Summer and Beyond: Upcoming Books That Should Be On Your Radar

Column by Gabino Iglesias
This has has been a great year for books, and the best is yet to come.

8 Recently Published Books That Are Feminist AF

Column by Susan DeFreitas
June 13, 2018 (1) comments
The Trump era has been marked by abortion restrictions, gag rules, #timesup, and pussy hats--and now, a historic number of women running for office. These recently pubbed books are 100% zeitgeist.

Bearskin: A Fast Read 20 Years in the Making

June 12, 2018 (2) comments
The story of a fifty-four year old’s debut novel. Twenty-plus years of writing, revising, letting it sit, then rewriting and re-revising some more.

6 Female Sci-fi Writers You Should Read

Column by Emmanuel Nataf
June 11, 2018 (1) comments
To celebrate Octavia Butler’s would-be 71st birthday, we’re featuring six female sci-fi writers who have helped shape the boundary-shattering genre.

The 8 Keys To A Good Heist Story

Column by Peter Derk
With "Ocean's 8" in theaters this weekend, let's take a look at what makes a good heist story work.

On the Thickness of Skin

Column by Annie Neugebauer
June 6, 2018 (2) comments
On the concept of writers needing to develop a "thicker skin," and why it's a damaging myth.

9 Things I Learned From Reading 45 Books At Once

Column by Gabino Iglesias
June 4, 2018 (2) comments
I love to read many books at the same time. Here are some things I learned during an especially heavy reading period.

How 'Krypton' Keeps Things Interesting

Column by BH Shepherd
How 'Krypton' manages to tell a prequel story that isn't predictable.

Storyville: Creating Tension in Your Fiction

Column by Richard Thomas
How do you create tension in your fiction? Here are some tips.

Writers + Cats = Purrfection

Column by Annie Neugebauer
May 29, 2018 (2) comments
Writers rock. Cats rock. Together? No brainer. But really, what is it with writers and cats? Why the long-standing obsession?