5 Childhood Books Still on my Shelf

Column by Cath Murphy
January 24, 2013 (9) comments
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.

9 Modern Tools Every Writer Should Use

Column by Rob Blair Young
January 24, 2013 (12) comments
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.

Library Love : The Sexy Librarian And Our Collective Imagination

Column by Stephanie Bonjack
January 23, 2013 (8) comments
The sexy librarian stereotype is a complex thing. Who is the sexy librarian, and where does she come from?

Adventures in Self-Publishing Part 6: Fare Thee Well

Column by Rob Hart
January 23, 2013 (3) comments
This is my last column on self-publishing. Let's wrap it up, look back, have a good laugh, and stick a pin in this.

Bringing the Lie to Life: What Your First Two Pages Can Tell You

Column by Chris Rosales
January 22, 2013 (2) comments
Using particular details brings your lie to life.

Extraordinary Leagues: Crossovers in Fantasy

Column by Rajan Khanna
January 22, 2013 (4) comments
From the Wold Newton Universe to the League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, there is a rich history of crossovers between characters from different worlds and literary traditions.

Ask The Agent: When Should You Stop Querying?

Column by Bree Ogden
January 21, 2013 (1) comments
Navigating the rough terrain of today’s publishing industry shouldn’t be a solo event. This week in Ask the Agent, I’ll explore and dissect one of the industry’s mysteries, straight from the shoulder.

LURID: Happy Birthday, Edgar Allan Poe!

Column by Karina Wilson
January 18, 2013 (5) comments
As we celebrate the 204th anniversary of Poe's birth on January 19th, Lurid looks at the impoverished, neurotic, beat-down poet's progress from obscurity to pop culture icon.

Sequel Status: How Does 'The Twelve' Stack Up To 'The Passage'?

Column by Meredith Borders
January 18, 2013 (10) comments
We had sky-high expectations for the sequel to Justin Cronin's vampire epic. Were they met?

Kickstarter Campaign vs. Kickstarter Reality

Column by Kelly Thompson
January 17, 2013 (5) comments
After the campaign is over, the books have been printed, and all the orders have been filled, what then? Did I make money? Would I do it again? Find out!