The Maligned History Of "It Was A Dark And Stormy Night"

Column by Christopher Shultz
Where exactly did this ubiquitous and much-mocked story starter come from?

8 Cliché Narratives I Want More Of

Column by Gabino Iglesias
Every article on writing advice tells us to avoid clichés. Now I'm here to tell you which clichés rock and why I want more of them.

10 Horror Stories Nobody Wants to Read

Column by Max Booth III September 9, 2016
Here's why your dumb story keeps getting rejected.