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

Eleven Tips For A Successful Book Signing

Column by Rob Hart July 2, 2015
Rob threw two successful signings for his debut novel—one at an indie store, another at Barnes & Noble. Find out about the importance of post-its, booze, and guilt.

8 Ways Books Cure Loneliness

Column by Christine J. Schmidt June 30, 2015
There's no excuse for being lonely when books exist.

And Then What? 5 Maddeningly Unresolved Plots

Column by BH Shepherd June 26, 2015
We love a good ending, but what happens when a story doesn't have one?

16 Tips For Making Time to Write Once You've Abandoned Your Integrity

Column by Max Booth III June 26, 2015
Less talking, more click-clacking.

My Summer of Sarah Dessen

Column by Riki Cleveland June 26, 2015
With the recent release of 'Saint Anything', now is a great time to get re-acquainted with the Queen of Summer and learn a thing or two along the way.

5 Ways to Fall in Love with Your Character

Column by Raine Winters June 23, 2015
These tips and tricks may help you find love again!

10 Reasons To Draft 10 Times

Column by Peter Derk June 22, 2015
Ever tried drafting a piece 10 times? Maybe you should. Maybe you need to.

5 Great Books About the Craft of Writing

Column by George Cotronis June 19, 2015
Sometimes you'd rather read about writing than write. That's okay, we got you covered.

11 Tips For Startup Publishers With A Small Budget

Column by Michael David Wilson
Got big dreams and a small amount of money? Here's some advice.

Voices From the Red-Light District: 10 Books About Prostitutes

Column by Leah Dearborn
How writers choose to describe prostitution and those who engage in it can reveal a lot about gender dynamics and cultural attitudes towards sex.

10 Highly Anticipated YA Novels for the Second Half of 2015

Column by Riki Cleveland
From much hyped additions to beloved series, to debut novels from new authors, here are ten new young adult releases to add to your TBR.

Dinosaurs, Billionaires, and Butts: The Top 10 Erotic Stories by Chuck Tingle

Column by Joshua Chaplinsky June 10, 2015
Tired of boring old bigfoot sex? There's a new king of the indie erotica scene.

The Books of 'Mad Men'

Column by George Cotronis
'Mad Men' is over. But you can read some books to get your mind off things.

25 Book Marketing Ideas for the Desperate and Shameless

Column by Max Booth III May 29, 2015
A marketing guide for those who no longer care if they're arrested.

6 YA Novels About Suicide

Column by Riki Cleveland
Each of these six books are straightforward in addressing the pain and suffering of loss by suicide, while still offering a note of hope for survivors.

The 5 Best Horror Comics On Shelves Right Now

Column by George Cotronis May 22, 2015
Some have just finished, some are ongoing: Horror comics that are hot right now which you can pick up at your local comic book store.

Storyville: 10 Ways to Fool Your Readers

Column by Richard Thomas May 18, 2015
Ten tips for the best ways to fool your readers.

My Digitization Nightmare: 10 Ways To Fail While Digitizing Your Work

Column by Peter Derk
Here are 10 mistakes I made in digitizing a whole stack of papers.

6 Books Written By Authors You Wouldn’t Expect

Column by Max Booth III May 15, 2015
Sometimes you pick up a book and have to look twice at the author's name. The book is so outside the author’s norm, you just don’t know how to comprehend what you’re holding.

10 Bloodlust-Satisfying Deaths in Fiction

Column by Christopher Shultz May 8, 2015
WARNING: HUGE SPOILERS. Sometimes, there are villains in fiction that we hate with a burning passion, and seeing them die satiates our bloodlusty desires.

4 Great Literary Moms

Column by Ed Sikov May 7, 2015
A brief survey of that peculiar and rare literary character: the good mother.

Reach a Wider Audience: 11 Foreign Literary Markets

Column by George Cotronis May 6, 2015
Reach a wider audience, get paid for existing work: Sell the foreign rights to your stories.

Five Captivating YA Fantasies

Column by Riki Cleveland April 30, 2015
When it comes to transporting readers to a whole new world, no genre is quite as captivating as fantasy, and in young adult literature, there is a wealth of stories just waiting to take you away.

Five Ways Scrivener Can Help Your Work In Progress

Column by Karina Wilson April 29, 2015
Why Scrivener? What can it do for your writing? Go beyond the "click here" tutorials and consider how this software can improve your work habits and the quality of your content.

I Killed Twenty People (But Not the Dog): 10 Things I Learned Writing HIT, My Violent Teen Assassin Novel

Column by Delilah S. Dawson April 28, 2015
Delilah S. Dawson shares what she learned while writing her latest novel—from the importance of counting clocks to letting the characters say the wrong thing. And why you just don't kill a dog.