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

Storyville: 10 of the Scariest Moments of 2015

Column by Richard Thomas October 23, 2015
The books and films that scared me the most in 2015.

5 Scary Books to Read This Halloween (Plus 100 more)

Column by Michael David Wilson October 22, 2015
Michael Wilson picks out five scary books to read this Halloween and then lists 100 more.

The Undead Don't Need Hall Passes: 7 YA Zombie Novels

Column by Riki Cleveland October 22, 2015
There’s something here for every YA horror fan, from humorous tales of zombie infestation to gory accounts of undead attacks. There’s no doubt about it; zombies are hot.

10 Well-Written Horror Films Part III: Season of the Witch

Column by Christopher Shultz October 20, 2015
The Halloween horror continues...and the earth will run with blood again!

LURID: Bible Bloodshed - 5 of the Goriest Episodes in Scripture

Column by Karina Wilson October 19, 2015
It's Donald Trump's favorite book. How bloodthirsty, really, is The Bible? Lurid takes a look at some of the goriest episodes in Scripture.

The Many Movie Incarnations of Peter Pan

Column by Leah Rhyne October 16, 2015
To celebration the release of the widely-panned PAN, a look at the many movie incarnations of Peter Pan...from the old to the new to the utterly bizarre!

The Best Horror Book Covers. Ever!

Column by George Cotronis October 15, 2015
We take a look at the best horror book covers ever made. According to me.

Every Goosebumps Book Summarized In One Sentence

Column by Peter Derk
In honor of Goosebumps, a sentence for every book in the original series.

Five Situations Horror Characters Get Themselves Into (and What Would Happen in Real Life)

Column by Raine Winters October 8, 2015
Among the lessons you will learn: Karma's a bitch, don't piss off serial killers, and never under any circumstances enter a basement.

Five New (and Newish) Horror Markets for Short Fiction

Column by George Cotronis
It is almost Halloween and you need some new markets to send those spooky stories of yours.

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.