Writing Dystopian Fiction When the World Is Going Mad

Column by Nick Kolakowski
Far-fetched, near future tales are seeming less and less far-fetched these days. How do you achieve the proper balance in your world building?

Anime Directors Whose Work Influenced "Cherry Blossom Eyes"

Column by S.T. Cartledge
S.T. Cartledge's work draws not only from the realm of bizarro, but the surreal influence of anime as well.

7 Great Books to Read for National Nonfiction Day

Column by Emmanuel Nataf
To help you get into the spirit of National Non-Fiction Day, here are 7 of the best — from heartbreaking memoirs to tech industry tell-alls.

20 Scary Stories For Halloween That You Can Read Online For Free

October 31, 2019 (1) comments
Happy Halloween! Today we're treating you with twenty scary stories to read this Halloween. FOR FREE.

Essential Slashers: The Foundations, Peaks, and Valleys of Modern Horror's Most Iconic Subgenre

Column by Fred Venturini
October 31, 2019 (1) comments
Fred Venturini selects the essential slasher films: the foundations of the subgenre, the best slasher films of all time, and the "so bad its good" picks to round out your next horror film marathon.

Giving ARCs Instead of Candy and Other Halloween Hacks for Writers

Column by Gabino Iglesias
October 30, 2019 (2) comments
There are many reasons why Halloween is the perfect time to be a writer. Here are some hacks to help you maximize the experience.

10 Horror Books In Desperate Need of a Reprint

Column by Peter Derk
Start the presses! Please!

A Brief History Of Halloween In Fiction

Column by Christopher Shultz
There are just as many Halloween books as there are movies, but they're not as well known...yet.

All Hail the Slasher: The Rise and Legacy of an Iconic Subgenre of Horror

Column by Fred Venturini
Freddy. Michael. Jason. How did slasher films dominate the horror genre in the 70's and 80's? Let's examine the rise of the subgenre and it's legacy as pure cinematic experience.

How IRL Writing Friends Make This Whole Journey A Million Times Better

Column by Karis Rogerson
It wasn't always easy for Karis Rogerson to find writer friends outside of the internet, but now that she has...it's changed everything (for the better).