Column by Kat Hausler
'Retrograde' author Kat Hausler ponders the question: Should you base your characters on people you know? Well, yes and no...
Column by Richard Thomas
A few ideas on how to tap into your inner darkness, as we approach Halloween.
Column by Jeff Noon
Part 1 of Jeff's 10 part series on the writing of his new novel, "A Man of Shadows."
Column by Brian Allen Carr July 18, 2017
A discussion of how writers take, steal and borrow content, and why.
Column by Annie Neugebauer July 6, 2017
Unless you're lucky, you probably don’t get a whole summer off anymore. But who doesn’t want one? Writers can still capture those summer vibes – even when we’re working through the hot months.
I Can’t Let You Go Without Tapping That Ass...One...More...Time: Revisiting 'Death Proof' Ten Years LaterColumn by Max Booth III
Don't @ me, but this movie may have inspired me to become a writer.
Column by Gabino Iglesias June 23, 2017
Strange experiences, new situations, and faraway galaxies are all great, but sometimes looking inside yourself and revisiting your memories is the best thing you can do for your writing.
Column by Max Booth III February 17, 2017
Screw you, silence!
Column by Max Booth III
When all else fails, you can always put a tie on your cat and send him to the office in your stead.
Column by Michael David Wilson July 22, 2016
Michael David Wilson examines ten non-fiction books that have changed his life for the better.
Column by Max Booth III April 27, 2016
Songs to inspire kickass car chases, shootouts, and sexy sex scenes, amongst other things.
Column by Richard Thomas April 21, 2016
Here are some of my favorite recent films, and ways they can inform and inspire your writing.
Column by Max Booth III March 10, 2016
Terrible jobs can train writers how to survive in a world that is constantly attempting to take a dump on their heads.
Column by Rob Hart
If you want to get the feel for a town, strip clubs are a good place to start. Rob Hart shares his strip club experiences and how they've influenced his new novel, CITY OF ROSE.