Better With Age: Giving Elderly Characters the Spotlight

Column by Leah Dearborn
Every living person on the planet has experienced childhood, but the same can’t be said for old age. Older characters have more history, so creating such a person takes considerable imagination.

Binge: My Love/Hate Relationship with NaNoWriMo

Column by Brandon Tietz November 2, 2011
National Novel Writing Novel Month is upon us again. Many will participate, and some will complete the project, but is this really the best system for you?

Book Brawl: Geek Love vs. Water for Elephants

Column by Meredith Borders October 21, 2011
'Geek Love' and 'Water For Elephants' each detail the daily lives of circus workers in vastly different ways. What novel will win the coveted honor of literary victor?