The Rare Occurrence of the "Final Boy" in Horror

Column by Bart Bishop
Men, Women and Chain Saws: A look at the rare case of the "final boy" in horror movies.

Storykiller: Get Thee Back To Kickstarter!

Column by Kelly Thompson January 21, 2014
After eighteen months I head back to Kickstarter with my new novel. Find out why and what I hope will be better — or at least different — this time around.

Kickstarter Campaign vs. Kickstarter Reality

Column by Kelly Thompson January 17, 2013
After the campaign is over, the books have been printed, and all the orders have been filled, what then? Did I make money? Would I do it again? Find out!

What I Learned From My Kickstarter Campaign

Column by Kelly Thompson August 6, 2012
Two weeks after a successful Kickstarter campaign for my novel, 'The Girl Who Would Be King,' I'm here to tell you about my experiences - what worked, what didn't, and a few things I'd recommend.

The Long & Winding Road: Part VI - What Happens When Your Book Doesn't Sell

Column by Kelly Thompson July 5, 2012
The final installment in a series chronicling my experiences with my first novel, including securing an agent and submitting to publishers. Part 6 details what happens when you don't sell.