Giving Yourself Permission to Break: Writing Through Depression

Column by Karis Rogerson
A look at what it's like to be a writer with depression, and giving yourself permission to not be okay.

In Defense of The Soft Machine’s Cut-Up Twisted Landscape

Column by David Cranmer
Challenged to defend the Beat Generation solely on "The Soft Machine", David Cranmer takes a look at the disorienting, kaleidoscopic briar patch that William S. Burroughs released in 1961.

Don't Go Back: Avoid Spinning Your Wheels on Old Stories

Column by Justin Hunter
While it's tempting to revisit old stories that never quite got off the ground, it can be harmful to your progress as a writer.

Speculation On The Upcoming Marvel Movies

Column by Peter Derk
What will the six unnamed Marvel movies be? We dunno. But we can make some good guesses. And some really, really bad ones.

The Three Times Your Novel is Finished

Column by Fred Venturini
Ask an author how long it took them to write a book, and the answer is always different. Here are three times a novel is finished, and how they each relate to author mindset.

My Failed Pokemon Go Book Proposal

Column by Christoph Paul
April 12, 2018 (2) comments
Learn how to write a non-fiction book proposal from my (failed) example.

Why Crime Authors Need to Stop Pretending They're Badasses

Column by Gabino Iglesias
April 11, 2018 (2) comments
Writing about crime makes you a criminal the same way talking about dieting helps you lose weight, and one of those things deserves more respect than the other.

Why We Still Love the Great Gatsby 93 Years Later

Column by Emmanuel Nataf
April 10, 2018 (1) comments
It’s been 93 years since "The Great Gatsby" was published, and it still captivates readers. Why has this story about a Long Island summer stood the test of time so well?

The Evolution of Brian Michael Bendis as A Writer

Column by Bart Bishop
From Luke Cage to Superman: As Brian Michael Bendis leaves Marvel for DC, we take a look back at his definitive run on "New Avengers".

One Year of Podcasting About Stephen King: A Retrospective

Column by Max Booth III
How podcasting helped this writer's anxiety issues.