2022: Write A New Beginning for This Story

Column by Sadie Hartmann January 11, 2022
A new year is a blank slate. The story of 2022 has yet to be written. I asked readers and writers to tell me how they want to frame this fresh start.

10 Hot Caribbean Authors to Keep You Warm This Winter

Column by Gabino Iglesias December 6, 2017
Got the Winter blues? Time to head south for some great writing.
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Bestselling Author Accused of Cyberbullying

News by Raine Winters January 14, 2016
The British author Stephen Leather stands accused of creating websites that nastily defame fellow writers.

6 Books Written By Authors You Wouldn’t Expect

Column by Max Booth III May 15, 2015
Sometimes you pick up a book and have to look twice at the author's name. The book is so outside the author’s norm, you just don’t know how to comprehend what you’re holding.

What Would Jesus Write?

Column by Rob Blair Young August 16, 2013
A pseudo-serious examination of who Jesus would be if he were a modern writer, one that answers questions about Jesus's genre, style, theme, and approach to publishing.

10 Big-Time Literary Drunks

Column by Ed Sikov March 1, 2013
A selection of ten writers who made names for themselves as alcoholics.
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eBooks are Selling More Copies All the Time, But Who’s Getting the Money?

News by Dean Fetzer January 22, 2013
With Bloomsbury (publisher of the Harry Potter books) reporting improved margins and higher eBook sales, it poses the question: why aren’t authors seeing more money as a result?

Say Cheese! 12 Terrible Photos of Bestselling Authors

Column by Joshua Chaplinsky December 10, 2012
If a picture is worth a thousand words, these authors need a good editor, STAT!

Storyville: Ten Awesome Authors You've Never Heard Of Before

Column by Richard Thomas November 19, 2012
Here are ten authors you've probably never heard of, and they are absolutely killing it.
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Gimme Back My Money: Penguin Suing Authors Who Didn't Deliver Books

News by Dave Reuss September 26, 2012
Penguin calls in the muscle to get back the money they floated to aspiring authors.

A Slap on the Wrist: Excusing the Bad Behavior of Authors

Column by John Jarzemsky June 5, 2012
Authors, more so than creators of any other creative medium, are often excused for their less than reputable personal lives. Why do we cut them slack, and more importantly, should we?