#Educational

How Much Can You Make Writing Romance?

Romance is the biggest selling book genre, but how does that translate to those who write it? How much can you make writing romance?

How To Fight Book Bans and Challenges: An Anti-Censorship Tool Kit

A guide to how to fight back against censorship and book challenges, including tools and techniques for citizens and gatekeepers.

What Are The Library Freedom Project and Abolitionist Library Association?

What's the Library Freedom Project and what does it do? Learn more about the LFP and how it advocates for patrons’ digital privacy and safety.

Authors From Literary Families Tell the Stories Behind Their Stories

What must it be like to have a fellow author in the family? One Rioter looks into some literary families to answer that very question.

A Brief History of Sexy Monsters

From Beauty and the Beast to The Shape of Water to pterodactyl erotica, monster romance has an enduring appeal.

The Strange Posthumous Journey of Dorothy Parker’s Ashes

The curious and circuitous journey of Dorothy Parker's ashes.

7 Times Amazon Book Categories Were Completely Off

Amazon book categories are a great way to discover new books in genres you love. They're also wrong a lot of the time.

How Are Romance Novel Covers Made?

Romance novels are a billion dollar industry, and covers are their primary marketing tool. But, how are romance novel covers made today?

The Pied Piper of Hamelin: Terrifying, Mysterious, and Still Relevant

A look at the story of The Pied Piper of Hamelin, the terrifying legend that still resonates with audiences over 700 years later.

How Jane Austen Raised Seven Gothic Novels From the Dead

The "horrid novels" were especially fortunate to have Jane Austen cast a spotlight upon them. So what are they? And why these titles?