Storyville: Ten Sexual Influences That Really Work

Column by Richard Thomas
March 18, 2015 (4) comments
Here is a list of ten sexual influences that I think work really well.

Path to Publication 3.5: Galleys, Bookstores, Marketing, and Putting the Pedal to the Metal

Column by Rob Hart
March 17, 2015 (10) comments
So much of the publishing process is waiting for the next thing you have to do. Then everything happens at once—planning release parties and galleys and marketing. And it's pretty damn awesome.

Library Love: Go Forth and Wiki!

Column by Stephanie Bonjack
Make Wikipedia the resource you want it to be. Participate in a Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon!

Neil Gaiman Live in Tulsa: An Eyewitness Report

Column by Christopher Shultz
March 10, 2015: It's true that the man behind 'American Gods' and 'The Sandman' is a "rock-star," but he's certainly no stoned and drunken narcissist.

Abandoning Linearity and Enabling Shuffle Mode: How to Write Out of Sequence

Column by Max Booth III
March 13, 2015 (7) comments
By writing out of sequence, you no longer have to force yourself to write the boring bits. You are always writing the fun chapters. The scenes that remind you why you’re a writer in the first place.

The Strange History of Cinderella

Column by Christopher Shultz
Disney's squeaky-clean blonde princess has some dark roots.

Culling the Poetry Classics: William Butler Yeats

Column by Brian McGackin
March 12, 2015 (3) comments
Come away, O human child! To the waters and the wild With a faery, hand in hand. For the world's more full of weeping than you can understand.

Taboo: Six New Adult Books About Student-Teacher Romance

Column by Riki Cleveland
From a classic by Colleen Hoover to fresh New Adult by Dahlia Adler, we’re exploring the exciting student-teacher taboo in romance lit.

Bookshots: 'The Doll Collection' edited by Ellen Datlow

Column by Richard Thomas
March 11, 2015 (3) comments
Stories about dolls that will certainly get under your skin.