In: ResearchThere is a lot we, as authors, can learn by reading the Best Horror of the Year anthology.
In: Literary DevicesIn which Taylor revisits her 2012 article about autobiographical fiction and nearly twists herself into a knot trying to explain what the hell she actually meant, if anything...
In: ThemeIt's possible to put hope in your dark fiction, quite possibly leading to a more satisfying experience.
In: Live ReadingRead this before you jump on a stage and launch into your best story.
In: GrammarHappy 260th Birthday to the man whose name is synonymous with “Go Look It Up!” (Which is the pre-cursor to today’s “Google It!”)
In: WorkshopWhat is crosstalk, and how is it ruining your workshop?
In: StructureTo celebrate the publication of The Fellowship of the Ring on July 29, 1954, we’re looking at how Tolkien used an enduring story structure to create an enduring trilogy.
In: DialogueDialogue can make or break a novel. Here are some pointers to help you write better dialogue.
By Repo Kempt
In: Literary DevicesA look at when uncertainty can make fiction stronger.
In: RewritingWhile it's tempting to revisit old stories that never quite got off the ground, it can be harmful to your progress as a writer.
In: RewritingAsk an author how long it took them to write a book, and the answer is always different. Here are three times a novel is finished, and how they each relate to author mindset.
In: StructureMake Freytag's Pyramid work for you, not the other way around.