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

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.

The 10 Worst Things About Shakespeare

Column by Peter Derk April 23, 2019
Between his time travel shenanigans and lack of appeal, it's hard to say why we all love this dude.

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!