The 10 Best Scenes From The First 10 Anita Blake Books

Column by Annie Neugebauer
Ten stand-out scenes from the first ten books in Laurell K. Hamilton's Anita Blake series. Vampires, zombies, and werewolves -- oh my!
Bookshots: 'The Insides' by Jeremy P. Bushnell

Bookshots: 'The Insides' by Jeremy P. Bushnell

Review by Leah Dearborn
'The Insides' is a character-driven fantasy with a tinge of absurdism.

The Architecture of Fantasy: How Authors Use Real Places To Build Imaginary Ones

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.

Writing the Unknown Setting: 8 Tips on Conducting a Research Trip for your WIP

Column by Melissa F. Olson
What happens if you need to set a story in a place you've never seen? Melissa F. Olson, author of the Boundary Magic series, walks you through how to plan a location research trip.

Keeping Up with Sandman Slim: A Recap

Column by Rajan Khanna July 11, 2013
This month sees the release of "Kill City Blues," the fifth book in Richard Kadrey's Sandman Slim series. To prepare for that release, here is a recap of the first four books.