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

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.

10 Things We Can Learn About Writing from 'You’re the Worst'

Column by Max Booth III September 26, 2016
We dig deep into Stephen Falk's complicated FXX series.

They’re All Going To Laugh At You!: 5 Ways To Overcome Anxiety While Writing Your First Novel

Column by Keith Rawson September 26, 2016
Ah, do the first novel blues have you biting your nails and tearing out clumps of hair? Hopefully this listicle will help you find a little balance.

6 Annoying Things Writers Are Asked To Do And How To Ask Anyway

Column by Peter Derk September 21, 2016
Are you thinking of asking a writer friend for help with something? Maybe you should think twice.

10 Standard Texts for Junior High and High School English Class: Just How Great Are They?

Column by Christopher Shultz September 19, 2016
Just about everyone reads 'The Great Gatsby' or 'Romeo and Juliet' in their formative years...but should they?

7 Reasons Why Every Writer Should Journal

Column by Michael David Wilson September 16, 2016
A discussion of the joys and benefits of journaling.

6 Independent Comics and Graphic Novels You Need To Read This Fall

Column by Leah Dearborn September 16, 2016
A list of comics and graphic novels that would be perfect for a fall day and a mug of apple cider.

10 Horror Stories Nobody Wants to Read

Column by Max Booth III September 9, 2016
Here's why your dumb story keeps getting rejected.

Five Kick-Ass Small-Press Books That Deserve a Bigger Readership

Column by Susan DeFreitas September 8, 2016
Books from big publishers tend to get big love from media outlets, booksellers, and readers. But the small press publishing landscape is full of books that are just as great, but weirder.