Storyville: How Long Should Your Story Be?

Column by Richard Thomas, November 30, 2020
Is there enough meat on the bone to support your word count? It depends on a number of variables.

How to Distraction-Proof Your Writing Time

Column by Lisa Bubert
November 30, 2020
Creative time is precious. Don't let the outside world steal it.

A Short Tour of Gimmick Covers

Column by Peter Derk
November 27, 2020
Punch some holes, break out the foil, and if you've got tasteful nudes, save 'em for something else. Taste has no place in the world of gimmick covers.

7 Reasons You Should Actually Read Moby-Dick

Column by Annie Neugebauer
November 25, 2020
The classic novel that few have actually read, "Moby-Dick" is truly worth your time. Here are 7 reasons why.

I May Fail NaNoWriMo This Year, but It Didn't Fail Me

Column by Karis Rogerson
November 25, 2020
Karis Rogerson chats about her past with NaNoWriMo and how this year, even though she's not on track to win the challenge, she is on track to love writing more.

Is Patreon Still A Viable Platform and Income Source for Authors?

Column by Jay Wilburn
November 24, 2020
Many authors have a Patreon page. Is it still a viable platform, though? Is it wise for a new writer to start one?

Storyville: 10 Tips on How to Be a Good Critique Partner

Column by Richard Thomas
November 23, 2020
Advice on how to be a good critique partner, no matter what the situation.

It's Time To Change the Virtual Event Game

Column by Peter Derk
November 20, 2020
Virtual events are dreadful. Most of us would rather have NO event. So let's change it up.

Meandering, Wrecked, and Random: My First True Understanding of Narrative Structure

November 19, 2020
Davidson finds her debut novel, "Sybelia Drive", over the course of 20 years of wandering.

Creating a Reading System Helped Me Find Joy in Reading Again

Column by Karis Rogerson
November 18, 2020
One writer discusses how having a routine for reading makes the practice more joyful and enjoyable.

Appetite for Destruction: 7 Food Horror Books

Column by Sadie Hartmann
November 17, 2020
If you are a foodie who also happens to enjoy horror, these recommendations are for you. Bring your appetite!