Before we can walk the walk, we need to learn how to talk the talk.
Here’s our guide to all the jargon, misconceptions, and pitfalls aspiring authors need to know to navigate the modern publishing industry confidently.
Announcing the winners of our 100-Word Contest
By Alicia Luna
Read all of the top entries from our first-ever 100-Word Contest.
Reach readers with a newsletter
By Melissa Hart
Authors share stories of community-building by subscription.
By any other name
By Alison Acheson
The challenge of naming characters.
Vices & virtues, complexities & contradictions
By Jack Smith
Authors share their best tips on finding the ideal protagonist for your story.
From the Front Lines
Five hundred stories, three times a year; three tips for your short stories