Read an Excerpt from Chuck Palahniuk's "Adjustment Day"

Read an Excerpt from Chuck Palahniuk's "Adjustment Day"

News by Joshua Chaplinsky, April 20, 2018
The Cult's got a taste of what is sure to be one of Chuck's most controversial novels to date.

The 10 Best Lookalikes In Fiction

Column by Meredith Borders
April 20, 2018
On this Look Alike Day (it's a thing), we review the best doppelgängers in fiction.

Giving Yourself Permission to Break: Writing Through Depression

Column by Karis Rogerson
April 19, 2018
A look at what it's like to be a writer with depression, and giving yourself permission to not be okay.

In Defense of The Soft Machine’s Cut-Up Twisted Landscape

Column by David Cranmer
April 18, 2018
Challenged to defend the Beat Generation solely on "The Soft Machine", David Cranmer takes a look at the disorienting, kaleidoscopic briar patch that William S. Burroughs released in 1961.

Don't Go Back: Avoid Spinning Your Wheels on Old Stories

Column by Justin Hunter
April 17, 2018
While it's tempting to revisit old stories that never quite got off the ground, it can be harmful to your progress as a writer.

Speculation On The Upcoming Marvel Movies

Column by Peter Derk
April 16, 2018
What will the six unnamed Marvel movies be? We dunno. But we can make some good guesses. And some really, really bad ones.

The Three Times Your Novel is Finished

Column by Fred Venturini
April 13, 2018
Ask 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.

My Failed Pokemon Go Book Proposal

Column by Christoph Paul
April 12, 2018
Learn how to write a non-fiction book proposal from my (failed) example.

Why Crime Authors Need to Stop Pretending They're Badasses

Column by Gabino Iglesias
April 11, 2018
Writing about crime makes you a criminal the same way talking about dieting helps you lose weight, and one of those things deserves more respect than the other.
Laying Down the Law: An Interview with Jeff Noon

Laying Down the Law with Jeff Noon

Interview by Joshua Chaplinsky
April 11, 2018
The science fiction author talks "Noon's Laws", avant-pulp, and his new novel, "The Body Library".
Review "Unbury Carol" by Josh Malerman

"Unbury Carol" by Josh Malerman

Review by Christopher Shultz
April 10, 2018
The "Bird Box" author's latest novel is a wonderful and often horrifying blend of supernatural western and revisionist fairy tale.