If Classic Novels Were More Like Blockbuster Movies

Column by Peter Derk
Ever find yourself in the middle of a so-called classic that feels like it lacks oomph? Boredom is the disease, and we've got the cure!

Analyzing The Last Two Decades of Online Film Criticism

Column by Bart Bishop
A look at the last 20 years of the online film criticism community through the lens of Jeremy Smith's upcoming book "When It Was Cool".

The 10 Best Modern Shakespeare Adaptations

Column by Meredith Borders
On the Bard's bday, we've chosen our favorite Shakespeare movies set in modern times.

The 10 Best Lookalikes In Fiction

Column by Meredith Borders
On this Look Alike Day (it's a thing), we review the best doppelgängers in fiction.

Giving Yourself Permission to Break: Writing Through Depression

Column by Karis Rogerson
April 19, 2018 (1) comments
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 (3) comments
Learn how to write a non-fiction book proposal from my (failed) example.