Things Casual Readers Don't Care About

Column by Peter Derk, July 23, 2021 1
Do you have a hard time relating to your casual reader friends? Here's why.

Five Agents Tell You What You’re Doing Wrong... And How To Do It Right

Column by Gabino Iglesias
July 22, 2021
Landing the right agent can be the first step in making many of your writing dreams come true, but doing so is harder than people realize. Let these five great agents help you with that.

Other Words for Dark: 10 Horror, Crime, and Thriller Novels in Translation for 2021

Column by Leah Dearborn
July 21, 2021
There’s a Czech proverb that says, “You live a new life for every new language you speak. If you know only one language, you live only once.”

Book Cover Trends: Skulls!

Column by Sadie Hartmann
July 20, 2021
If you follow book cover design as closely as I do, you've noticed the skull trend and you're diggin' it as much as I am. Let's discuss:
Bear Creek Gazette

An interview with Stuart Buck, Editor of The Bear Creek Gazette

Interview by Gabriel Hart
July 19, 2021
"Have fun, because one day we are all going to die."

Everything Is Permitted When It Comes To Submissions

Column by David James Keaton
July 15, 2021
The rules are there are no rules and not even that rule but also that rule.

Christine Morgan: A Leading Voice in Extreme Horror

Column by Jay Wilburn
July 14, 2021
Christine Morgan has established herself as a unique voice in the extreme horror subgenre via an unusual storytelling path.

Storyville: Story Dissection — "In His House"

Column by Richard Thomas
July 13, 2021
Richard dissects his epistolary horror story, "In His House."

The First Date Book Walkout Question

Column by Peter Derk
July 12, 2021
You're on a first date, someone tells you their favorite book. You walk out. Which book did they name?

A Leigh Bardugo Fangirl on Her Belated Obsession with Netflix's "Shadow and Bone"

Column by Karis Rogerson
July 9, 2021
An exploration of the TV show, from its past controversies to its promising future.

Hot Ghoul Summer: New Releases From Women in Horror

Column by Sadie Hartmann
July 8, 2021
"It's a Hot Girl Summer, so you know she got it lit" — Megan Thee Stallion & Nicki Minaj. As in H O R R O R lit!