So You Want To Edit A Book Part 1: The Dramatic First Read Through

Column by Leah Rhyne
April 24, 2015 (6) comments
Last fall, we (maybe) wrote a book together. Now I'm editing mine, and I'll walk you through my process, a step at a time. Hopefully I've got something to share that'll be helpful to YOU!

Marvel Movie Preview: Avengers 2, CapAm 3, and More!!

Column by Brandon Tietz
Want to know what's coming up in the new Marvel movies but don't want to wait? We've got some spoiler-heavy info.

Wake Up and Stop Writing Dream Sequences

Column by Max Booth III
April 23, 2015 (2) comments
All books and movies possess individual universes fabricated with their own set of rules. Dreams allow these rules to be broken. When not handled well, they can be viewed as a sign of weakness.

Storyville: Shifting Sympathies

Column by Richard Thomas
Tips and suggestions on how to shift the sympathy of the reader from one character to another.

Reading in the Dark: A Brief History of Books for the Blind

Column by Leah Dearborn
The challenge of creating readable books for the blind extends much further back in time than the invention of Braille, and continues into the 21st century.

5 Problems with the Humble Protagonist

Column by Susan DeFreitas
April 22, 2015 (5) comments
Unconventional protagonists make for great fiction—but beware the humble protagonist, who will hamstring your novel at every turn.

Let's Read About Sex

Column by Peter Derk
April 21, 2015 (1) comments
How can a person get more comfortable reading about sex?

The Girl Who Starred In All The Books

Column by Christopher Shultz
April 20, 2015 (4) comments
She started out with a dragon tattoo. Then she played with fire and kicked the hornet's nest. Now she does just about everything...

Path to Publication 3.6: Blurbs And Reviews, Incoming

Column by Rob Hart
April 20, 2015 (2) comments
With reviews coming in and blurbs set, it's time to talk a little bit about being judged by peers and readers.

Exercises All Writers Need To Do

Column by Jessica Meddows
April 17, 2015 (2) comments
Sitting at your desk, hunched over your keyboard is one of the worst things for your body, and one of the occupational hazards of being a writer. Read the exercises you should be doing to help this.