Book vs. Film: 'Black Klansman' vs. 'BlacKkKlansman'

Column by Max Booth III
A look at Spike Lee's new film and its source material.

How Did Comics Become a Social and Political Battleground?

Column by Peter Derk
Drama of the highest order! Anger! Outrage! Defensiveness! Spider-Men!

6 Books to Stoke Your Inner Cyclist

Column by Stephanie Bonjack
The world of cycling and bicycles is a fascinating one. Turn yourself from a novice to an expert with these hand-chosen titles.

From Creepypasta to Doubleday

Column by Dathan Auerbach
August 7, 2018 (2) comments
"Penpal" author Dathan Auerbach returns with "Bad Man", and tells us how he went from Reddit to a major publisher.

5 Essential Character Traits For Ourselves, Not Our Creations

Column by Joshua Isard
It’s important to develop the kind of personal character that’ll help us get through everything the writing life throws our way.

Celebrating Kafka: 5 "Kafkaesque" Scenes in Pop Culture

Column by Emmanuel Nataf
August 3, 2018 (1) comments
To celebrate Franz Kafka’s birthday (this past July), we did a rundown of five famous scenes in film and literature to see how “Kafkaesque” they really are.

Teaching My First Writing Class

Column by Christoph Paul
I taught my first writing class — in Barcelona.

10 Tips to Help You Write Believable Dialogue

Column by Gabino Iglesias
Dialogue can make or break a novel. Here are some pointers to help you write better dialogue.

Why Nobody Gives A Crap About Books In The Summer

Column by Peter Derk
Books? In the summer? Who cares?

10 of Our Favorite Moments From the Harry Potter Series

Column by Emmanuel Nataf
July 31st is both J.K. Rowling and Harry Potter's birthdays. To celebrate, we're counting down 10 of our favorite moments from the series. Wands at the ready!