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

Six Habits of Prolific Writers (and How to Make Them Yours)

Column by Riki Cleveland May 18, 2016
If you’ve ever fought to get the work done or dreamed of being a high-volume writer, here are six habits to cultivate.

5 Reasons Why Children's Books Are Bullshit

Column by Max Booth III May 17, 2016
5 reasons why you should reconsider what you read your dumb children.

10 Beautiful Science Books

Column by Leah Dearborn May 13, 2016
It takes a special kind of genius to explain some of the most complex subjects known to man, in a manner that's both accurate and linguistically elegant.

How to Create an Award-Winning Magazine Without Ever Spending a Dime

Column by Max Booth III May 13, 2016
Call us when you have a real challenge.

30 Reasons Spider-Man Is the World's Greatest Hero

Column by Peter Derk May 10, 2016
Just in case 'Captain America: Civil War' didn't convince, here are thirty reasons Spider-Man is the best of the best.

11 Chumptastic Reasons That Book Clubs Are For Chumps

Column by Peter Derk April 28, 2016
Book clubs are for chumps. I'll prove it in 10 reasons or less.

Crowdfunding for Writers: 10 Tips for Running a Successful Patreon Campaign

Column by Susan DeFreitas April 26, 2016
Wondering which platform is the best fit for your writing? The new kid on the crowdfunding block may be your new best friend.

10 Reasons Why Books Are Always Better Than Boys

Column by Riki Cleveland
Books or boys? How is a girl to chose? Here are ten reasons why books will never let you down.

5 Works of Art Ripe for the Storyteller's Plucking

Column by Christopher Shultz
Some visual writing prompts speak, and some of them scream.

Storyville: Six Dark Contemporary Films That Can Inspire Your Fiction

Column by Richard Thomas April 21, 2016
Here are some of my favorite recent films, and ways they can inform and inspire your writing.

The 10 Most Compelling Hitlers in Fiction

Column by Peter Derk April 20, 2016
Some of the weirdest, wackiest, dare I say most compelling fictional portrayals of Adolf Hitler.

Six Ways Pets Improve Your Writing

Column by Raine Winters April 19, 2016
WARNING: Extreme cuteness contained within.

22 of the Best Single Sentences on Writing

Column by Christopher Shultz April 8, 2016
If good writing is succinct and concise, then shouldn't the same be true of writing advice?

6 Killer Death Scenes to Tattoo On Your Writer's Brain

Column by JS Breukelaar April 8, 2016
Great death scenes take you along for the ride but leave you short, alone, not quite dead yourself, but not quite as alive as you thought you were. Or maybe more so.

7 Valuable Pinterest Tips for Writers

Column by Riki Cleveland
From before you sit down to your work in progress to marketing your finished novel, here is a list of ways for making the most out of Pinterest as a writer.

Every Danielle Steel Novel Summarized in 140 Characters or Less

Column by Joshua Chaplinsky April 1, 2016
Three interns died while researching this article. Their efforts were not in vain.

Dealing With Self-Doubt: Tips from 7 Popular Authors

Column by Michael David Wilson March 25, 2016
If you deal with self-doubt you're in good company. Here are tips from seven popular authors to help you deal with it.

Four Famous Writers Whose Prose Was Crap

Column by Cath Murphy March 22, 2016
Do you sometimes read over your work and wince? Don't worry, even the literary greats wrote prose that sucked balls.

5 Original Superhero Creations in Prose Form

Column by George Cotronis
Superheroes normally live in comic books. Here's a look at original superhero fiction in prose form.

16 Books About Madness

Column by Christopher Shultz March 21, 2016
Forget basketball and go crazy for real!!!

5 Movies That Influenced Quentin Tarantino’s 'Reservoir Dogs'

Column by Michael David Wilson
Exploring the movies that influenced Quentin Tarantino's 'Reservoir Dogs'.

7 Tips on How To Write a Better Open Letter

Column by Peter Derk
If you insist on writing an open letter, read this first.

Five Great Folk Horror Novels

Column by George Cotronis March 11, 2016
Stories of witchcraft, old gods and old religions, the blurred lines between the natural and the supernatural; this is folk horror.

A Rose By Any Other Name: 5 Episodes of Literary Mistaken Identity

Column by Leah Dearborn
Sometimes authors willingly direct readers away from their true identities. Occasionally, however, issues of authorship and identity are more complex or decidedly less purposeful.

Ten Tips on How to Pitch Your Book to Review Bloggers and Not Get Ignored

Column by Riki Cleveland March 8, 2016
Here are ten tips that will set you apart and get you noticed when it comes to approaching book bloggers for reviews.