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

Scandalous! Five Ways in Which The Hobbit is Superior to The Lord of the Rings

Column by Rajan Khanna December 18, 2012
A look at some of the elements of J. R. R. Tolkien's 'The Hobbit' that are superior to 'The Lord of the Rings.'

10 Comics Related Gifts For The Comic Geek In Your Life

Column by Kelly Thompson December 17, 2012
Don't want to give comics but know some comics geeks that need some gifts anyway? Here are 10 great options to get you started!

5 Famous Authors Who Became Infamous

Column by John Jarzemsky December 17, 2012
Sometimes authors--both talented and otherwise--become famous due to circumstances wholly unrelated to their work or craft.

Five Cheap DIY Gifts For Book Lovers

Column by Kimberly Turner December 13, 2012
A group of recession-struck friends attempt to save money by creating book-related craft gifts and discover that Martha Stewart's tranquil portrayal of the DIY process is a dirty, dirty lie.

Say Cheese! 12 Terrible Photos of Bestselling Authors

Column by Joshua Chaplinsky December 10, 2012
If a picture is worth a thousand words, these authors need a good editor, STAT!

Have You Been Good This Year? 10 Awesome Holiday Gifts For Bookworms

Column by Meredith Borders December 7, 2012
The biggest, best, and most covetable book gifts this holiday season.

10 Awesome Comics To Give and Receive For The Holidays

Column by Kelly Thompson December 6, 2012
A list of the best comics to give and receive this holiday season. There's something for just about everyone on this list-- even YOU.

The Magic of Christmas: An Advent Calendar of Fantasy Fiction

Column by Rajan Khanna December 5, 2012
Christmas has been the inspiration for many fantasy short stories. Here are 24, one for each day leading up to Christmas.

Storyville: Top Ten Best Short Stories Ever

Column by Richard Thomas December 4, 2012
This is a personal list of my favorite short stories, ten to be exact.

10 Reasons Your Screenplay Sucks (and how to fix it)

Column by Karina Wilson November 30, 2012
What makes a reader hate a screenplay on sight? Here are 10 pet peeves - and fixes.

5 Reasons Why Hawkeye Might Be The Best Superhero Comic I've Ever Read

Column by Kelly Thompson November 27, 2012
A new ongoing series by Matt Fraction and David Aja featuring The Avengers' Hawkeye in his non-Avenger "downtime" is perhaps the best superhero comic I've ever read. Find out why!

Etymological Evolution: 12 Words Altered By Historical Misuse

Column by Joshua Chaplinsky November 23, 2012
Does the widespread misuse of certain words get your goat? Well suck it up, because that's one of the ways the English language evolves.

8 Signs It's Time to Scrap Your Writing Project

Column by Robbie Blair November 21, 2012
8 warning signs that you may want to throw your latest manuscript under the lawnmower.

Storyville: Ten Awesome Authors You've Never Heard Of Before

Column by Richard Thomas November 19, 2012
Here are ten authors you've probably never heard of, and they are absolutely killing it.

10 Must Read Indie Comics!

Column by Kelly Thompson November 16, 2012
10 monthly independent comics you simply must be reading!

Cozy Up With Cool Weather Reads

Column by Meredith Borders
As the air grows cooler and the days shorter, what books best suit the winter months?

10 Things You Should Know About Plurals

Column by Taylor Houston November 14, 2012
When you have more than one, sometimes just adding an "s" doesn't cut it. Here are few things you should know about plural nouns.

From Page To Screen: The 10 Best Film Adaptations Of Classic Novels

Column by Meredith Borders November 9, 2012
In anticipation of Joe Wright's ANNA KARENINA, a list of the best ever movies based on classic literature.

8 Words to Seek and Destroy in Your Writing

Column by Robbie Blair November 9, 2012
8 frequently abused words or phrases that gum up your content. Stars of the show include "suddenly," "then," "is," "started," "very," "that," "like," and "in order to."

What Scares You? 30 Terrifying Horror Stories Straight Out Of Your Worst Nightmares

Column by Kimberly Turner October 31, 2012
Nothing to fear but fear itself? What about dead things, evil dolls, darkness, madmen, water, spiders, and snakes? No matter what freaks you out, there's a book that'll scare the hell out of you.

The Best Comic Books About Bad Guys

Column by BH Shepherd October 29, 2012
Like supervillains? Here are some of the best comic books about the bad guys.

Death Turns The Page: Seven Notable Literary Kills

Column by Jon Korn October 26, 2012
When better than this, the spookiest of all months, to examine 7 of the most memorable - and gruesome! - murders in literary history?

Truly SINISTER - The Ten Best True Crime Books

Column by Meredith Borders October 22, 2012
Just in time for SINISTER this month, dive into the best true crime books ever written.

Return to the Masculine: The Reemergence of Men's Pulp Fiction in the Age of eBooks

Column by Keith Rawson October 11, 2012
"Men's pulp fiction" is making a big bloody,six guns blazing, nuclear fallout of a comeback in the age of eReaders and you should come along for the ride!

Seven Badass Authors And Their Potentially Deadly Research Methods

Column by Kimberly Turner October 5, 2012
New rule: You can't call the research for your book "grueling" unless it involves a gun to your head, beatings from Hells Angels members, feigning madness, or eating someone in the jungles of Peru.