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

The Top Three Things Your Character Needs

Column by Cina Pelayo
Want to write memorable characters? You're going to want to give them these.

29 Binge-able Comics For Your Weekend

Column by Peter Derk
Presented for your pants-less weekend enjoyment

9 Times the Book was Better than the Movie

Column by Annie Neugebauer July 9, 2019
Last column I highlighted 9 times the movie was better than the book. Now it's time to balance things out.

5 Business Savvy Books Every Author Should Read

Column by Andrea J. Johnson
We’ve identified five books that walk the line between craft and commercialism to offer writers the truth behind how their art becomes an entity when the marketing process begins.

10 Tips to Slaughter Insecurity

Column by Gabino Iglesias
Writers are an insecure bunch. Here's some advice on how to solve that.

The 3 Worst Duties I Performed As A Librarian

Column by Peter Derk June 25, 2019
At the end of a 15-year librarian stint, which 3 moments stick out the most?

5 Horrifying Books Outside The Horror Genre

Column by Autumn Christian June 24, 2019
Horror is not just a genre, it is a feeling. And it is inescapable, no matter what kind of books you read.

Every Single Redwall Book—Ranked

Column by Emmanuel Nataf
To commemorate Brian Jacques’ 80th birthday this June, here is a ranking of all 22 Redwall books.

6 Books To Celebrate Pride Month

Column by Stephanie Bonjack
Pride month is an opportunity to celebrate diversity and reflect on the history of the LGBTQ+ community. Here are a few titles to broaden your horizons.

13 Books That Wouldn't Be Published Today

Column by Peter Derk June 17, 2019
Is 2019 too sensitive for these titles?

9 Times the Movie was Better than the Book

Column by Annie Neugebauer June 10, 2019
The book was better than the movie. The book is always better than the movie. Except when it’s not.

How I Did an Unintentional Book Tour Without a Budget

Column by Gabino Iglesias June 5, 2019
I never thought I'd do a book tour. And then all of a sudden I was on one, even though I was broke. Here's how it happened.

8 Superb Books to Celebrate GLBT Month

Column by Emmanuel Nataf
While we believe LGBTQ+ stories should be incorporated into people’s reading lists year-round, here are eight diverse and truly superb books to help your celebrate GLBT Book Month this June.

The Most Nonsensical Terms Used in Book Blurbs

Column by Peter Derk June 3, 2019
Are you seeing these everywhere too? Are you *gasp* blurbing books this way?

The Importance of Work in Translation

Column by Gabino Iglesias
Unless you know at least two dozen languages, work in translation is crucial to understand the world and to consider yourself well read.

Summer Reading for Writers

Column by Joshua Isard
Who says writers shouldn't enjoy a summer read?

5 Reasons Amazon is a Necessary Evil

Column by Gabino Iglesias
I hate Amazon as much as you, but I also love it. Yeah, it's complicated. Here's why.

10 Things Every Horror Writer Should Read

Column by Repo Kempt
Given the limited amount of reading time in our lives, it's important not to waste time consuming material that won't help us progress and develop.

12 of the Weirdest Star Wars Novels in the Galaxy

Column by Peter Derk
Dead heroes, hard-boiled detectives, and space oboes. It's all here.

10 Tips for a Superb Reading

Column by Gabino Iglesias
Reading your work in public matters. A lot. Here's how to do it right.

Ten Books to Celebrate Asian Pacific Heritage Month

Column by Stephanie Bonjack
May is Asian Pacific Heritage Month. Celebrate with these titles, handpicked for you!

Writers In Movies: What Do They Get Right?

Column by Peter Derk
Are writers in movies like real writers? At all?

9 Fiction Pet Peeves

Column by Annie Neugebauer
Everyone loves a good rant. How about some ranting about those tropes and recurring annoyances that pop up in books, shows, and movies? My top 9 pet peeves.

20 Comics To Cure Your 'Avengers: Endgame' Hangover

Column by Peter Derk
And just maybe cure the old fashioned kind of hangover while you're at it.

5 Key Things to Know About Harry Potter Day

Column by Emmanuel Nataf
To commemorate May 2nd, AKA Harry Potter Day, AKA The Battle of Hogwarts, here are five nuggets of trivia you may not know about the 31st chapter.