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

Mmm, Delicious: 10 Books to Read After Watching 'The Green Inferno'

Column by Max Booth III October 5, 2015
Books to devour now that you're in the cannibal mood.

4 Things the Wild Success of 'Mr. Robot' Can Teach Us About Writing

Column by Cath Murphy
'Mr. Robot' has transformed its parent network USA from sad loser to crowing superstar. How? With superb writing. Here's what we can learn from its success.

When Critics Are Assholes: 8 Great Books That Got Slammed

Column by Ed Sikov October 2, 2015
In the literary justice system, critic-based offenses are considered particularly heinous. Idiots are to blame. These are their stories.

18 Things to do Before I Die: The Book Vendor’s Bucket List

Column by Max Booth III September 30, 2015
The essential list for every serious convention book vendor.

12 Productive Ways to be Unproductive

Column by Leah Dearborn September 28, 2015
Procrastination doesn’t have to be a complete waste of time. Instead, it can be only sort of a waste of time.

Ten Movie/TV Tie-In Cookbooks

Column by Christopher Shultz September 25, 2015
Submitted for your reading and culinary pleasures, here are some TV/Movie-themed cookbooks that will either make you salivate or scratch your head.

5 Old School Writing Rules That Need To Retire

Column by Taylor Houston September 25, 2015
The article in which I call out my Alma Mater for being stodgy ol’ hypocrites.

7 YA Novels Featuring Lesbian and Bisexual Girls

Column by Riki Cleveland
With increased exposure and reader’s desire to see themselves in the pages of the books they read, there are more young adult novels that explore the lesbian and bisexual experience. Here are seven.

5 Explosive Gothic Bonfires

Column by Leah Dearborn
Is there an underlying reason for this theme, or do old mansions just make really good tinder for marshmallow roasting?

How To Scare Your Reader: 11 Tips From 11 Horror Writers

Column by Michael David Wilson September 23, 2015
How do you scare your reader? Perhaps the ultimate question. 11 horror writers tackle the question and provide their expert advice.

35 Reasons You Are a Terrible Writer and Should Give Up Immediately

Column by Max Booth III September 21, 2015
Face it. You are never going to be a good writer. Here's why.

6 Books That Would Make Great Reality TV Shows

Column by Christine J. Schmidt
These books could easily jump off the page and onto your screens.

10 Author Tips for Con Appearances

Column by George Cotronis September 10, 2015
Tips and advice for a pleasant convention experience.

6 Reasons Everyone Should Read "A Head Full of Ghosts" by Paul Tremblay

Column by Michael David Wilson September 9, 2015
'A Head Full of Ghosts' by Paul Tremblay is the horror book of the summer. It's so frightening a story, it even scared the hell out of Stephen King! Find out why you should be reading it right now.

10 Things Every Author Needs On Their Website

Column by Peter Derk September 9, 2015
If your author web site doesn't have these 10 things, you're losing.

Go Back to Boarding School With These 7 Young Adult Novels

Column by Riki Cleveland
Go back to school with these seven young adult novels featuring a lush boarding school setting.

4 Storytelling Lessons We Can Learn from the Giant Fuckup that was True Detective Season 2

Column by Cath Murphy September 8, 2015
Even Colin Farrell's moustache couldn't save TD2 from being a giant disappointment. We can learn. We can do better.

Deadpool's Greatest Hits: 6 Must Reads

Column by BH Shepherd
Now that the Deadpool movie is officially happening, here's a look back at some of the character's best comics.

10 Really Obnoxious Things Writers Do

Column by Rob Hart September 8, 2015
The title says it all. Buckle up. Put on your helmet. Rob Hart is about to hurt some feelings.

5 Lessons For Your DIY Audiobook

Column by Peter Derk August 31, 2015
You can make your own audiobook. Just take this advice first.

6 Ways to Save a Mary Sue

Column by Robbie Blair August 28, 2015
If you've realized that you accidentally wrote a Mary Sue, this article will help you change that overpowered lead into a relatable character.

Teens in Tinseltown: Six Hollywood YA Novels

Column by Riki Cleveland
America’s fascination with all things Hollywood knows no bounds, and luckily there are many young adult novels depicting the high profile lives of the stars to keep readers satisfied.

5 Female Short Story Writers You Should Be Reading RIGHT NOW!

Column by Keith Rawson August 24, 2015
Here's five female short story writers you should be reading not tomorrow, not an hour from now, but right f*cking NOW!

7 Reasons Why A Mailing List Is More Important Than Social Media

Column by Michael David Wilson
A case for using an email list over social media to communicate with your audience.

25 Book Marketing Ideas for the Desperate and Shameless: Field Test

Column by Peter Derk August 20, 2015
When Max Booth III suggested 25 desperate marketing ideas, it was only a matter of time until someone tried them out.