8 Tips to Help You Kick Ass in Online Fights

Column by Gabino Iglesias August 23, 2017
From flat-earthers and 9-11 truthers to Nazi apologists and people who think not liking what they like makes you Satan, the web is full of folks ready to pick a fight. Here's how to win that fight.

How to Start A Writer Feud

Column by Christoph Paul August 3, 2017
Start the feud on a Podcast and finish it on Facebook.

How to Start an Author Website

Column by Michael David Wilson June 21, 2017
Lessons learned and things to consider when starting an author website.

10 Things You Should Know About Having A Persona

Column by Gabino Iglesias June 12, 2017
There's a lot of writing about writing out there, but not much dealing with having a writing persona. Here are ten things you should know.
Bookshots: 'The Twenty Days of Turin' by Giorgio De Maria

Bookshots: 'The Twenty Days of Turin' by Giorgio De Maria

Review by Joshua Chaplinsky
Our review of the cult Italian novel, translated into English for the first time.

9 Facebook Posts by Authors We Don't Need to See in 2017

Column by Gabino Iglesias February 6, 2017
There's a lot of nonsense happening on Facebook, and it's time authors stop contributing to it.

Google Made Me Stupid. How Do I Learn to Read Again?

Column by Bart Bishop November 7, 2016
A look at the author's inability to focus on novels these days, and how Nicholas Carr's "Is Google Making Us Stupid?" predicted all this in 2008.

10 Reasons Why Social Media Doesn't Do A Damn Thing For Writers

Column by Peter Derk October 5, 2016
Your book isn't selling despite your social media efforts? Welcome to the club.

What I Learned During My Time Away From Social Media

Column by Michael David Wilson September 9, 2016
The key lessons learned while abstaining from social media for fourteen days.

When Writers Do It Wrong: The Top 10 Ways To Annoy Your Twitter Followers

Column by Annie Neugebauer September 8, 2016
Tweet less. Tweet better. Tweet relevantly. And for the love of all that is holy, stop annoying your followers. Here’s the 10 most annoying things I see writers do on Twitter, plus how to fix them.
Facebook Says The Written Word Is Coming To An End

Facebook Says The Written Word Is Coming To An End

News by Peter Derk June 16, 2016
Is Facebook right? Is the written word on its death bed?

Here's How Much Buzzfeed Book Quizzes Know About You

Column by Peter Derk
They know everything about you. But do they know everything about what you read?

When You No Longer Have Room For Another Bookshelf: Confessions of a Book Addict

Column by Max Booth III January 19, 2016
A guide to living a healthier book-buying life.

8 Ways To Fix Your Social Media Screw-Up

Column by Peter Derk January 6, 2016
You're an author who screwed up on social media. What do you do next, hotshot? What do you do?

10 Really Obnoxious Things Writers Do

Column by Rob Hart September 8, 2015
The title says it all. Buckle up. Put on your helmet. Rob Hart is about to hurt some feelings.

7 Reasons Why A Mailing List Is More Important Than Social Media

Column by Michael David Wilson
A case for using an email list over social media to communicate with your audience.

25 Book Marketing Ideas for the Desperate and Shameless: Field Test

Column by Peter Derk August 20, 2015
When Max Booth III suggested 25 desperate marketing ideas, it was only a matter of time until someone tried them out.
Hunting

On The Hunt: Product Hunt Launches Book Service

News by Peter Derk
Curation site Product Hunt launches new Books section.
Amazon Simplifies Bothering People With Book Quotes

Amazon Simplifies Bothering People With Book Quotes

News by Peter Derk
Amazon adds super social sharing options to its Kindle for Android app.

F. Scott Fitzgerald reviews 'Rich Kids of Instagram'

Column by Cath Murphy June 17, 2015
F. Scott Fitzgerald reviews 'Rich Kids of Instagram' by Maya Sloan.

Literary Parody Accounts

Column by Emily Rose Lathrop
Literary parody accounts are on the rise on social media platforms. Are they good for more than just a chuckle?

25 Book Marketing Ideas for the Desperate and Shameless

Column by Max Booth III May 29, 2015
A marketing guide for those who no longer care if they're arrested.
Sad Twitter User Pens Book

Sad Twitter User Pens Book

News by Raine Winters May 20, 2015
@SoSadToday has a tweet for every life problem.

Faust, Facebook, and the Future of Media

Column by Leah Dearborn May 8, 2015
Facebook has been in talks with a number of news organizations over the past year. Instead of posting links to outside content on Facebook, the social media giant wants to become a primary publisher.
Twitter Fiction Festival Launches Next Week

Twitter Fiction Festival Launches Next Week

News by Raine Winters
Everybody get ready to refresh your Twitter feeds!