Top 5s, Top 10s, even Top 8's. Everyone loves lists! And we have a ton of 'em!
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.
Column by Rajan Khanna February 28, 2014
On the occasion of his 40th birthday, columnist Rajan Khanna looks at 40 novels that had a significant effect on him as a reader and writer.
Column by Naturi Thomas-Millard February 18, 2014
eReaders isolate us, impoverish our lives, and are like going on a date with Dan Brown. Allow me to explain...
Column by Daniel Hope February 17, 2014
A list of the types of science fiction punk genres, starting at cyberpunk and working our way to absurdity.
Column by Robbie Blair February 14, 2014
What well-crafted love stories manage to pull us in — without idolizing toxic relationship models? Here are some of the best and worst love stories of all time.
Column by Rajan Khanna February 13, 2014
In honor of Valentine's Day we look at some queer relationships in science fiction and fantasy books.
Column by Daniel Hope February 7, 2014
A list of science fiction novels that also make good romance novels. Or maybe it's the other way around.
Column by Kimberly Turner January 23, 2014
What do camels, donkeys, UFOs, boats, phone booths, and tanks have in common? They can all be libraries. Confused? Check out these weird and wonderful libraries...
Column by Kimberly Turner January 20, 2014
Who can you trust? Not these 10 unreliable narrators, but that doesn't mean they're not worth getting to know.
Column by Kelly Thompson January 17, 2014
12 Comics to look out for in 2014!
Column by Rajan Khanna January 6, 2014
A look at some of the best science fiction & fantasy moments of 2013.
Column by Joshua Chaplinsky January 3, 2014
Screenwriters and directors are storytellers, too. What can you, as a writer, learn from them?
Column by Robbie Blair January 2, 2014
A look at the science of habit formation, giving you 14 tips on effectively ingraining a writing habit in 2014.
Column by Naturi Thomas-Millard December 30, 2013
Sick of articles on New Year's Resolutions that exhort you to do the impossible? The impractical? And that use words like 'exhort'? Here's a new twist on the New Year...