Book Marketing Like a Rock Star

Column by Christoph Paul
March 31, 2022 (3) comments
Christoph Paul ponders why it is easier for him to promote his music than his writing, and what a writer can do to be more like a musician when it comes to marketing.

Friday the 13th: Even Better Than the Real Thing

Column by Tony McMillen
Tony McMillen talks writing and drawing Jason Vorhees—without permission.

March is the Perfect Month to Give up on Your Goals for the Year—But Hold on!

Column by Jay Wilburn
March is the month most people finally give up on their New Year's resolutions. It might be the perfect month for a restart, though.

Transactional Networking is Trash Networking

Column by Sadie Hartmann
March 25, 2022 (2) comments
Transactional networking is antithetical to authentic community. Here's why it needs to be eliminated

The Banality of Evil In Fiction

Column by Peter Derk
March 24, 2022 (1) comments
Why is so much evil in fiction so boring? How can you give those evil-doers a little life?

A Tour Through The Eaton Collection of Science Fiction and Fantasy at UC Riverside

Column by Gabriel Hart
A private tour of The Eaton Collection, one of the country's largest archival libraries of sci-fi, fantasy, and horror.

How to Keep Your Head Up When Publishing is Hell

Column by Karis Rogerson
After more than seven years of querying, Karis Rogerson shares some of what keeps her going when writing feels impossible.

Storyville: From Baseline to Variation—How to Set and Expand Expectations

Column by Richard Thomas
How to set the baseline and then take your readers somewhere else entirely.

Bookstore Nightmares

Column by Peter Derk
On tonight's episode of Bookstore Nightmares: I shout at a bookstore owner in order to make the store better. It probably works.

5 Short Speculative Stories with Unusual Formats

Column by Sara Tantlinger
A list featuring 5 short speculative stories with unusual or experimental formatting.