Say Something Nice: Good Things About Bad Books

Column by Peter Derk
Can I say something nice about some books I truly hate?

How a Lunatic Published My First Short Story: A Cautionary Tale

Column by Max Booth III
What every writer dreams of hearing: “I like it, but not enough to want to give you a book for it. (In other words, I don't want to pay for it as I don't LOVE it.)”

Curious not Confused

Column by Joshua Isard
February 8, 2021 (1) comments
Finding the right amount of information to include in a story can be a difficult task for any writer.

Bad Romance: 10 Books To Warm Your Cold, Black Heart

Column by Sadie Hartmann
Horror fiction might seem like the least likely genre to give you that romance fix, but this list will convince you otherwise.

Shedding Hyperbole in the Post-Trump Era

Column by Gabriel Hart
February 5, 2021 (2) comments
Writers no longer need to present themselves as vomit-draft, works in progress!

Finding Solace in Horror Fiction

Column by Andrew Fowlow
February 4, 2021 (3) comments
Here's what other voracious readers, like myself, had to say about why they seek solace in horror fiction.

What Good Are Sex Scenes in Fiction?

Column by Peter Derk
February 3, 2021 (2) comments
How are books boring me with...SEX!?

24 Hour Writing Challenge: Livestreaming a Full Day of Writing on Twitch

Column by Jay Wilburn
Jay Wilburn livestreamed all the short stories he could write in 24 hours on Twitch. This was not the first time he tried something like this. See what you might learn from his success and folly.

5 Hauntingly Brilliant Women You Need to Read

Five authors to read for Women in Horror Month (WiHM).

Displeasing, Offensive, and Bad: Three Tiers of Crappy Books

Column by Peter Derk
Displeasing, Offensive, and Bad. Figure out which bucket the sucky book belongs in and you’ll be closer to Reading God status.