Interview: Writer & Publisher Marston Hefner

Interview: Writer & Publisher Marston Hefner

Interview by Christoph Paul, May 26, 2020
Marston Hefner discusses his new magazine, indie and experimental literature, family, and his love of backgammon.

A Cheat Sheet to This Year's Nebula Awards Nominees

Column by Emmanuel Nataf
May 26, 2020
Another drumroll, please — the Nebula Awards are almost upon us! Here's a breakdown of all the categories in a quick and easy cheat sheet.

Skipp's Self-Isolating ABC’S of the COVID-19 (Stage One)

Column by John Skipp
May 25, 2020
Enjoy these COVID stories from Skipp, all bundled together using the ABC model. May they inspire you to construct your own.

Can Townies Write?

Column by Peter Derk
May 22, 2020
Yessir. I believe they can. But should they?

Conflict Without Violence: How to Add More Depth To Your Fiction

Column by Autumn Christian
May 21, 2020
Violence is fun. But finding other ways to resolve conflict can improve your writing, and turn an average story into one with depth and intrigue.

Storyville: Turning Your Obsessions Into Fiction

Column by Richard Thomas
May 20, 2020
Some tips for turning your obsessions—good and bad—into powerful stories.

The Gabino Iglesias Online MFA: Third Semester

Column by Gabino Iglesias
May 19, 2020
Survived your first year? Welcome to the second year of the world's most honest, useful, and entertaining MFA!

Patrick Dennis’s Birthday Banquet

May 18, 2020
Once you meet his characters you'll never forget them, especially Auntie Mame.

Writers, Stop Neglecting Your Author Photos!

Column by Andrea J. Johnson
May 15, 2020
An author photo is a marketing tool. It should look like YOU on your best day. This post lists the do's and don'ts of creating the best photo for your brand.

Let’s Talk About Trigger Warnings

Column by Max Booth III
May 14, 2020
What exactly is a trigger warning, and how are they useful?

The Truths And Lies About An English Degree

Column by Peter Derk
May 14, 2020
Take it from someone who's been there, some of what people tell you is true, and some of it is bull.