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November 21, 2016

Don’t Worry. Don’t Wait. Write. 3


Worrying has never finished a paragraph or fixed a slow opening. You can worry away your writing life, or you can catch yourself the next time you start to worry, go for a walk, and replace those worries with work.

November 1, 2016

November Preview: The Millions Most Anticipated (This Month) 2


Here’s what we’re looking out for this month.

October 31, 2016

The Five Scariest Books Ever Written 6


Here are five absolute chillers that will have you turning pages deep into the night — and are guaranteed to have your teeth a-chattering as you pray for the sun to rise!

October 28, 2016

Eight Horror Films About Writers 0


For writers, a room haunted by demons pales in comparison to the fear that our best work is behind us.

October 20, 2016

What the Deuce: The Curse Words of Charles Dickens 5


If Dickens had a favorite indecent oath, it would have been the oh-so-versatile D-word.

October 18, 2016

Five Novels I Won’t Write 12


Alas, I have only one life, and one voice, and only three days of childcare a week to write.

October 12, 2016

20 Reasons Why You Should Read Literary Magazines 3


1. The writers you will love tomorrow are being published there today.

October 3, 2016

October Preview: The Millions Most Anticipated (This Month) 4


Here’s what we’re looking out for this month.

September 22, 2016

Don’t Call It Chi-Town (And Other Things to Learn in Chicago Books) 4


Instead of best Chicago books, this selection focuses on books that use a Chicago-centric perspective to address challenges that other places similarly confront.

August 18, 2016

Octogenarian Hotties 21


Publishing’s abiding obsession with fresh voices ignores a curious fact about our current literary scene: a startling number of the finest writers at work today are not twentysomethings; they’re eightysomethings.