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Addison Rizer

Addison Rizer is an administrator in Seattle, Washington with a B.A. in English from Arizona State University. She is currently in Northern Arizona University’s Professional Writing M.A. program. Find her published work or contact her on her website at www.addisonrizer.com or follow her on Twitter @addisonrizer.

A History of the Thesaurus

Thesauri have been around since the 1500s, though they've changed a lot since then. Here is a brief history of the thesaurus then and now.

10 Bedtime Stories for Adults to Help You Get Some Shut Eye

With classics from Haruki Murakami, Octavia Butler, and more, these excellent bedtime stories for adults can help you wind down before bed.

Genres of Literature Popular in Languages That Aren’t English

Get to know four genres popular in countries where English isn't the predominant language, including wuxia, Polish noir, and more.

Books About Missing and Murdered People of Color That Deserve More Attention

True crime books often focus on white women victims. These explore the stories of missing and murdered Black, Indigenous and people of color.

A History of POOR RICHARD’S ALMANAC

We can credit Benjamin Franklin for the Poor Richard's Almanac. Here's a history of the book and why it rose in popularity.

Quiz: Scroll Your TikTok For You Page and Get a Book Recommendation

Get a book recommendation perfectly tailored to you just by taking this quiz about what your TikTok For You page looks like.

15 Top Management Books to Make You a Better Leader

From leading large teams to diving into the soft skills that drive success, we all can benefit from these top management books.

A Guide to Hypertext Literature

The rise, fall, and ever-morphing nature of hypertext literature.

I Read Nick Offerman’s Favorite Books and Now I Love Him Even More

One reader picked up Nick Offerman's favorite books and was not left disappointed.

Bite Sized Horror: Short Scary Stories Sure to Terrify You

If you're short on time or just want more scares in your already-horror-filled day, try these must-read short scary stories!