Peeling Back the Onion: 5 Books That Subvert Narrative Expectation

Column by Christopher Shultz
For twisty narratives that keep you guessing right up until the very end, you could do a lot worse than these five books.

Five Legal Issues All Writers Need To Be Aware Of

Column by Jessica Meddows August 2, 2013
Have you wondered whether your work is protected by copyright? Or whether you can write a story based on people you know? This article delves into five legal issues frequently encountered by writers.

Great Book, Crap Film: 5 Adaptations That Truly Suck

Column by Cath Murphy April 9, 2012
Great books don't always make great films. Here are five key examples of good books that attempted the jump to the big screen and fell flat on their faces.

The Word You’re Looking For Is Genius—Not Crazy, Genius: The Top 5 Craziest Crime Writers

Column by Keith Rawson January 23, 2012
Who're the craziest crime writers in history? Hell, probably all of them, but here are the top five, at least in one writer's opinion.

Five Big Fat Literary Fakes

Column by Cath Murphy January 10, 2012
A look at the most common literary fibs, and some of the worst offenders.

Five Lame Excuses for Plagiarism

Column by Cath Murphy December 12, 2011
Been caught stealing? Here are five excuses NOT to use.