"Convenience Store Woman": The Working-Class Novel American Audiences Need

"Convenience Store Woman": The Working-Class Novel American Audiences Need to Read

Review by Christoph Paul
Sayaka Murata's novel is a meditation on things sorely missing from American literature.

One Year of Podcasting About Stephen King: A Retrospective

Column by Max Booth III
How podcasting helped this writer's anxiety issues.

Writer, Heal Thyself: Coping with 2017

Column by David Cranmer December 14, 2017
David Cranmer looks back at the tribulations of 2017 as a freelance writer and indie publisher, and how he copes with the pressures of the day-to-day grind while maintaining sanity.

When Reality Gets Tough, the Tough Get Reading

Column by Karis Rogerson August 9, 2017
A personal essay/reflection on how books can help you escape a harmful reality and survive depression.

It's Just Books: 5 Reasons It's Okay to Quit Writing

Column by J. David Osborne July 13, 2017
There are ten million articles on the internet about why you shouldn't quit writing. This is one about why it's okay if you do.

The Medicated Writer

Column by Raine Winters June 21, 2016
Does medication really stifle creativity?

The Grim Specter of Writer Suicide

Column by BH Shepherd October 14, 2015
An unflinching personal look at one of the scariest occupational hazards facing writers.