Storyville: Unreliable Narrators

Column by Richard Thomas
What is an unreliable narrator and how can it affect your writing?

"The Nineties", "Sex, Drugs, Cocoa Puffs", and Worsening Readers

Column by Peter Derk
May 12, 2022 (1) comments
Chuck Klosterman's 2 books about the 90s tell us everything we need to know about books getting better and readers and critics getting worse.

Writer's Tilt: What It Is and How to Avoid It

Column by Joshua Isard
We present to you some common causes of writer's tilt and how to successfully combat it.

Sudowrite: An AI Fiction Writing Software Review

Column by Repo Kempt
A review of Sudowrite, fiction writing software that uses AI to generate content.

How (Not) to Find Your Next Favorite Book

Column by Kleopatra Olympiou
Stare into the author's magnetizing gaze, the bokeh of nature and bookshelves behind them: “Come with me,” they say, “I write exquisitely without trying very hard.”

The Impact of Scares That Care

Column by Jay Wilburn
Scares That Care has had a significant impact on the horror industry by helping those in need, and they are expanding.

Ghost in the Machine: Can A.I. Write a Good Book?

Column by Nick Kolakowski
While state-of-the-art algorithms can expertly mimic your voice, they have no idea about story, structure, emotion, or character. Yet...

8 Machiavellian Books to Make Niccolo Proud

Column by Jena Brown
On the anniversary of his birth, we’ve gathered eight books that capture the essence of Machiavelli in nuanced, layered, and complex ways.

The S-Word: Never Tell Someone They "Should" Read A Book

Column by Peter Derk
You're using the wrong words to recommend books, and it's costing you readers.

When Writer's Block is Connected to Depression

Column by Jay Wilburn
Writer's Block can be a scary thing, especially when it stems from depression. There are things you can do to address it, though.