A Guide to the Literary And Cinematic References in 'Castle Rock'

Column by Christopher Shultz
September 18, 2018
For anyone needing a deep dive into the Stephen King universe and how it connects to the new Hulu series.

8 Reasons We Should Listen To Book Banners

Column by Peter Derk
September 17, 2018
Sometimes a friendly ear can save a book.

That Time I Spoiled 'Fight Club' for a Stranger (a.k.a. 'Roughhouse Club')

Column by David James Keaton
September 14, 2018
If you see a movie first, you can ruin it. Use this power wisely.

10 Gloriumptious Words to Celebrate Roald Dahl’s 102nd Birthday

Column by Emmanuel Nataf
September 13, 2018
To throw a birthday bash for one of the greatest children’s writers of all time, we created a dictionary of Roald Dahl’s most memorable (or should we say churgling?) words.

Blogging is Worth the Effort, Even Without the Pay

Column by Karis Rogerson
September 12, 2018
Sure it sucks to write and not get real cash money for your efforts, but some things are worth more than that (sometimes).
Interview with Lit Witch Lisa Marie Basile

Interview with Lit Witch Lisa Marie Basile

Interview by Christoph Paul
September 11, 2018
We interview author, poet, and editor, Lisa Marie Basile, on the release day of her new book.

Book vs. Miniseries: "Sharp Objects"

Column by Max Booth III
September 11, 2018
Gillian Flynn is amazing and here's why.

The Horror of Roald Dahl

Column by Repo Kempt
September 10, 2018
Roald Dahl is famous for his beloved children's novels, but his forgotten forays into horror and the strange were equally successful.

LURID: Stalker Lit and "You"

Column by Karina Wilson
September 7, 2018
Lifetime's long-awaited adaptation of Stalker Lit epic, "You", hits our screens this weekend, starring delectable Dan from "Gossip Girl", Penn Badgley. Can we take pleasure in such antiheroes?

Changing The Book Format Game

Column by Peter Derk
September 6, 2018
Think there are no new book formats under the sun? Ha! You're standing under the wrong sun, fool!

KillerCon 2018: A Recap

Column by Christoph Paul
September 6, 2018
KillerCon returns, and Christoph Paul was there.

Book vs. Film: "The Little Stranger" - When Interpretation Goes Too Far

Column by Annie Neugebauer
September 5, 2018
How does the movie version of "The Little Stranger" stand up to the brilliance of Sarah Waters' beloved gothic novel?

"Space Odyssey": How Science Fiction Can Predict the Future

Column by Bart Bishop
September 4, 2018
A look at Michael Benson's "Space Odyssey", a comprehensive book on the making of "2001", and how science fiction authors like Arthur C. Clarke have influenced real-life scientists.

7 Ways to Prepare for NaNoWriMo Right Now

Column by Emmanuel Nataf
August 31, 2018
Want to write a novel but don't know where to start? NaNoWriMo 2018 might be the perfect opportunity — here's 7 ways you can prepare for it now.

Hot Dudes Reading: Summer Heat or Total Defeat?

Column by Peter Derk
August 30, 2018
What's the worst part about Hot Dudes Reading? The reading.
A Boy and His Dog

Blood's a Rover (and a book! and a movie! and a calendar!)

Review by David James Keaton
August 29, 2018
What are we to make of the much-anticipated 'Blood's a Rover', a curious combination of novel and screenplay, and the finale to arguably Harlan Ellison's most famous saga, "A Boy and His Dog"?

Book vs. Film: "To All the Boys I've Loved Before"

Column by Karis Rogerson
August 28, 2018
The adaptation is not a perfect match to the book. It's a new creation, a sister, and perfect in its own way.

What Playing Pickleball Taught Me About Writing

Column by Christoph Paul
August 27, 2018
What a new sport taught me about my craft.

13 Dark Short Stories You Can Read for Free Right Now

Column by Annie Neugebauer
August 24, 2018
13 killer stories you can read for free online right now! What are you waiting for?

My Book Arrived in Good Condition, But the Writing Was Terrible

Column by J. David Osborne
August 23, 2018
What makes a good book review good? We investigate by looking at the different genres of "bad Amazon review."

Collaborating with a Dead Hero

Column by Gabino Iglesias
August 23, 2018
Sometimes in life you get a different version of a dream you didn't even know you had...

Fangoria Presents: "Carnivorous Lunar Activities" by Max Booth III

News by Joshua Chaplinsky
August 22, 2018
"If you love 'An American Werewolf in London', ...you're really going to enjoy the next Fangoria Presents book, 'Carnivorous Lunar Activities', by Max Booth III."

10 of Our Favorite Moments from Tolkien's Lord of the Rings

Column by Emmanuel Nataf
August 22, 2018
July 29th marked the 64th anniversary of the publication of "The Fellowship of the Ring". To celebrate the occasion, here are 10 of our favorite moments from Tolkien’s epic fantasy series.

Summertime Sadness: Do Writers Have To Be Sad?

Column by Peter Derk
August 21, 2018
Maybe writers don't have to be sad to be good?

Lost Films Anthology: Embrace the Ugly

Column by Max Booth III
August 20, 2018
Everybody knows at least one haunted film.