Writing: All It Takes Is Guts

Column by C.S. Humble March 22, 2018
C.S. Humble, author of "The Massacre at Yellow Hill", talks beer, barbarians, and encouraging words from the one-and-only Joe Lansdale.

Why I Am Writing Under a New Name

Column by John Mantooth
John Mantooth's first book tanked. This is how he got back in the game.

They’re All Going To Laugh At You!: 5 Ways To Overcome Anxiety While Writing Your First Novel

Column by Keith Rawson September 26, 2016
Ah, do the first novel blues have you biting your nails and tearing out clumps of hair? Hopefully this listicle will help you find a little balance.
Bookshots: 'Only Love Can Break Your Heart' by Ed Tarkington

Bookshots: 'Only Love Can Break Your Heart' by Ed Tarkington

Review by Ed Sikov
An eight-year-old boy adores his older brother, but when the brother leaves the kid stranded in the middle of the woods, he begins to question the relationship.

Falling Without a Parachute: Lessons Learned from My First Novel

Column by Rajan Khanna
Rajan Khanna's first novel, 'Falling Sky', sold without an ending. Here are some lessons learned from the novel's conception through its publication.

Kickstarter Campaign vs. Kickstarter Reality

Column by Kelly Thompson January 17, 2013
After the campaign is over, the books have been printed, and all the orders have been filled, what then? Did I make money? Would I do it again? Find out!

What I Learned From My Kickstarter Campaign

Column by Kelly Thompson August 6, 2012
Two weeks after a successful Kickstarter campaign for my novel, 'The Girl Who Would Be King,' I'm here to tell you about my experiences - what worked, what didn't, and a few things I'd recommend.

The Long & Winding Road: Part V - Submitting to Publishers

Column by Kelly Thompson June 25, 2012
Part 5 in a series chronicling my experiences with my first novel, including securing an agent and submitting to publishers. Part 5 details submitting to publishers.