July 16, 2019

On Writing as Wish Fulfillment

By Aatif Rashid

I was in elementary school when I first started “writing” stories—I would take the Hot Wheels toy cars I’d collected since I was a toddler, name them all after my […]

October 24, 2013

Tesseract Days

By Brian Michael Murphy

One of the many benefits of having a child is that I’m able to read and watch good stories on a regular basis. These stories are often short, and involve […]

August 7, 2012

On “Literary Fiction” and “Genre”

By Amit Majmudar

If you look at Wikipedia’s list of the bestselling fiction writers of all time, you’ll notice that the majority are English-language authors of the 20th century. So Barbara Cartland’s on […]