Storyville: Using Rituals to Make Your Stories More Believable

Column by Richard Thomas, November 14, 2019
Some tips on how to use ritual, ceremony, and witchcraft to make your story more believable.

Movies Are Not The Ultimate Form Of Books

Column by Peter Derk
November 13, 2019
Books are not the larval stage of stories that achieve their final form when they become movies.

5 Bestsellers That Started Out As NaNoWriMo Projects

Column by Emmanuel Nataf
November 12, 2019
So that your motivation doesn’t flag as we’re approaching mid-November, here's a reminder of five books written during NaNoWriMo that went on to become national bestsellers.

Interview: Maxwell Bauman Loves His Jewish Mummy

Interview by Christoph Paul
November 11, 2019
An interview with Maxwell Bauman, author of "The Anarchist Kosher Cookbook" and "The Mummy of Canaan".
"A Sick Gray Laugh" by Nicole Cushing

"A Sick Gray Laugh" by Nicole Cushing

Review by Christopher Shultz
November 8, 2019
Nicole Cushing's latest work is way more disturbing than anything she's written before.

10 Movies I Wish Had Novelizations

Column by Gabino Iglesias
November 7, 2019
There are movies I love so much I wish someone turned them into novels so I could spend more time in the worlds they create.

Wild Speculation Regarding The New 'Hunger Games' Book

Column by Peter Derk
November 6, 2019
With the announcement of a new 'Hunger Games' book, it's time to do what internet fandom does best: speculate wildly!

Writing Dystopian Fiction When the World Is Going Mad

Column by Nick Kolakowski
November 5, 2019
Far-fetched, near future tales are seeming less and less far-fetched these days. How do you achieve the proper balance in your world building?

Anime Directors Whose Work Influenced "Cherry Blossom Eyes"

Column by S.T. Cartledge
November 4, 2019
S.T. Cartledge's work draws not only from the realm of bizarro, but the surreal influence of anime as well.

7 Great Books to Read for National Nonfiction Day

Column by Emmanuel Nataf
November 1, 2019
To help you get into the spirit of National Non-Fiction Day, here are 7 of the best — from heartbreaking memoirs to tech industry tell-alls.

20 Scary Stories For Halloween That You Can Read Online For Free

October 31, 2019
Happy Halloween! Today we're treating you with twenty scary stories to read this Halloween. FOR FREE.