Overcoming Self-Hype Block

Column by Christoph Paul
A meditation on self-hype/-marketing/-branding block.

Is The Novel Dead?

Column by Peter Derk
March 23, 2020 (2) comments
The accumulated filth will look up and shout "SHORTER! SHORTER COLUMNS!" ...and I'll look down and whisper, "No. Because you see, the real thing is..."

Why I'm Writing Poetry Again: A Celebration of National Poetry Day

Column by Karis Rogerson
In light of the UN's World Poetry Day, Karis Rogerson explores how she started writing poetry again, and how it's helped.

How To Help Out Writers During A Pandemic (and How Writers Can Help Themselves)

Column by Christopher Shultz
Some say writers are born for social distancing, but that may not be the case.

The Strange Case of Hazel Drew

Column by Leza Cantoral
Few are familiar with the mysterious murder that would go on to inspire the television show, "Twin Peaks."

The Most Interesting Cover Trends That Emerged in 2019 — And What We Can Expect in 2020

Column by Emmanuel Nataf
Let's take a walk down memory lane — here is an investigation of the most interesting, prevalent cover designs of 2019, as well as a forecast of the coming year.

Storyville: Using a Chorus in Your Fiction

Column by Richard Thomas
Tips and tricks for using a chorus in your fiction.

Stay Positive, and Write

Column by Cina Pelayo
As writers, we assume that writing is an enjoyable task. Here are some tips on how to stay happy and be creative.

20 Mind Destroying Secrets about Ghostwriting

Column by Jay Wilburn
If ghostwriting is something you are considering or you are just morbidly curious, there are some realities about this world you will want to know.

Spring Cleaning For Writers

Column by Peter Derk
Dust off that old short story, organize your scraps of poems, and throw away that manuscript that's been sitting in the attic.