Top 5s, Top 10s, even Top 8's. Everyone loves lists! And we have a ton of 'em!

30 of Webster's Worst Words

Column by Peter Derk
Neologisms regarding the embiggenment of bougie wanderworts and artisanal hophead concerns.

10 Writers Killing It On Twitter in 2019

Column by Gabino Iglesias
Twitter is a crucial part of a writer's platform. Here are some folks doing it right.

Required Reading: Hellboy And The Mignolaverse

Column by Peter Derk April 11, 2019
It starts with Hellboy, but it ends with a ghost man in a bubble suit, a plague of frogs, and a Screw-On Head.

How To Make The Most of D.E.A.R. This April

Column by Emmanuel Nataf
To celebrate Beverly Cleary's birthday, “Drop Everything and Read” (or D.E.A.R.) is celebrated annually April 12th. To help you make the most of this day, here is a list of books all ages can enjoy.

10 Authors Who Should Run for President

Column by Gabino Iglesias
I would vote for these folks, and they would probably do a decent job.

9 Reasons You Should Write Short Fiction

Column by Annie Neugebauer
Are you a writer who's only tried your hand at novels, poetry, or essays? Here are 9 reasons writing short fiction might be worth your time.

6 Reasons We Should Celebrate Hans Christian Andersen — 214 Years After His Birth

Column by Emmanuel Nataf
One of our greatest fairy tale writers ever, Hans Christian Andersen was born 214 years ago. Here's why we should raise a toast to him today.

A List of Books I Recommended to Autumn Christian for "Girl Like a Bomb"

Column by Christoph Paul
Editors suggest books to inspire writers. Here is an example.

The Literary Influences Behind Jordan Peele's "Us"

Column by Christopher Shultz
There are film references abound in Jordan Peele's latest, but the written word also plays an important role in its proceedings.

11 Classic Poetry Collections to Celebrate World Poetry Day

Column by Emmanuel Nataf
Check out 11 of the best poetry collections of modern literature to celebrate World Poetry Day!

Reading Haruki Murakami: A Primer

Column by Michael David Wilson March 19, 2019
An introduction into the wonderful surrealist world of Haruki Murakami.

22 Unorthodox Methods For Tidying Your Book Collection

Column by Peter Derk
Let's get brutal, silly, and illogical about our book collections.

The Five Habits of Highly Effective Horror Fiction Podcasts

Column by Luke Kondor
Want to start a fiction podcast? Here's what worked for the successful The Other Stories Podcast.

8 Dr. Seuss Books You Positively Can't Live Without

Column by Emmanuel Nataf
On March 2nd, we celebrate the prolific Dr. Seuss’s 115th birthday! To honor his legacy, we've compiled eight of his very best works (best enjoyed with a side of green eggs and ham).

10 Black Caribbean Authors You Need to Read

Column by Gabino Iglesias
Every month is a great month to read black authors, but February is a good time to remind readers of this. Here are some authors that will help you explore the black experience in the Caribbean.

8 Books You Should Read Before Seeing The Movie This Awards Season

Column by Emmanuel Nataf
Eight films based on books that have been nominated for awards this season. Have you read and/or watched them? Is the book better? Weigh in with your thoughts!

10 Books That Feel Like Exes

Column by Gabino Iglesias
Different books stay with you for different reasons. Not all those reasons are good.

The 13 Best Women Writing Horror Today

Column by Meredith Borders February 15, 2019
It's Women in Horror Month, so let's talk women in horror!

If Books Were Assorted Chocolates

Column by Peter Derk
You thought comparing apples and oranges was tough. How about chocolates and books?

5 Unconventional Methods of Writing a Story

Column by Max Booth III February 13, 2019
Instead of surrendering to writer's block, give these ideas a try.

50 Provocative Questions About Romantic Subplots

Column by Peter Derk
Asking the hard, sweaty, breathless, demanding questions of romantic subplots.

The Top 10 Fake Books in Movies

Column by David James Keaton
I've lost the ability to finish a book, but luckily there's a loophole. Fake books in movies! They're as good or as bad as you want them to be.

10 Must-Know Tips For Outlining Your Novel

Column by Emmanuel Nataf February 6, 2019
If you're struggling to get your novel off of the ground, an outline can potentially rescue you from all of your toils.

9 Ways to Celebrate Women in Horror Month

Column by Annie Neugebauer
Whether you’re new to Women in Horror Month or ringing it in for the tenth time, here are 9 ideas for how to celebrate.

How to Submit Writing Like A Relentless Force of Nature

Column by Peter Derk
Don't get down. Get published.