Kindle Vella: What Is It?

Column by Peter Derk
Let's break down Amazon's new publishing platform.

Storyville: Evaluating Your Work in Progress—As Author, Editor, and Reader

Column by Richard Thomas
June 21, 2021 (1) comments
It's crucial that you can read your writing as the audience, an author, AND an editor.

Rituals to Help Conquer the Blank Page

June 18, 2021 (2) comments
Some witchy tips to help conquer writer's block.

In Honor of Audiobook Appreciation Month: A Celebration

Column by Karis Rogerson
Writer Karis Rogerson celebrates her newfound love of audiobooks.

Have You a Tamerlane? Down the Rabbit Hole of U.S. Literature’s Black Tulip

Column by Leah Dearborn
June 16, 2021 (1) comments
Edgar Allan Poe published his first work anonymously at the age of 18. Today, it's one of the most valuable books in American literary history. Could there be a copy in your attic?

What Is Identity Marketing?

Column by Peter Derk
June 15, 2021 (1) comments
Identity marketing is here, it's telling you how to sell, it's telling you how to buy, and it's time you took control.

Mary SanGiovanni Makes the Best Monsters

Column by Jay Wilburn
Mary SanGiovanni, a modern master of cosmic horror, is one of the rare authors who has succeeded in creating new monsters for her horror stories.

Comics vs. Television: "Invincible" Animates Well

Column by BH Shepherd
How faithful is Amazon's adaptation of "Invincible" to its source material?

A Year Expanding the Canon: Reading Non-WASP Stories

Column by Rob Blair Young
June 8, 2021 (1) comments
Until a few years ago, the bulk of my reading came from "WASP" authors. So I spent a year intentionally exploring works from authors of different backgrounds. This is what I learned.

The Swartzwelder Method: Because Writing Should Be Fun

Column by Peter Derk
From the writer of 59 episodes of The Simpsons.