Neglected Authors: Seth Morgan

Column by Craig Clevenger
February 13, 2013 (3) comments
Seth Morgan— millionaire's son, junkie, ex-con— found his redemption in writing. It didn't last.

Paperless Writer: Five Steps To A Successful Digital Rewrite

Column by Christopher Shultz
February 13, 2013 (4) comments
Paper is great, but so are tablet PCs. These devices, coupled with a stylus and some sweet productivity apps, hold the key to successful mobile draft editing.

Storyville: Breaking Hearts

Column by Richard Thomas
February 12, 2013 (3) comments
In order to break a reader's heart, you first must get them to care.

Why The F*ck Aren't You Reading Dan Chaon?

Column by Keith Rawson
February 11, 2013 (10) comments
A new feature to help bring attention to writers who deserve to be mammoth household-name-style bestsellers. Our first selection is National Book Award nominee, Dan Chaon.

Disconnect: How Logging Off Helps Us Write On

Column by Rob Blair Young
February 8, 2013 (8) comments
Why does disconnecting from the web feel like logging out of our own brains? And how can we get ourselves to log off so we can more effectively write on?

Call It What It Is: The Hatred Directed At Lena Dunham Is Petty, Childish Bullshit

Column by Rob Hart
February 8, 2013 (46) comments
Lena Dunham, the 26-year-old writer and star of HBO's 'Girls', invites quite a bit of derision on the internet. Maybe because other writers are mostly just jealous of her success?

This is Not a Checklist: How to Write a Story

February 7, 2013 (7) comments
Some things to have taken into consideration while writing your story. Not rules, just after-the-fact guidelines.

10 Reasons Why Dredd Is The Best Comic Book Movie Of 2012 You Didn't See

Column by Kelly Thompson
February 7, 2013 (12) comments
In a year with box office busting comic book films like "The Avengers" and "The Dark Knight Rises," it was tough to be the little guy, but "Dredd" has real staying power and here's why...

Blogging: An Extension of Craft

Column by Erin Reel
February 6, 2013 (4) comments
Blogging is an effective pillar of the author platform but it's also a way for writers to explore and hone their craft. What ultimately sells a blog? Just like what sells a book - quality of voice.

The Blagger's Guide to Victor Hugo

Column by Cath Murphy
Intrigued by the latest film adaptation of Les Misérables but scared the book might be as awful as Russell Crowe’s singing? The Blagger’s Guide gives you the low down without the piercing high notes.