This town's teeming with readers, writers and reading-and-writing resources, so don't hide behind the covers. Get out there and let your fiction flag fly.

In This Feature:

Happy Endings for a Starving Writer

One writer's journey through Houston's literary landscape.

01/05/2016 By Gwendolyn Zepeda

Now Reading: Houston Edition

We asked Houston-based and -born authors: What's on your nightstand?

01/05/2016 By Nick Esquer Photography by Audra Oden

Want to Write? These Classes and Workshops Will Help You Get Started

Find inspiration and instruction, whether in an online seminar or a hands-on workshop.

01/05/2016 By Nick Esquer

Houston-Set Novels: A Sampling

Looking for some books to put on your Need-To-Read list? Here's a place to get started.

01/05/2016 By Nick Esquer

Live Readings and Lectures Fill Houston's Concert Halls

Live readings from authors and aspiring poets? The city is full of them.

01/05/2016 By Nick Esquer

From Libraries to Lit Fests

As local libraries tout something for everyone and festivals and book fairs are growing off trees, Houston's bevy of book resources continues to blossom.

01/05/2016 By Nick Esquer

The Indie Bookselling Darlings of the City

Inside Houston's thriving independent bookstore scene.

01/05/2016 By Nick Esquer

Houston's Surprising Connection to the Billion-Dollar Romance Novel Industry

Romance Writers of America is headquartered in Houston. Ready to have your love conquer all?

01/05/2016 By Nick Esquer