Top 5s, Top 10s, even Top 8's. Everyone loves lists! And we have a ton of 'em!
Column by Peter Derk July 23, 2014
A reading list of books for straight white males to make them less...like straight white males.
Column by Riki Cleveland
Five young adult horror novels to keep you up late at night.
Column by Christopher Shultz July 18, 2014
Even though we dream of writing for a living, we sometimes need day jobs to make ends meet. This doesn't have to be a bad thing.
Column by Susan DeFreitas July 11, 2014
Neuroscience reveals a lot about how evolution shaped our brains. It can also show us how to suck our readers in from page one and keep them turning the pages. Why? Because science.
Column by Leah Dearborn July 11, 2014
Like going on a date, character exercises are part of the process of getting to know another person better (in this case, an imaginary person).
Column by Riki Cleveland July 3, 2014
Why I just can't get enough of the New Adult genre.
Column by Daniel Hope July 2, 2014
There are plenty of ideas about what will happen as a result of the Hachette and Amazon negotiations. We breakdown the most common predictions.
Column by Christine J. Schmidt June 26, 2014
9 of the greatest cats in literature!
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.