Screenplay Lessons Learned Adapting My Own Fiction

Column by Max Booth III
Turning a book...into a MOVIE? What the hell kind of a witchcraft is this?

The Raw Emotion of Aaron Dries

Column by Jay Wilburn
Aaron Dries is a talented horror author who tells stories with raw emotion and great bloody skill.

Taking Yourself Seriously Is Killing Your Writing

Column by Peter Derk
August 26, 2021 (1) comments
Has the the reign of the self-serious writer come to an end? A writer who does not take themselves too seriously hopes so.

Dispatch from the Querying Trenches

Column by Karis Rogerson
Writer and aspiring author Karis Rogerson talks about querying, having thick skin, and the hope that propels her on the hard days.

Storyville: How to Ask For, and Give, Book Blurbs

Column by Richard Thomas
Tips and tricks for navigating the world of book blurbs.

The Loss of Joe McKinney

Column by Jay Wilburn
August 19, 2021 (2) comments
Joe McKinney, one of the most talented storytellers in horror, passed away in 2021. His story and legacy are complex.

Prep for Your Interview, Sell Some Books

Column by Peter Derk
August 18, 2021 (1) comments
Authors: Stop wasting everyone's time with bad, boring interviews.

A Quick and Dirty Guide to Writing a Book Proposal

Column by Emmanuel Nataf
August 17, 2021 (1) comments
Here are the five essential steps you need to take in order to write a nonfiction book proposal that agents and editors will be snapping at one another’s heels to acquire.

Happy Birthday To Georgette Heyer, the Salty Godmother of Regency Romance

Column by Leah Dearborn
August 16, 2021 (28) comments
Heyer said of her own writing in the 1940s, “I think to myself I ought to be shot for writing such nonsense," but her self-deprecation undermined her wit and substantial body of bestselling work.

Dear Charles Bukowski

An open letter to Charles Bukowski on his birthday.