Things Casual Readers Don't Care About

Column by Peter Derk
July 23, 2021 (1) comments
Do you have a hard time relating to your casual reader friends? Here's why.

Five Agents Tell You What You’re Doing Wrong... And How To Do It Right

Column by Gabino Iglesias
Landing the right agent can be the first step in making many of your writing dreams come true, but doing so is harder than people realize. Let these five great agents help you with that.

Other Words for Dark: 10 Horror, Crime, and Thriller Novels in Translation for 2021

Column by Leah Dearborn
There’s a Czech proverb that says, “You live a new life for every new language you speak. If you know only one language, you live only once.”

Book Cover Trends: Skulls!

Column by Sadie Hartmann
July 20, 2021 (1) comments
If you follow book cover design as closely as I do, you've noticed the skull trend and you're diggin' it as much as I am. Let's discuss:

Everything Is Permitted When It Comes To Submissions

Column by David James Keaton
The rules are there are no rules and not even that rule but also that rule.

Christine Morgan: A Leading Voice in Extreme Horror

Column by Jay Wilburn
Christine Morgan has established herself as a unique voice in the extreme horror subgenre via an unusual storytelling path.

Storyville: Story Dissection — "In His House"

Column by Richard Thomas
Richard dissects his epistolary horror story, "In His House."

The First Date Book Walkout Question

Column by Peter Derk
July 12, 2021 (1) comments
You're on a first date, someone tells you their favorite book. You walk out. Which book did they name?

A Leigh Bardugo Fangirl on Her Belated Obsession with Netflix's "Shadow and Bone"

Column by Karis Rogerson
An exploration of the TV show, from its past controversies to its promising future.

Hot Ghoul Summer: New Releases From Women in Horror

Column by Sadie Hartmann
"It's a Hot Girl Summer, so you know she got it lit" — Megan Thee Stallion & Nicki Minaj. As in H O R R O R lit!