Long ago in a universe far far away, I left my job at Macmillan Books in NYC to go to Seattle and attend the Clarion West Workshop for writers of science fiction and fantasy. The workshop is transformative, but listening to hours of peer review is tough…so the day’s...
Rules are meant to be broken, right? I asked some of our editors to weigh in on rules of writing and not be negative, but we ended up with a great list of rules to break. In the end there really is only one rule to keep. 1. Write/meditate on what you know. If all...
Microsoft Word has been a reliable computer program for as long as most of us can probably remember—starting way back when computers first came onto the mainstream scene. Word is a great program, but has it become more of a habit rather than the most efficient...
History editor David Alan shares his favorite history books of 2021
L. James Rice, award winning author of the Sundering the Gods series writes about the best fantasy books of 2020.
Editor Stacy Donovan loves a good young adult book. Here are 12 of her favorites from 2020.
Looking for something new to read? Sometimes it can be hard to choose, so we asked award winning Author Helen Starbuck to share some of her favorite books she read in 2020.
Marie Valentine interviews clinical dietitian and author Jorg Wijnen about his new book, Immunity Hi, Virus Bye-Bye.
Here’s a look at the most current breakdown of the major publishing houses, their notable imprints, and a brief history of how they came to be and where they are now.
I write this from the safety of my home, where I am sheltering in place under orders from my county and the California governor. I live in the San Francisco Bay Area.