How to Take Edits 101

Column by Christoph Paul
I explain what editing is (it's not just proofreading!) and how to take edits.

Finding Your Perfect Summer Read(s)

Column by Annie Neugebauer
July 26, 2017 (1) comments
Summer is the perfect time to catch up on your reading, but what makes for the perfect choice?

Reflecting Early: 7 Memoirs by Young Authors

Column by Leah Dearborn
There's a longtime debate about memoir. Can it only be produced after years of carefully accrued wisdom and self-reflection?

Out-of-Print Genre Books Are Expensive But Worth It

Column by Bart Bishop
A look at some of the best genre books that have fallen out of print.

My Unlikely Writing Influences

Column by David Cranmer
Hemingway, Fitzgerald, and Joyce are just some of the names that come to mind when discussing writing influences, but inspiration can come from unlikely sources.

All in a Day: YA That Takes Place in 24 Hours

Column by Riki Cleveland
These six YA novels pack an enormous amount of action and drama, and a year’s worth of emotion into a mere day, and we dare you to put them down before binge reading in the same amount of time.

On the Trail of a Murder: Helene Stapinski on Research and Memoir

Column by Karis Rogerson
Helene Stapinski discusses the research process behind her latest memoir, 'Murder in Matera', and gives some advice to aspiring writers.

A Head Full of Tropes: Finding New Life in Dead Ideas

Column by JS Breukelaar
Some horror tropes refuse to die. And that's a good thing.

Why Do So Many Indie Presses Fail?

Column by Gabino Iglesias
In the last three years, I've seen so many indie presses come and go that I've lost count. I asked some experts to help me figure out why.

99 Cents Is Too Cheap For Your Book

Column by Peter Derk
July 21, 2017 (1) comments
When it comes to selling books, it's good to be a whore. Just don't be a CHEAP whore.