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

10 Books to Distract You From the Awful Shit Happening Right Now

Column by Christopher Shultz November 22, 2016
If you have no more fucks to give, why not curl up with some "happy place" books?

10 Great Horror Books That Will Never Be Movies

Column by Gabino Iglesias November 18, 2016
Some horror books prove that not every novel can be turned into a film.

When Authors Read Their Own Audiobooks: 5 Great Performances

Column by Bart Bishop November 16, 2016
A look at some of the best audiobook performances, as read by the authors.

The 11 Best And Worst Comic Book Things I Did This Year

Column by Peter Derk
How do you fall in love with comics again?

5 Reasons To Keep A Record Of What You Read

Column by Christine J. Schmidt November 10, 2016
Add another level to your reading ritual by keeping a record of what you read.

Ten Obsessions that Murder Writing Careers

Column by Gabino Iglesias November 8, 2016
Some obsessions are great, but a few of them can hinder your ability to develop a successful writing career.

9 Questions Writers Hate to be Asked

Column by Annie Neugebauer November 4, 2016
Please, don't ask a writer these questions.

5 Benefits of Using a Typewriter on Your First Draft

Column by Max Booth III November 3, 2016
Just please don't bring it to a coffee shop.

Storyville: 10 Lesser-Known Stephen King Books Worth Reading

Column by Richard Thomas October 28, 2016
10 lesser-known books by the master of horror that are worth your attention.

The Horror Fiction Atlas: 7 Spooky Books with Settings You Can Actually Visit

Column by Leah Dearborn
There are exciting stops for the more macabre among us all over the country, so here are just a few to start Halloween off with.

10 Poems to Old-School Your Halloween

Column by Annie Neugebauer October 27, 2016
Watching horror movies is an obvious way to celebrate the 31st, but if you want something a little more atmospheric, gathering around a campfire and reading some creepy poems aloud can’t be beat.

12 Horror Novellas to Read on Halloween Night

Column by Max Booth III October 24, 2016
Short spooks perfect for Halloween night.

5 Spooky Non-Fiction Reads for Halloween

Column by George Cotronis
Truly spooky non-fiction books. Do they exist? Join me as I go through five terrifying offerings from the non-fiction shelf.

6 Horrible Comic Book Presidents (and One Good One)

Column by Bart Bishop October 20, 2016
A look at the last 40 years of comic book political satire, with real presidents turned into supervillains and supervillains turned into presidents.

Well-Written Horror Films: Part IV

Column by Christopher Shultz October 19, 2016
Looking for scares alongside quality storytelling? Look no further...

22 of the Best And Worst Promotional Products For Your Book Release

Column by Peter Derk
What kind of junk can you slap your book onto for trade shows, giveaways, and to generally annoy everyone?

6 Twist Endings Every Writer Loves (That Are Bullshit)

Column by Max Booth III October 14, 2016
Max Booth III was a ghostwriter for M. Night Shyamalan the whole time.

A Book Reviewer's Bill Of Rights

Column by Peter Derk October 12, 2016
Can you trash a book? Smack Talk an author? These 10 amendments make up the book reviewer's Bill of Rights.

The 10 Types of Horror Stories I’d Love To Read

Column by Richard Thomas October 11, 2016
Here are ten horror story ideas I'd love to see.

8 Ways To Salvage Your Yearly Writing Goals

Column by Riki Cleveland
The year might be speeding to its inevitable end, but rest assured you’ve got plenty of time to salvage your writing goals and make the most of 2016.

Four Life Lessons I Learned from Reading 'The Girl on the Train'

Column by Cath Murphy October 10, 2016
'The Girl on the Train' is so much more than a best selling book and a movie. Hidden within this story of suburban angst and buffers are messages of timeless wisdom.

10 Reasons Why Social Media Doesn't Do A Damn Thing For Writers

Column by Peter Derk October 5, 2016
Your book isn't selling despite your social media efforts? Welcome to the club.

23 Translations: What Your Editor's Queries REALLY Mean

Column by Holly Kothe October 4, 2016
“Author query” can be a confusing term. We know how frustrating and delicate writing queries for agents and publishers can be. This is a whole other circus: the query from the Other Side.

4 Ways To Develop Your Non-Fiction Voice

Column by Keith Rawson
Want to write essays and other such bric-a-brac? Maybe this column will gear you up for the task.