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

Stephen King's Nine Worst Books and Why I Still Love Them

Column by Jay Wilburn
Even Stephen King's most loyal readers have their least favorite books. These nine are the ones Jay Wilburn puts at the bottom of his list, but he still loves many things about them.

Beach Reads for Indoor Types

Column by Peter Derk
Let's get the beach read off the beach and into your hands.

What Neil Breen's 5-Hour Retrospective Taught Me About Making Art

Column by Peter Derk
Yes, that Neil Breen. Yes, he had useful things to say.

I Just Spent A Year Exclusively Reading Women (and I Deserve No Congratulations For This)

Column by Christopher Shultz
Diversifying your reading list isn't a bragging moment. It's just what you should do.

Drunk on Literature: 10 Themed Book and Brew Pairings

Column by Peter Derk
Forget wine and cheese. This one's all about beers and reads!

Inconceivable: Social Media Branding Might Not Mean What You Think It Means

Column by Sadie Hartmann June 18, 2020
Social media branding has a bad rap. When people hear about "branding" they immediately think of corporate business strategies. Branding is important. Here's why.

The Most Memorable Duos in Literature to Celebrate National Best Friends Day

Column by Emmanuel Nataf
To celebrate National Best Friends Day, here are five dynamic duos sure to have you missing your own partner in crime.

15 Sports Reads To Get You Through The Pandemic

Column by Joshua Isard June 4, 2020
A lack of live sports has been tough on fans. Fortunately, there’s an abundance of literature about sports to keep us going.

Good Idea or Bad Idea: 100 Writers, Publishers, and Editors Weigh in on my Career Choices

Column by Jay Wilburn June 2, 2020
Jay Wilburn dared to ask 100 authors, publishers, editors and others in the publishing industry to weigh in on things he has done, is doing, or is thinking about doing as a writer.

5 Signs Your Reading Partner Is A Dud

Column by Lisa Bubert
I have plenty of dear friends and long-time pals on my “do not send” list. It’s not personal. It’s about finding what serves your work best.

Go Out to Dinner with These 7 Delicious Books

Column by Lisa Bubert
Miss going out to eat? Why not dine in with a good book? (Because really, you have no choice.)

Writing Advice From Metal Songs

Column by Elle Nash May 8, 2020
Take heed from these brutal overlords of shred and get back to work.

Horror Book Recommendations for Geminis

Column by Sadie Hartmann
The strongest attribute of Geminis is their duality, symbolized by the twins. This reading list will appease even the most fickle Gemini reader.

10 Hacks To Get The Most From Your eReader

Column by Peter Derk
You're not getting the best from your eReader. Yet...

10 Horror Novels You Should Not Try to Reinvent Unless You Are Awesome, Brave, and a Little Stupid

Column by Jay Wilburn
These 10 novels represent popular, important, or classic works of horror that might prove difficult for an author to reinvent, for a wide variety of reasons.

Listen Up: 9 Audiobook Hacks

Column by Annie Neugebauer
Get the most out of your audiobook experience, from saving money to choosing wisely to the habits of when and how you listen.

Celebrate Teen Literature Day with These Five YA Authors

Column by Karis Rogerson
Five YA authors and the books which are bound to change the life of the teens you know — and maybe yours in the process

The Gabino Iglesias Online MFA: First Semester

Column by Gabino Iglesias April 15, 2020
I created a perfect MFA. Here are the classes you'll take during the first semester.

10 Horror Bookstagrammers You Should Be Following

Column by Sadie Hartmann
The Instagram app is home to many niche hashtags, but probably none are as prolific as #bookstagram. Here are some Horror Genre bookstagrammers you should be following.

5 Classic Books to Re-Visit for International Children’s Book Day

Column by Emmanuel Nataf
To celebrate International Children's Book Day, here are five formative children’s books to dust off and re-visit on April 2.

Most Mischievous Pranksters in Literature

Column by Emmanuel Nataf
April Fool's is canceled this year (thank God!), but that doesn't mean we can't look to the past. So here are some of the most inventive and sly figures in literature.

5 Comfort Reads to Remind You of the World’s Resilience

Column by Lisa Bubert
Since our whole world is upside down right now, I figured we could use some uplifting reads.

Big-Time Author Bucket List

Column by Peter Derk
Everybody needs one. And you need to make it BEFORE you're big time.

Would You Please Read This? How to Get Book Blurbs

Column by Gabino Iglesias March 26, 2020
Along with writing a great synopsis, getting blurbs is something that gives many writers nightmares. Here are some tips to help you do it better.

13 Indie Publishers Producing Fresh, Hot, Horror Fiction

Column by Sadie Hartmann March 25, 2020
A baker's dozen of indie publishers changing the landscape of horror fiction for the better.