LURID: Beach Blanket Boogeymen

Column by Karina Wilson July 3, 2012
Packing for your long-dreamed-about summer vacay? You might want to take heed of some of these cautionary reads before you get on the plane.

The Third Character: A (Very) Rough Guide to Settings

Column by Cath Murphy May 17, 2012
Choosing the right setting for your fiction can be as tricky as giving a turtle a haircut. Here's my Rough Guide to what I think of as the 'third character'.
Lord of the Flies cover contest

'Lord Of The Flies' is Getting a Makeover, Courtesy of Actual Teenagers

News by Hanna Brooks Olsen February 28, 2012
Faber & Faber let teens try their hand at Designing the new cover for William Golding's 'Lord Of The Flies'. Turns out, they ain't half bad!

Neglected Books: 'Hangover Square,' 'Foam of the Daze' and 'Pincher Martin'

Column by Jack Joslin
A look at three often overlooked, but outstanding novels: 'Hangover Square,' 'Foam of the Daze' & 'Pincher Martin.'