Don't Call It a Comback: Peter David's Supergirl is Finally Getting Collected

Column by Bart Bishop
March 23, 2017 (0) comments
A look back at the nearly-forgotten DC Comics series that is finally getting collected in trade paperback.

8 Reasons to Avoid the Novel and Focus on Short Stories

Column by Brandon Tietz
March 23, 2017 (0) comments
Are you an aspiring author just beginning their journey? You think you're ready to take on the novel? You very well might be, but we've got eight reasons why you should hold off on that.

Why the Fµ¢% Not? Thoughts on Profanity for Writers

Column by Annie Neugebauer
March 22, 2017 (0) comments
Whether we’re drafting, networking, tweeting, or teaching, writers have to decide on a level of profanity – even if that decision is subconscious. What should writers consider, and how do we choose?

9 Imaginary Gizmos For Writers Someone Needs To Hurry Up And Invent Already

Column by Peter Derk
March 22, 2017 (1) comments
Technology has come a long way. But what about technology for writers? It's 2017. We want our piece of the action.

Storyville: Writing Contemporary Magical Realism

Column by Richard Thomas
March 21, 2017 (1) comments
Tips on how to write contemporary magical realism.

The Dos and Don'ts of Book Tour: An Author's Survival Guide

Column by Steph Post
March 21, 2017 (0) comments
Honest, real advice for making it through your first book tour.

How Resident Evil 7 Can Make You a Better Horror Writer

Column by Max Booth III
March 20, 2017 (0) comments
Prepare to wet your pants.

Hack Dad’s Revenge: Boredom

Column by Keith Rawson
March 20, 2017 (5) comments
It's the dramatic return of hack dad!

10 Japanese Authors You Should Read

Column by Gabino Iglesias
March 17, 2017 (1) comments
Culturally speaking, The Land of the Rising Sun has much to offer, and their literary output is definitely something you should keep on your radar.

10 Things I Learned About Writing and Publishing From Managing a Porn Store

Column by Christoph Paul
March 17, 2017 (2) comments
Managing a porn store is very much like running a small press and being working a writer.

5 Comics Every Crime Writer Needs To Read

Column by Repo Kempt
March 16, 2017 (0) comments
Crime writers can learn a lot about their craft from well-written comic books. Here's five superb crime comics to whet your appetite.

Dystropia: The Threat Of Rape As An Agent of Fear

Column by Christopher Shultz
March 16, 2017 (0) comments
It's a trope so pervasive, you probably don't always register it when you see it...and that's a serious problem.
Genre-Blending and Plot Twists with Sarah Pinborough

Genre-Blending and Plot Twists with Sarah Pinborough

Interview by Max Booth III
March 15, 2017 (0) comments
Sarah Pinborough answers 9 questions.
Bookshots: 'The Wanderers' by Meg Howrey

Bookshots: 'The Wanderers' by Meg Howrey

Review by Stephanie Bonjack
March 15, 2017 (0) comments
An Elon Musk-like CEO forms a dream team of astronauts to send to Mars.
Bookshots: 'WhiteTears' by Hari Kunzru

Bookshots: 'White Tears' by Hari Kunzru

Review by Leah Rhyne
March 14, 2017 (0) comments
White Tears by Hari Kunzru is a mystical journey through time and place and reality. It's also damn fine writing.
Bookshots: 'The Vine That Ate The South' by J.D. Wilkes

Bookshots: 'The Vine That Ate The South' by J.D. Wilkes

Review by Gabino Iglesias
March 14, 2017 (0) comments
The new novel from the singer of experimental rockabilly group The Legendary Shack Shakers.

Every Stephen King Short Story Summarized in 140 Characters or Less (Part 1)

Column by Max Booth III
March 13, 2017 (1) comments
Yup. We're doing this again.
Bookshots: 'Loving the Ocean Won't Keep It From Killing You' by Rachel Bell

Bookshots: 'Loving the Ocean Won't Keep It From Killing You' by Rachel Bell

Review by Max Booth III
March 13, 2017 (0) comments
Rachel Bell's novella will tear you to pieces.

Zines: Dead Or Alive-er Than Ever?

Column by Peter Derk
March 10, 2017 (1) comments
Has the zine died? Or is it more powerful than ever?
Bookshots: 'The Zero and The One" By Ryan Ruby

Bookshots: 'The Zero and The One" By Ryan Ruby

Review by Keith Rawson
March 10, 2017 (0) comments
A review of Ryan Ruby's impressive debut novel, 'The Zero and The One.'

7 Tips for Spring Cleaning Your Writing Files

Column by Annie Neugebauer
March 9, 2017 (0) comments
Writers, do you struggle to find the file you need? Is your computer a mess? Stories scattered all over the place? It's time to clean up those folders and get a system in place to help you work smart.
Bookshots: 'Bit Rot' by Douglas Coupland

Bookshots: 'Bit Rot: Stories + Essays' by Douglas Coupland

Review by Joshua Chaplinsky
March 8, 2017 (0) comments
Coupland returns with a tasty collection of bingeable treats for the Netflix generation.

8 Books for March 8th: International Women's Day

Column by Stephanie Bonjack
March 8, 2017 (2) comments
Women around the world have been celebrating International Women's Day since 1909. It marks our struggle for rights and equality. Here are a few titles by women making a difference in the world.
Bookshots: 'The Underworld' by Kevin Canty

Bookshots: 'The Underworld' by Kevin Canty

Review by Gabino Iglesias
March 7, 2017 (0) comments
The story of a mine fire that devastated a small town in Ohio in the early 1970s.
Bookshots: 'Ill Will' By Dan Chaon

Bookshots: 'Ill Will' By Dan Chaon

Review by Keith Rawson
March 7, 2017 (2) comments
A brief review of Dan Chaon's latest literary thriller, 'Ill Will'.