Crick in Your Neck? Tips and Stretches to Combat the Writing Life

Column by Annie Neugebauer
At the computer all day errday? You're probably feeling the effects in your neck, shoulders, wrists, butt, and eyes. Here are some simple tips to help ease (and prevent) the ache.

Temporary Illiteracy: Life Without Books

Column by BH Shepherd May 31, 2017
What a severe head injury can teach you about reading.

Hack Dad’s No Good Very Bad Day

Column by Keith Rawson
Hack Dad gets all whiny and complain-y about life not going how he wants it to.

17 Recommended Podcasts To Help You Improve As A Writer and Human Being

Column by Michael David Wilson
A selection of podcasts that will not only help you grow as a writer but as a human being.

How to Write When the Going Gets Tough

Column by Riki Cleveland
If you’ve ever found yourself unable to create in the bleakest of times, here are several ways to find your love for writing once again.
John Grisham Gives Away New Book for Free

John Grisham Gives Away New Book for Free

News by Raine Winters
Proof that writing can benefit a noble cause.

Writing Gave Me Hemorrhoids

Column by Peter Derk January 25, 2016
Writing gave me hemorrhoids. Don't let it happen to you.

Exercises All Writers Need To Do

Column by Jessica Meddows April 17, 2015
Sitting at your desk, hunched over your keyboard is one of the worst things for your body, and one of the occupational hazards of being a writer. Read the exercises you should be doing to help this.
The Pen That Fights Flu?

The Pen That Fights Flu?

News by Peter Derk April 7, 2015
Would you rather eat off a toilet seat or a plate of pens?
Amazon, Anti-Vaxx, Barnes & Noble, Censorship, News, Self-publishing

Self-Published Book About Not Vaccinating Kids Trolled Hard By Amazon Reviewers

News by Rob Hart February 10, 2015
Here's one of Amazons reviews: "As a carpenter who specializes in itty bitty coffins I can't say enough good things about this book, my customer base has been growing at an epidemic rate!"
eBooks, Sleep, and the Threat To Your Rectum

eBooks, Sleep, and the Threat To Your Rectum

News by Peter Derk December 23, 2014
Tablets, smartphones, and colorectal cancer. Sleep tight.

You Make Me Sick: 5 Novels About Disease

Column by Ed Sikov August 11, 2014
Illness is a great subject for literature; it's surprising there aren't more disease novels.
Fatal Allergy Prevents Student From Finishing University

Mightier Than The Sword: Fatal Allergy Prevents Student From Finishing University

News by Nathan Scalia
University student Kirsty Ashman's severe dust allergy puts her life at risk whenever she opens a book.

7 Horrifying Ailments Named After Literary Characters

Column by Kimberly Turner July 15, 2013
From ten-month-long sleep sessions to extreme vanity and homicidal jealousy, these seven horrifying medical conditions show us just how tough some of literature's favorite characters had it.
Tom Piccirilli's Long Road To Recovery

Tom Piccirilli's Long Road To Recovery

News by Benoît Lelièvre October 8, 2012
Author Tom Piccirilli successfully underwent surgery last Monday. He is now back home and recovering. You can still contribute to the fundraiser or help by purchasing a book.