Column by David James Keaton
...or Slam Dunk at the Mesoamerican Ballgame. An introduction to "Hard Sentences: Crime Fiction Inspired by Alcatraz."
Column by Susan DeFreitas
Love fantasy? Creating your first magic system? Observe these precepts, young adepts, or find yourself in a world of trouble.
Column by Richard Thomas
Violence in fiction—when to use it, and when to avoid it.
Column by Annie Neugebauer
Unless you're lucky, you probably don’t get a whole summer off anymore. But who doesn’t want one? Writers can still capture those summer vibes – even when we’re working through the hot months.
Column by Karis Rogerson
A reflection on why it's so important to have a group (or groups) of writers you can rely on.
Column by Bart Bishop
A look at how the comics have treated the relationship between Spider-Man and Iron Man and how that influences the upcoming 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' movie
Column by Leah Dearborn
This is the first Independence Day under a new presidential administration, and it's unlikely to be one we'll forget.
Column by Gabino Iglesias
Readers come in all shapes and sizes, and hardcore bookworms are a wonderfully idiosyncratic group within that population.
Column by Christoph Paul
I speak personally to President Trump and suggest 10 books that would make him a better human being.
I Can’t Let You Go Without Tapping That Ass...One...More...Time: Revisiting 'Death Proof' Ten Years Later
Column by Max Booth III
Don't @ me, but this movie may have inspired me to become a writer.