How I Did an Unintentional Book Tour Without a Budget

Column by Gabino Iglesias
June 5, 2019 (1) comments
I never thought I'd do a book tour. And then all of a sudden I was on one, even though I was broke. Here's how it happened.

8 Superb Books to Celebrate GLBT Month

Column by Emmanuel Nataf
While we believe LGBTQ+ stories should be incorporated into people’s reading lists year-round, here are eight diverse and truly superb books to help your celebrate GLBT Book Month this June.

The Most Nonsensical Terms Used in Book Blurbs

Column by Peter Derk
June 3, 2019 (3) comments
Are you seeing these everywhere too? Are you *gasp* blurbing books this way?

The Importance of Work in Translation

Column by Gabino Iglesias
Unless you know at least two dozen languages, work in translation is crucial to understand the world and to consider yourself well read.

Why I Love YA Rom Coms

Column by Christoph Paul
Whether it's on the page or on Netflix, I love a good YA rom com.

Summer Reading for Writers

Column by Joshua Isard
Who says writers shouldn't enjoy a summer read?

How to Write Edgy Fiction Without Being Obnoxious

Column by Autumn Christian
May 29, 2019 (1) comments
Edgy fiction is difficult to pull off - and requires a depth and understanding of history, literature, and yourself. It's not about repeating what's been done before. It's about expanding it.

The Great Game of Balancing Character and Plot

Column by Amanda Bender
It's no secret many "Game of Thrones" fans were disappointed in the final season. But what lessons can writers take away from it?

9 Ways to Fall Back in Love with Your Writing

Column by Annie Neugebauer
Whatever the reason, burnout happens. At some point, most of us have fallen out love with our work, our craft, our choice to be writers. That’s not a good place to be. How do we rekindle that passion?