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

6 Women Who Changed the Face of Publishing

Column by Cath Murphy August 19, 2015
Male writers might get more than their fair share of attention, but if being a woman is good enough for Joan Didion then it's good enough for me.

Six Ways to Survive the Query Trenches

Column by Riki Cleveland
If you find yourself obsessively refreshing your Inbox or pacing the room waiting for the big call, try immersing yourself in one of these six tips and make the most of the wait.

10 Tips On How To Write A Press Release

Column by Michael David Wilson
A guide to writing a press release. What to include and what not to include.

Welcome to the Suicide Squad

Column by BH Shepherd August 3, 2015
A brief guide to the characters featured in the upcoming 'Suicide Squad' movie based on the DC comics.

8 Great Podcasts for Writers

Column by Max Booth III July 31, 2015
Here are some podcasts that don't suck.

Six of the Best Alternate Universes in Comics

Column by BH Shepherd
The alternate universe is a classic trope in comic books. Let's take a look at some of the weirdest worlds our favorite superheroes have visited.

10 Books About Revolution

Column by Christopher Shultz July 24, 2015
With historical revolts, expatriations and coups abound in July, here are ten books that capture the revolutionary spirit.

10 Reasons Why You Should Be Reading Barry Gifford RIGHT NOW!

Column by Keith Rawson July 21, 2015
It's time to get your listicle on with 10 reasons why you should be reading Barry Gifford not tomorrow, not an hour from now, but right freaking NOW!

What Traditionally-Published And Indie Authors Can Learn (gasp) FROM EACH OTHER

Column by Melissa F. Olson July 16, 2015
Though the two sides are often thought of as adversarial, Melissa F. Olson argues that if both sides were to just calm down for a second, they'd see there are things they can learn—from each other!

5 Things the Grammar Nazis Get Wrong

Column by Susan DeFreitas July 10, 2015
The Grammar Nazi's mission in life is to point out all the ways that you, the writer, have managed to butcher the English language. Sometimes those people are right. But sometimes they're wrong.

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.