Dirty Little Secrets, Part Two: Why Your Beta Readers Never Finished Your Novel

Column by Susan DeFreitas
You worked hard on that book, and your beta readers never even finished the damn thing. Why?

Taking Your Patreon Game To The Next Level

You've set up a Patreon page, but now what? Don't worry, we've got you covered. Read on for how to take your Patreon game to the next level.

The Weird, Bloody Path to Fangoria

Column by Max Booth III
How one author got his book published by Fangoria.

Book vs. Film: "If Beale Street Could Talk"

Column by Christopher Shultz
Barry Jenkins's follow up to "Moonlight" is a beautiful and faithful adaptation of James Baldwin's novel — with one key change.

Dirty Little Secrets, Part One: Why No One Cares About Your Protagonist

Column by Susan DeFreitas
Many an agent has rejected a novel with the phrase, “I’m just not in love with this protagonist.”

8 Books You Should Read Before Seeing The Movie This Awards Season

Column by Emmanuel Nataf
Eight films based on books that have been nominated for awards this season. Have you read and/or watched them? Is the book better? Weigh in with your thoughts!

10 Books That Feel Like Exes

Column by Gabino Iglesias
Different books stay with you for different reasons. Not all those reasons are good.

The 13 Best Women Writing Horror Today

Column by Meredith Borders
February 15, 2019 (3) comments
It's Women in Horror Month, so let's talk women in horror!

If Books Were Assorted Chocolates

Column by Peter Derk
You thought comparing apples and oranges was tough. How about chocolates and books?

5 Unconventional Methods of Writing a Story

Column by Max Booth III
Instead of surrendering to writer's block, give these ideas a try.