Column by Repo Kempt
Editors are tired of their slush piles being haunted by vampires, werewolves and zombies. Here's five horrifying new monsters dying to claw their way into your next submission.
Column by Christopher Shultz July 16, 2015
Does your current project need a bit of intellectual beefing? Try a mythological reference...
Review by Ed Sikov
A brilliant new novel in which dogs receive the gift and curse of human intelligence.
Review by Brian McGackin December 11, 2014
Norse gods! Epic heroes! Fart jokes!
Column by Leah Dearborn October 29, 2014
Tired of vapid vampires? Bored of less than zoetic zombies? There are plenty of mythic creatures that are just crying out for someone to pick up a pen and write about.
Column by Max Booth III October 27, 2014
Shapeshift into a wolf, howl at the full moon, turn your local city into an all-night buffet. You are always hungry, always thirsty, eager to hump anything that moves.
Column by Leah Dearborn September 15, 2014
Whenever a source of authority grows too powerful and begins to usurp the common people, Robin Hood-like characters start to appear in film and literature.
Column by Leah Dearborn
Magical thinking, including an early belief in Santa Claus, may play a role in how imagination and creativity develop.
Column by Rajan Khanna November 7, 2013
In honor of the release of 'Thor: The Dark World,' we take a look at science fiction stories that draw on mythology for inspiration.
Column by Rajan Khanna July 12, 2013
Giant monsters are a staple of the Fantasy genre. Here we collect ten examples of the best, most horrifying monsters from literature and film.
Column by Rajan Khanna August 28, 2012
Mythology has long been a source of ideas and inspiration for fantasy fiction. But when and where does drawing from these myths cross the line into cultural appropriation? Should it be avoided?