
Three Things the Author of "Gods and Monsters" Learned by Listening to His Students.