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

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.

10 Words You Literally Didn’t Know You Were Getting Wrong

Column by Taylor Houston October 3, 2012
Thanks to Joe Biden's mega-gaffe last month at the DNC, we were reminded that "literally" literally means you are being "literal". Here are a few more words you might want to revisit.

The Secret Lives Of Little Words

Column by Kimberly Turner September 26, 2012
What's that word doing there? When it comes to spoken language, nothing is accidental. Linguists are working on finding meaning in every 'oh,' 'um,' 'well,' and 'okay.' The results might surprise you.

LURID: Books, Covers, Judgment - Top Ten Horror Designs

Column by Karina Wilson September 21, 2012
Ever had nightmares about a book cover? You will now. Here's a selection of the most disturbing book covers in the genre. Peek inside, if you dare.

Small Packages: Short Fantasy Fiction

Column by Rajan Khanna September 18, 2012
A look at short fantastic fiction, highlighting some masters of the form as well as spotlighting some of the best places to find it.

The Bottom Of The Barrel: The 10 Worst-Ranked Books On Amazon

Column by Dave Reuss September 14, 2012
If there are winners, there are bound to be losers.

The Weird Side Of Literary Tourism: Five Bizarre Book-Inspired Experiences

Column by Kimberly Turner September 13, 2012
Ride through the diseased sewage of Charles Dickens's England, watch a MacBeth-inspired rave/orgy, survive a 'Hunger Games' simulation, and other bizarre ways to live out your favorite books.

The Fantasy Novel Back To School List

Column by Rajan Khanna September 12, 2012
A look at classic fantasy works and some modern counterparts that deal with similar themes.

The Top 10 Best Closing Lines Of Novels

Column by Meredith Borders September 7, 2012
The two most important sentences in any novel are the opening and closing lines. We've already discussed the Top 10 first lines - now let's talk closers.

Five of the Best Books I Ever Reread

Column by Ed Sikov September 7, 2012
Tired of the attacks, the sniping, the bitter accusations? There's more to Ed Sikov than you've been led to think. Here he talks about books he loves so much he can't get enough of them.

Top 10 Reasons People Use To Justify Pirating Digital Content (And Why They’re Wrong)

Column by Rob Hart August 31, 2012
Pirating is illegal, yet it's become so mainstreamed that people do it without batting an eye. Pirates offer up plenty of reasons for why they do it--but none of those reasons hold water.

Where the Heart Is: Ten of The Best Regional Books You'll Find On the Shelf

Column by John Jarzemsky August 22, 2012
The following is a list of books that have an incredible sense of place; books in which the setting isn't merely a device for advancing plot, but somewhere where the heart & soul of the story blossom.

Comics Crossover: Science Fiction Gets Inked Up

Column by Jon Korn
You got your Science Fiction in my comics! You got your comics in my Science Fiction! (Jon Korn explores the awesome results.)