The S-Word: Never Tell Someone They "Should" Read A Book

Column by Peter Derk May 2, 2022
You're using the wrong words to recommend books, and it's costing you readers.

Small Press Xmas Lit Tour

Column by Peter Derk
Like driving around and looking at the best light displays, except your parents aren't there, you can be loaded, and it's all great, weird, small press books.

The Swartzwelder Method: Because Writing Should Be Fun

Column by Peter Derk
From the writer of 59 episodes of The Simpsons.

Mistakes I Made With My Self-Published Book Covers

Column by Peter Derk May 3, 2021
Don't follow in my footsteps. Don't repeat my mistakes.

John Swartzwelder Is The Funniest Writer You're Not Reading

Column by Peter Derk June 27, 2016
Truly funny books are not easy to come by. Lucky for us, John Swartzwelder has written a dozen.