Top 5s, Top 10s, even Top 8's. Everyone loves lists! And we have a ton of 'em!
Column by Peter Derk June 13, 2014
Six pieces of writing advice based on the movies in the 'Rocky' series.
Column by Max Booth III June 13, 2014
Some horror magazines you just NEED to read. These are those magazines.
Column by Ed Sikov June 6, 2014
Here are five perfectly awful autobiographies that are each given a hatchet job by a smug and sarcastic writer.
Column by Riki Cleveland June 3, 2014
Whether you enjoy your young adult steeped in fantasy or prefer a fresh contemporary take, we've got the rundown on hot YA books to keep you busy through the dog days of summer.
Column by Susan DeFreitas June 2, 2014
Memoir is hot right now. Should you give it a shot because you think it might sell? No. You should write memoir because it will make you a better writer. Also, a better person.
Column by Christine J. Schmidt May 29, 2014
These books redeemed themselves by being fantastic all along...
Column by Naturi Thomas-Millard May 23, 2014
Once you had the good stuff, But now it feels like a bluff? Here's some tips to get tough, And start writing enough...or at least more.
Column by Christine J. Schmidt May 16, 2014
All these characters need is a little hug action!
Column by Jessica Meddows May 16, 2014
Inundated with emails? Losing track of time spent online researching your latest story? Or maybe you have hundreds of ideas in your head? This column shows you some apps to make your life easier.
Column by BH Shepherd May 9, 2014
Sometimes being good just isn't enough. A look at five shows that never got to fulfill their potential.
Column by Ed Sikov May 2, 2014
Biographer and autobiographer Ed Sikov celebrates five of his favorite memoirs.
Column by Riki Cleveland April 30, 2014
The four openly gay characters in young adult literature that you need to know now.
Digital Piracy Is the Best Thing to Ever Happen to Us, Said No Writer, Ever. 6 Reasons It's a Bigger Threat Than You ThinkColumn by Naturi Thomas-Millard April 29, 2014
Illegal downloads of an author's work are a necessary evil, free PR, and goshdarnit! downright flattering. Meanwhile, somewhere, a pirate is laughing...
Column by Taylor Houston April 25, 2014
Songs are poems, too. Or, the article in which I mention Katy Perry, Yeezy, Ezra Pound, Dante, and Flight of the Concords.
Column by Cath Murphy April 24, 2014
Tired of taping a Dickens cover over your copy of Dan Brown? Defy intellectual snobbery with these excellent pulp choices for the daily commute.
Column by Robbie Blair April 22, 2014
An article exploring the wide range of poetic styles — and showing why saying you "don't like poetry" is just as silly as saying you don't like books.
Column by Kelly Thompson April 18, 2014
There are so many "must read" comics out there, but today let's shine a light on some of the more unconventional and sometimes underrated titles you should read along with "Watchmen."
Column by Christine J. Schmidt April 14, 2014
You're staying with your first draft for all the wrong reasons. It's time to break free and get to the story you were always meant to write!
Column by Susan DeFreitas April 11, 2014
When is good advice bad advice? When it doesn't account for the many ways that we learn and grow as writers.
Column by Taylor Houston April 10, 2014
These ten social media terms are ready for the reaping.
Column by Peter Derk April 9, 2014
Learn everything you need to know about short form writing through Poop Reads, short reading sprints accomplished while...well, you get it.
Column by Kelly Thompson March 28, 2014
Five things that five good comic books did to level up and become exceptional.
Column by Christopher Shultz March 24, 2014
Ready to step away from work and pretend you're still working? These ten games will make you believe you're being productive, when in fact you're not.
Column by Robbie Blair March 17, 2014
Happy St. Paddy's Day! I take you through Irish literary history and show off some of the best writers from the Emerald Isle.