But How Do I Write It? Methods for Matching the Medium

Column by Annie Neugebauer
April 13, 2017 (4) comments
When a writer gets an idea, how do they know if it’s a poem, story, novel, tweet, graphic novel, blog, essay, etc.? Can it be more than one? How do you decide?

Story Structure: The Magic Bullet that Nearly Killed Me

Column by Matthew Quirk
April 13, 2017 (3) comments
Matthew Quirk, author of the newly-released 'Dead Man Switch,' talks about the secret code of storytelling he learned from screenwriting.

Be Smarter Than a Toddler: 5 Ways To Avoid Reading Books to Your Kids

Column by Bart Bishop
April 12, 2017 (1) comments
A look at how your kid's obsession with one book may drive you over the edge, and how to avoid that.

Five Storytelling Tips I Learned from Watching 'The Bachelor'

Column by Christoph Paul
April 11, 2017 (2) comments
Five examples of how reality TV Shows 'The Bachelor' and 'The Bachelorette' showed me how to write better stories.

Hail Satan! The Return Of REAL 80's Nostalgia

Column by Keith Rawson
April 11, 2017 (5) comments
Literature is finally starting to tackle the phenomena of 'Satanic Panic' that took hold during the 80's, and with stellar results.

10 Mistakes I Made as a Debut Novelist

Column by Susan DeFreitas
April 10, 2017 (5) comments
When I signed the contract on my first novel, I thought I knew what to look for--and what to expect. As it turned out, I was wrong.

Every Stephen King Short Story Summarized in 140 Characters or Less (Part 2)

Column by Max Booth III
Boners, cat-swallowing, and punching kids in the face.

Open to Inspiration: How Your Own Family History Can Feed Your Fiction

Column by Alex Segura
April 10, 2017 (1) comments
Acclaimed crime/mystery novelist Alex Segura talks about finding inspiration for his next book in his own family's Cuban history.

Email Newsletters: A Writer's Best Friend

Column by Christopher Shultz
If you delete your email subscriptions on sight, maybe don't do that.

The Case For and Against Bob Dylan's Nobel Win

Column by Peter Derk
April 7, 2017 (2) comments
Does Dylan deserve the Nobel in Literature? Is the answer blowin' in the wind?