Column by Brandon Tietz
In this third installment of the "Good Sex, Great Prayers" series, Brandon Tietz discusses the process of designing the novel and the common pitfalls beginning authors fall into.
Column by Erik Wecks
Writers are often told to avoid information dumps at all costs, but this can leave a story feeling clipped and lacking necessary description.
Column by Jon Gingerich
The overuse of adjectives and adverbs can ruin sentences and flatten descriptive passages.
Column by Taylor Houston
So I've bored you with lectures on sentences and clauses, now we'll talk about that other group of words-the phrase.
Column by Karina Wilson
We are what we eat, and if that includes meat, we're in a world of pain. Lurid takes a look at the long, dark shadow cast by the slaughterhouse. Heifer whines could be human cries...
Column by Joshua Chaplinsky
Somebody made an unauthorized film adaptation of Will Christopher Baer's 'Kiss Me Judas.' Legalities aside, is it any good?
Column by Meredith Borders
It's a game! Guess the book by its most arbitrary cover. I'll even throw in some keyword hints for ya.
Column by Cath Murphy
Some books do more than entertain you, they shape you. Here are the books I will never give away because they helped to make me what I am.
Column by Rob Blair Young
Learn about nine modern tools that empower your writing, mobilize your research, stir your creativity, and help you make the most of your time at the keyboard.
Column by Stephanie Bonjack
The sexy librarian stereotype is a complex thing. Who is the sexy librarian, and where does she come from?