Books That Are Feminist AF: Back-to-School Edition

Column by Susan DeFreitas, September 11, 2019
Finished with fluffy beach reads? Get schooled this fall with books that are feminist AF but just as fun.

Reality in Fiction: The Invisible Signature of Your Favorite Authors

Column by Fred Venturini
September 10, 2019
The role of real events in fictional stories is an unavoidable aspect of an author's signature voice—and even the authors themselves don't know where the line between the two is drawn.

Ten Problems Only Booksharks Have

Column by Gabino Iglesias
September 9, 2019
The term "bookworm" doesn't cut it anymore. Here are ten things only my fellow BOOKSHARKS will understand.

Sell Books, Get Noticed: Google Analytics for Authors

Column by Peter Derk
September 6, 2019
Data is power. Don't rage against the machine, use it.

7 Podcast Adaptations You Should Know About

Column by Emmanuel Nataf
September 5, 2019
With big sensations such as Amazon Prime’s "Homecoming" rocking the screen as we speak, it's time for you to meet the next biggest podcasts-turned-TV-shows-and-films.
Review: 'Serious Creatures' by Tony McMillen

Indie Comics Review: 'Serious Creatures' by Tony McMillen

Review by Peter Derk
September 4, 2019
Creature feature nostalgia, teen angst, and beautiful watercolors: Tony McMillen's 'Serious Creatures.'

In Honor Of Back To School, Let’s Talk About Romeo And Juliet’s Idiocy

Column by Christopher Shultz
September 3, 2019
Sad? Check. Tragic? Check. Romantic? Noooope.

#FollowFriday and #WritersLift: Don’t Just Follow, Engage!

Column by Amanda Bender
August 30, 2019
A look at how #FollowFriday and #writerslift are promoting a follower-focused mentality and overshadowing the real purpose of Twitter: engaging and connecting with the writing community.

Donald Maas and The Emotional Craft of Fiction Writing

Column by Cina Pelayo
August 29, 2019
Take your readers on an emotional journey that will stay with them even after the final page is turned.

Snitches, Gangsters, and Private Dicks: Why We Love and Hate Them

Column by Mary Kay McBrayer
August 29, 2019
Why do we root for the criminals and not the snitch? And whose side is the private investigator on?

Comics vs. Television: "The Boys"

Column by BH Shepherd
August 28, 2019
A critical comparison of "The Boys" season one and its comic book source material.