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

5 Lit-Friendly Cities You Can Expatriate To

Column by Christopher Shultz February 13, 2017
Has the political climate got you down? Are you ready to abandon your homeland and relocate to another country? Why not try these five literary destinations?

Three Secrets to a Cleaner First Draft

Column by Riki Cleveland February 8, 2017
If your first drafts are more unfit for public consumption than you’d really like, try these tips for a cleaner, more organized initial pass.

9 Facebook Posts by Authors We Don't Need to See in 2017

Column by Gabino Iglesias February 6, 2017
There's a lot of nonsense happening on Facebook, and it's time authors stop contributing to it.

A Writer's 5 Stages of Computer Failure

Column by Max Booth III February 2, 2017
Probably the worst thing to happen in 2016.

5 Tips for Turning Your Day Job into a Secret Writing Office

Column by Max Booth III
When all else fails, you can always put a tie on your cat and send him to the office in your stead.

Storyville: 10 Highly Anticipated Books for 2017

Column by Richard Thomas
Storyville brings you some of the most hotly anticipated releases coming out this year.

15 Books by POC You Should Buy Before Buying Rachel Dolezal's Nonsense

Column by Gabino Iglesias January 30, 2017
Literature by POC is now more important than ever. Here are fifteen outstanding books to get you started.

Southern Gothic: A Primer

Column by George Cotronis January 27, 2017
Southern Gothic: Crumbling plantations and dying lineages.

The Odd Jobs of 7 Famous Writers

Column by Max Booth III January 26, 2017
Oyster pirates and potato chip inspectors, oh my!

A List of 2017 Workshops & Conferences for Writers

Column by Riki Cleveland January 26, 2017
If your 2017 writing goals include networking or honing your craft, there’s no better place to do so than a writer’s conference or workshop.

9 Gothic Novels Less than 40 Years Old

Column by Annie Neugebauer January 23, 2017
Gothic fiction may be a genre born of tradition, but these 9 atmospheric novels aren’t even over the hill!

Top Ten Novels about Cold Weather

Column by Gabino Iglesias January 20, 2017
Wind. Snow. Ice. Sometimes these things can be boring, but sometimes they can be crucial to a story. Here are the ten books that deal with them the best.

7 Highly Anticipated Book Adaptations of 2017

Column by Max Booth III
Why read the book when you can just watch the movie, right? [ducks tomato]

Storyville: 101 Ways to Make 2017 Your Best Year as a Writer Yet

Column by Richard Thomas January 16, 2017
101 Ways to Make 2017 Your Best Year as a Writer Yet

The 10 Best Book Covers of 2016

Column by George Cotronis January 13, 2017
It's time to get ornery, because here is my annual list of the best book covers of the year.

It Could Be Worse: Five Nightmare Dystopias

Column by BH Shepherd
A look at some of the worst places to live from fiction, movies and games.

7 Tools for Keeping Your Writing Resolutions

Column by Riki Cleveland
Keep your writing resolutions and have your most productive year yet with these handy tools.

10 Things Every Reader Should Do in 2017

Column by Gabino Iglesias January 6, 2017
Everyone loves giving advice to writers. Now it's time to give advice to those who make it possible for writers to do what they do.

7 Books on Finance to Start Your Year Off Right

Column by Stephanie Bonjack
I start every year with a few books on finance. Follow this practice, make even one suggested change, and your future self will be richer and happier.

10 Politically Subversive Novels Veiled in Absurdism

Column by Christopher Shultz January 4, 2017
There are novels that come right out and say what they mean, with varying degrees of heavy-handedness. And then there are novels that make sweeping critiques through gross surrealism and absurdity.

13 Can't Miss 2017 Young Adult Releases

Column by Riki Cleveland
Whether you’ve got a holiday gift card to the bookstore burning a hole in your pocket, or you’re planning your 2017 book budget now, we’ve got a new highly anticipated release to add to your list.

The Guide To Building Your Own 2017 Reading Challenge

Column by Peter Derk December 26, 2016
When it comes to reading lists, it's time to stop consuming and start creating. Find out how.

The Fictional Wilderness: 5 Books for a Cold Winter

Column by George Cotronis
Sit down by the fire with a book about the cold and the wilderness.

5 Things to Do With Your New NaNoWriMo Book

Column by Max Booth III December 16, 2016
Hope you have some gasoline handy.

5 Classic Novels for the Revolution: Southwest Edition

Column by Susan DeFreitas December 16, 2016
The US prior to Nov. 8 was volatile, and now? What happens next is anyone's guess. These novels offer insights into some of the most explosive issues of our day--and how they might shape tomorrow.