Storyville: Using Terror and Horror to Tell Powerful Stories

Column by Richard Thomas
When you use terror as the emotional set up, and horror as the devastating reveal, your stories will resonate with your readers.

Black Friday: Buy Nothing and Opt Outside!

Column by Stephanie Bonjack
Do you really need to buy a bunch of crap this Black Friday? Start a new tradition with Buy Nothing Day and #OptOutside.

Good Oral: Telling Stories Out Loud

Column by Peter Derk
Read this before you jump on a stage and launch into your best story.

A NaNoWriMo Survival Boost

Column by Annie Neugebauer
NaNoWriMo is rough, and we're only halfway there. Inside, find your survival boost.

Three Exercises for Improved Character Development

Column by Gabino Iglesias
November 13, 2018 (2) comments
If you want your characters to be as deep and nuanced as your narrative, here are three things you can do.

Nonreaders Raise Nonreaders and Other Lessons Learned Selling Books at Small-Town Fests

Column by Max Booth III
A guide for surviving craft fairs and book conventions.

Upon My Death: What Happens To An Author's Unfinished Work?

Column by Peter Derk
November 8, 2018 (2) comments
If you don't make those decisions before you die, your loved ones will have to. And even then, who knows...

11 Tips to Beat Procrastination and Get that Novel Drafted

Column by Annie Neugebauer
November 7, 2018 (2) comments
11 tips for resisting the urge to procrastinate, because falling behind in NaNoWriMo (or any fast drafting) is the kiss of death.

Daredevil Season 3: Reconstruction

Column by BH Shepherd
A critical look at Season 3 of Marvel's "Daredevil" on Netflix.

Exploring the Real Town Behind Silent Hill

In this article we explore the eerie parallels between Silent Hill and Centralia, Pennsylvania.