7 Tips on How To Write a Better Open Letter

Column by Peter Derk
If you insist on writing an open letter, read this first.

Five Great Folk Horror Novels

Column by George Cotronis
March 11, 2016 (6) comments
Stories of witchcraft, old gods and old religions, the blurred lines between the natural and the supernatural; this is folk horror.

Storyville: The DOs and DONTs of Running a Successful Kickstarter Campaign

Column by Richard Thomas
Advice on how to run a successful Kickstarter campaign from someone who's done it.

Why Working a Shitty Job Makes You a Better Writer

Column by Max Booth III
March 10, 2016 (3) comments
Terrible jobs can train writers how to survive in a world that is constantly attempting to take a dump on their heads.

A Rose By Any Other Name: 5 Episodes of Literary Mistaken Identity

Column by Leah Dearborn
Sometimes authors willingly direct readers away from their true identities. Occasionally, however, issues of authorship and identity are more complex or decidedly less purposeful.

Writing through PTSD: A Personal Account

Column by Raine Winters
March 9, 2016 (4) comments
Trauma affects every part of our lives, including our work. As writers, how do we overcome such events and use our pain to strengthen our craft skills?

Ten Tips on How to Pitch Your Book to Review Bloggers and Not Get Ignored

Column by Riki Cleveland
March 8, 2016 (1) comments
Here are ten tips that will set you apart and get you noticed when it comes to approaching book bloggers for reviews.

What Works & What Doesn't: 'Citizen Kane'

Column by Christopher Shultz
It's considered one of the greatest films ever made, due in large part to it's masterful non-linear storytelling and use of sequences.

HAPPY GRAMMAR DAY: 10 Facts About Grammar You Can Use to Annoy Your Loved Ones

Column by Taylor Houston
March 4, 2016 (4) comments
OK, so they aren't facts, and they are not all grammar-related, but most of your loved ones will just want you to shut up anyway.

On "The Witch," Great Cinematic Writing and The Tenets of Horror

Column by Christopher Shultz
March 4, 2016 (8) comments
Audiences are up in arms about whether or not 'The Witch' is scary, and in doing so, ignoring how good it is.