Tag Yourself: Writers’ Halloween Costumes

Column by Annie Neugebauer
It’s Halloween. You’re a writer. You're wearing one of eight costumes. Which one are you?

Dyslexic Author is my Favorite Oxymoron

October 23, 2019 (1) comments
Why would anyone with dyslexia try to be a writer? Ask Anne Rice, Richard Ford, or sit down and let me tell you my story.

Ursula K. Le Guin: A Primer

Column by Emmanuel Nataf
An overview of the work of Ursula K. Le Guin, which explored new frontiers and broke new ground in science fiction and fantasy.

Storyville: Finding Original Locations to Set Your Horror Stories

Column by Richard Thomas
How can you find original locations to set your horror stories? Here are a few ideas.

Crappy, Ben-Cooper-Style Literary Costumes

Column by Peter Derk
Bukowski, Dickens, Gilman. They're all hear in crappy, plastic glory.

Women Are Reclaiming and Perfecting The Rape Revenge Narrative

Column by Christopher Shultz
Women writers are carving important narratives out of an exploitative subgenre.

How Lit Witchcraft Can Help Your Writing

Column by Leza Cantoral
Use magical and meditative techniques in your writing to access untapped reservoirs of creativity when you are blocked or feeling uninspired.

Ask Nick: Publishing 201 - Why Do Some Writers Get To Fail More Than Once?

Column by Nick Mamatas
October 14, 2019 (1) comments
Some writers bounce back after a book bombs, while others are finished. Why?

My Literary Tattoo Isn't a Book: It's a Pen

Column by Karis Rogerson
As a reader, I always wanted a bookish tattoo. As a writer, I finally found the perfect one: a fountain pen.

What's With Stephen King and Farts?

Column by Peter Derk
Is the King of Horror also King of Farts?