6 Reasons Aspiring Writers Should Act More Like Musicians

Column by Christoph Paul
Musicians can't be posers——they actually have to practice their instrument.

Find A Buddy: 6 Reasons You Should Co-Write Your Stuff

Column by J. David Osborne
After spending three years relatively isolated in Oregon, I rediscovered the value of collaboration and co-writing.

Storyville: Young Protagonists—MG vs. YA vs. Adult

Column by Richard Thomas
Some advice for writing young protagonists for Middle Grade, YA, and adult fiction.

Inspiration vs. Influence: Using What We Know

Column by Brian Allen Carr
A discussion of how writers take, steal and borrow content, and why.

Books at These Speeds: Sped-Up Audiobooks

Column by Peter Derk
July 17, 2017 (1) comments
You can play audiobooks at super speed. But should you?

Brace Yourselves: A Breakdown of the Game of Thrones Pilot, "Winter is Coming"

Column by Fred Venturini
July 14, 2017 (1) comments
The Game of Thrones pilot, "Winter is Coming," packs a sprawling, fantasy epic into a tight sixty-one minutes featuring distinct and interesting settings and characters.

The Writing Guide to End All Writing Guides

Column by Gabino Iglesias
July 14, 2017 (1) comments
Here's everything you need to know to have a successful writing career.

Reading Outside Your Comfort Zone

Six authors discuss reading outside of their comfort zone and the impact it's had on them.

It's Just Books: 5 Reasons It's Okay to Quit Writing

Column by J. David Osborne
July 13, 2017 (2) comments
There are ten million articles on the internet about why you shouldn't quit writing. This is one about why it's okay if you do.

Don't Hide From Inspiration

Column by Holly Kothe
Aristotle and Oscar Wilde walk into a bar. Wilde orders absinthe, Aristotle picks a top-shelf merlot. A few sips in, they get into an argument about art and life. Stop me if you've heard this one...