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

Reading Haruki Murakami: A Primer

Column by Michael David Wilson March 19, 2019
An introduction into the wonderful surrealist world of Haruki Murakami.

22 Unorthodox Methods For Tidying Your Book Collection

Column by Peter Derk
Let's get brutal, silly, and illogical about our book collections.

The Five Habits of Highly Effective Horror Fiction Podcasts

Column by Luke Kondor
Want to start a fiction podcast? Here's what worked for the successful The Other Stories Podcast.

8 Dr. Seuss Books You Positively Can't Live Without

Column by Emmanuel Nataf
On March 2nd, we celebrate the prolific Dr. Seuss’s 115th birthday! To honor his legacy, we've compiled eight of his very best works (best enjoyed with a side of green eggs and ham).

10 Black Caribbean Authors You Need to Read

Column by Gabino Iglesias
Every month is a great month to read black authors, but February is a good time to remind readers of this. Here are some authors that will help you explore the black experience in the Caribbean.

8 Books You Should Read Before Seeing The Movie This Awards Season

Column by Emmanuel Nataf
Eight films based on books that have been nominated for awards this season. Have you read and/or watched them? Is the book better? Weigh in with your thoughts!

10 Books That Feel Like Exes

Column by Gabino Iglesias
Different books stay with you for different reasons. Not all those reasons are good.

The 13 Best Women Writing Horror Today

Column by Meredith Borders February 15, 2019
It's Women in Horror Month, so let's talk women in horror!

If Books Were Assorted Chocolates

Column by Peter Derk
You thought comparing apples and oranges was tough. How about chocolates and books?

5 Unconventional Methods of Writing a Story

Column by Max Booth III
Instead of surrendering to writer's block, give these ideas a try.

50 Provocative Questions About Romantic Subplots

Column by Peter Derk
Asking the hard, sweaty, breathless, demanding questions of romantic subplots.

The Top 10 Fake Books in Movies

Column by David James Keaton
I've lost the ability to finish a book, but luckily there's a loophole. Fake books in movies! They're as good or as bad as you want them to be.

10 Must-Know Tips For Outlining Your Novel

Column by Emmanuel Nataf February 6, 2019
If you're struggling to get your novel off of the ground, an outline can potentially rescue you from all of your toils.

9 Ways to Celebrate Women in Horror Month

Column by Annie Neugebauer
Whether you’re new to Women in Horror Month or ringing it in for the tenth time, here are 9 ideas for how to celebrate.

How to Submit Writing Like A Relentless Force of Nature

Column by Peter Derk
Don't get down. Get published.

5 Books About Death and Renewal for the New Year

Column by Stephanie Bonjack January 25, 2019
New Year's Resolutions not your thing? Perhaps a meditation on death and renewal will get you focused for the year. My suggestions to get you started.

"Indie for life! But wait...": The Agent Conundrum

Column by Gabino Iglesias January 24, 2019
To agent or not to agent, that is the question.

13 Novels Set in the World of Myth

Column by Steph Post January 22, 2019
Thirteen modern novels which feature mythological settings and elements.

Most Anticipated Books of the First Half of 2019

Column by Gabino Iglesias
2018 was an awesome year for books, but it looks like 2019 wants to blow its predecessor out of the water.

5 Reasons We Love To Hate Jonathan Franzen

Column by Peter Derk January 16, 2019
Haters gonna hate. But are the reasons legit?

Instead of Joining a Book Club This Year, Subscribe To a Literary Podcast

Column by Emmanuel Nataf
Make it your New Year's Resolution to find and read more books through the literary world's secret weapon: podcasts.

10 Novels Featuring Edgar Allan Poe As A Character

Column by Christopher Shultz January 9, 2019
In honor of Poe's 210th birthday, we take a look at ten different fictional takes on the troubled literary figure.

The 'Narrow Your Horizons' Reading Challenge

Column by Peter Derk
Are you tired of people telling you what and how to read? Sick of so-called reading challenges that don't care about your feelings? Bad reading challenges are the sickness. We've got the cure.

How to Set Writing Goals for 2019 — the Right Way

Column by Emmanuel Nataf
How will you set your writing goals this year to make sure that you actually achieve them? By following these five steps.

7 Ways to Turn Your Writing Resolutions into Realities

Column by Gabino Iglesias
The new year is almost here and you want to make it your best writing year yet. Here's how you can help make that happen.