Column by Cath Murphy
Been caught stealing? Here are five excuses NOT to use.
Column by Jason Van Horn
Many reader's were upset by the idea of a black Spiderman, but they got one anyway. His name's not Peter Parker, but Miles Morales could end up being a better Spider-Man than Peter ever was.
Column by Meredith Borders
Stumped on what to buy Dad, Mom, your friends, your fella or your lady? Allow us to help.
Column by Phil Jourdan
This month we look at four great short stories by very different authors — from the story of a man married to a balloon to the capture of Adolf Hitler, from turtle soup to an intellectual conspiracy.
Column by Ed Sikov
Film biographer Ed Sikov regales us with the tale of the day he met his lord and master, legendary director Billy Wilder.
Column by Karina Wilson
Home for the holidays? Take a look at some literary psychopaths and learn to spot the real thing amongst members of your own family with Lurid's handy field guide. First up, the junior editions.
Column by Jon Gingerich
A true rewrite is not just editing, proofing or copy-editing, but a complete re-imagining of the work. Here’s a four-part process to fortify writers with a successful re-writing plan that works.
Column by Brandon Tietz
Are you shopping your book around to small presses? Here's some things to keep in mind.
Column by Erin Reel
One writer's time and another writer's decision to approach the publishing world with either a short story collection or a novel are the focus of this week's Ask The Lit Coach.
Column by Richard Thomas
The journey of a single short story can be a difficult one. Track "Rudy" on his epic voyage.