How Lit Witchcraft Can Help Your Writing

Column by Leza Cantoral October 15, 2019
Use magical and meditative techniques in your writing to access untapped reservoirs of creativity when you are blocked or feeling uninspired.

Rocket Launcher Bayonets, Secret Babies, Rock Powers: This Is 'License To Love'

Column by Peter Derk February 5, 2018
Only through surviving one of the oddest reading experiences of all time can you earn your License to Love.

The Substance of Magic in Fiction

Column by Leah Dearborn August 31, 2016
From Ursula Le Guin's Earthsea series to the Kingkiller Chronicles of Patrick Rothfuss, every author has a different system and set of rules for how magic should work in their own enclosed world.

Spells and the Physical Power of Words

Column by Leah Dearborn
While poems are seen as acceptable expressions of emotion or thought, magical incantations are generally left to fiction. But there is evidence that words can make a very physical impact on the world.

Power to the People: Magic in Fantasy

Column by Rajan Khanna May 6, 2013
Is magic better when it's available to everyone? Or just to a select few? Does it matter?