Column by Jay Wilburn August 8, 2022
If you are spending the money to attend a convention or writers retreat, you want it to be worth it. Here is a guide from people who have attended the best and worst of them.
Column by Jay Wilburn June 1, 2022
The Books of Horror Facebook group is reshaping the indie horror scene.
Column by Christoph Paul
Damn, I've been touring for the past 5 weeks and and just finished up with StokerCon. Should you go next year? Read on and find out.
Column by Jay Wilburn
Scares That Care has had a significant impact on the horror industry by helping those in need, and they are expanding.
Column by Jay Wilburn July 5, 2021
As a kidney transplant patient, Jay Wilburn is immunocompromised. This impacted his life during the pandemic and impacts his decision about returning to live events.
Column by Nick Mamatas May 6, 2020
Short answer, "No, with a but." Long answer, "Also no, with a bigger but."
Column by Autumn Christian January 31, 2020
Some methods on how to survive a writing convention. No gas mask included.
Column by Peter Derk
Can the two peacefully co-exist?
Column by Max Booth III November 28, 2018
If you're wondering what this article is about, read the title again.
Column by Max Booth III
A guide for surviving craft fairs and book conventions.
Column by Christoph Paul September 6, 2018
KillerCon returns, and Christoph Paul was there.
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.
Column by Christoph Paul May 5, 2017
I give ten examples of how tabling at book festivals has helped my writing improve.
Column by Peter Derk
What kind of junk can you slap your book onto for trade shows, giveaways, and to generally annoy everyone?
Column by Michael David Wilson
"Scream: The TV Series" just went live on Netflix. We have a look at slasher archetypes and conventions and see how they translate to the latest outing for the Scream franchise.
Column by Max Booth III September 30, 2015
The essential list for every serious convention book vendor.
Column by George Cotronis September 10, 2015
Tips and advice for a pleasant convention experience.
Column by Melissa F. Olson July 16, 2015
Though the two sides are often thought of as adversarial, Melissa F. Olson argues that if both sides were to just calm down for a second, they'd see there are things they can learn—from each other!
Column by Max Booth III May 12, 2014
Max attended Texas Frightmare Weekend 2014 and (barely) lived to tell the tale.
Column by Max Booth III April 29, 2014
We're not saying to threaten your readers with actual violence, but we're not NOT saying it, either.