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

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.

HAPPY GRAMMAR DAY: 10 Facts About Grammar You Can Use to Annoy Your Loved Ones

Column by Taylor Houston March 4, 2016
OK, so they aren't facts, and they are not all grammar-related, but most of your loved ones will just want you to shut up anyway.

14 Things That Prove Tyra Banks' 'Modelland' Is The Craziest Book Ever

Column by Peter Derk March 3, 2016
Tyra Banks' 'Modelland' is, without a doubt, the craziest, insane-est, weirdest, wackiest, a-lot-of-things-est book ever written. And I'll prove it to you.

6 Ways To Spring Clean Your Writing

Column by Leah Dearborn March 2, 2016
We're on the threshold of spring, and it's time for some cleaning.

5 Unconventional Gifts for Writers (to Sharpen Craft and Productivity)

Column by Michael David Wilson February 29, 2016
Looking for something a little different to buy the writer in your life? Here are some presents that will leave your loved one more efficient which means more time to spend with you. Win-win.

10 Tips on How To Find or Form the Critique Group of Your Dreams

Column by Riki Cleveland February 29, 2016
It’s been said that no critique partners are better than bad critique partners, but how exactly do you find the group that will help you rise to the next level?

Kindling Love: 9 of the Strangest Erotic Stories on Kindle

Column by Peter Derk February 19, 2016
Pimp dinos, astronaut dinos, and other things non-dino: the weirdest Kindle erotica.

6 Coloring Books You Won’t Be Sharing With the Kids

Column by Riki Cleveland February 18, 2016
Whether you’re looking for a little mild relaxation with abstract, flowing designs, or are in the mood for something a little bolder, there’s an adult coloring book that you can call your very own.

5 Lessons the Short Fiction of Jorge Luis Borges Can Teach Writers

Column by Susan DeFreitas
The work of Argentine master Jorge Luis Borges--often described as "ingenious" and "magic"--offers some sturdy truths for younger writers whose work doesn't quite fit the modern mold.

6 Mainstream Comic Book Characters as Written by Non-Comic Book Authors

Column by Bart Bishop
A look at six different authors not known for writing Marvel and DC characters tackling them in novel form.

5 Famous Bestsellers That Were Rejected (And 50 More)

Column by Michael David Wilson
Rejection is hard, but it's universal. We highlight 55 bestsellers that were rejected.

Wanted: 8 of Literature's Most Dangerous Couples

Column by Leah Dearborn February 11, 2016
“Dangerous” depends on your point of view, but these characters generally fit the bill if you're a law-abiding human being with a sliver of common sense.

7 Romantic Valentine's Day Novels

Column by Riki Cleveland
Looking for love this Valentine's Day? Find your perfect romance in the pages of these seven novels, just in time for the holiday.

10 Love Poems Beyond Roses Are Red

Column by Peter Derk February 9, 2016
'Roses are red' just doesn't cut it anymore. Load up with some real poetry.

The 5 Stages Of Realizing Your Lover Is Not A Book Lover

Column by Christine J. Schmidt
It's hard to accept, but accept you must.

10 Things to Read (or Watch) Instead of Watching the Super Bowl

Column by Leah Dearborn February 5, 2016
This article isn't intended to serve as a PSA against football, people who watch football, or people who have football-shaped heads.

Five Literary Sex Scenes You Wish You'd Written

Column by JS Breukelaar January 29, 2016
Unearned sex scenes are hard to swallow. Here are five writers that get to the guts of what's at stake when we get naked.

The Best Book Covers of 2015

Column by George Cotronis January 28, 2016
The Best Book Covers of 2015, chosen by George Cotronis.

Screw Your Resolution: 10 Dystopian Beauty Narratives

Column by Leah Dearborn
Whether fully dystopian or just disillusioned, these books will give you the perfect excuse to cancel that gym membership you'll only use for a month anyway.

Three Books About... Beginnings

Column by Cath Murphy
Are memoirs true? Of course they aren't.

10 Mistakes (Almost) Every Rookie Writer Makes

Column by Susan DeFreitas January 22, 2016
Are you ready to go pro? Or are you still making rookie mistakes?

30 Much Anticipated Young Adult Novels for the First Half of 2016

Column by Riki Cleveland January 18, 2016
From sought-after sequels to fresh, debut voices, here are thirty of our most anticipated YA releases for the first half of 2016.

6 Self-Help Books That Actually Help

Column by Peter Derk
Help yourself with life, games, curse words in book titles, and leaving a bizarre legacy.

5 Troublesome Birthday Parties in Literature and Film

Column by Ed Sikov
Hate your birthday? Here are five bad, sad, or just plain wacky birthday parties in literature, theater, and film.