Column by Amanda Bender
An analysis of Mrs. Coulter in the recent TV adaptation of "His Dark Materials" shows writers how to craft complex villains.
Column by Meredith Borders May 24, 2019
Are you ready for this epic miniseries event? This'll help!
Column by Emma Byrne January 22, 2018
'Swearing is Good For You' author Emma Byrne discusses the science and semantics of swear words in fiction.
Column by Leah Dearborn February 19, 2016
Sometimes our world and others overlap, like the center of a Venn diagram. These new worlds that still retain vestiges of our own offer a unique angle; they allow the author to make comparisons.
Column by Rajan Khanna July 3, 2012
On the eve of our nation's day of independence, we celebrate four fantasy stories of revolution and revolt.
Column by Karina Wilson May 18, 2012
From Prometheus (Aeschylus) to Prometheus (Scott): Top ten pick of the most enduringly mad scientists in horror fiction, both before and after the reality of Dr. Josef Mengele.