Column by Karis Rogerson
Karis Rogerson returns with another look at querying, this time from the standpoint of whipping her seventh book into query-able shape!
Column by Karis Rogerson
Karis Rogerson ruminates on the gift that is a beta reader who won't shy away from pointing out mistakes, errors, and problematic aspects.
Column by Richard Thomas December 30, 2021
Some tips and advice for writers on how to set short-term goals.
Column by Karis Rogerson October 25, 2021
Karis Rogerson finished her first novel in four years and has learned to celebrate that fact.
Column by Michael David Wilson November 10, 2020
Writing can be lonely work but it doesn't have to be. Here are some key takeaways and lessons learned from a successful collaboration.
Column by Gabino Iglesias December 10, 2019
That thing you read online? Probably wrong. That old rule they told you was sacred? It's bullshit. Let me tell you why unlearning all of it is crucial.
Column by Gabino Iglesias June 21, 2019
We've had all the panels on diversity we need. Now it's time to take another step in the right direction.
Column by Christopher Shultz January 23, 2019
It's true that sometimes creativity and addiction go hand in hand, so what happens if you actually get addicted to creativity itself?
Column by BH Shepherd May 31, 2017
What a severe head injury can teach you about reading.
Column by Michael David Wilson April 19, 2017
A selection of podcasts that will not only help you grow as a writer but as a human being.
Column by Matthew Quirk April 13, 2017
Matthew Quirk, author of the newly-released 'Dead Man Switch,' talks about the secret code of storytelling he learned from screenwriting.
Interview by Rob Hart January 25, 2017
Delilah S. Dawson has written in multiple genres, dabbled in the Star Wars universe, taught for us at LitReactor... and now she's making the move over to comic books!
Column by Richard Thomas January 16, 2017
101 Ways to Make 2017 Your Best Year as a Writer Yet
Column by Rob Hart October 11, 2016
Rob Hart's third novel is out today. It touches on ritual, which got him thinking about rituals. So he asked authors—from Lidia Yuknavitch to Stephen Graham Jones to Irvine Welsh—to share their own.
Column by Keith Rawson September 26, 2016
Ah, do the first novel blues have you biting your nails and tearing out clumps of hair? Hopefully this listicle will help you find a little balance.
Column by Rob Hart July 13, 2016
Six writers went into the woods. They all came out with words. Here's what happened. Spoiler alert: Nothing really that crazy, and seriously, why don't writers do this more often?
Column by Raine Winters June 21, 2016
Does medication really stifle creativity?
Column by Michael David Wilson May 23, 2016
An exploration into the Pomodoro Technique, timers and how you can use them to improve your writing habits.
Column by Rob Hart May 4, 2016
Want to boost your productivity? Rob Hart (author of two novels, two upcoming novels, a James Patterson novella, holder of two jobs, and father to a new baby) offers some insight.
Column by Raine Winters April 19, 2016
WARNING: Extreme cuteness contained within.
Column by Raine Winters March 9, 2016
Trauma affects every part of our lives, including our work. As writers, how do we overcome such events and use our pain to strengthen our craft skills?
Column by Michael David Wilson January 15, 2016
Find out how to write goals you can actually achieve using the SMART approach.
Column by Brandon Tietz December 7, 2015
You've just completed NaNoWriMo and have a messy first draft to show for it. Now what?
Column by BH Shepherd October 14, 2015
An unflinching personal look at one of the scariest occupational hazards facing writers.
News by Rob Hart September 22, 2015
How do you revive a stalled story? How do know you're done? How do you write that dreaded synopsis? What's next? We've got a class starting soon that can help...