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5 Dec, 2010 - 4:42pm

St. Helen's Books Promotion - Chuck Palahniuk Foreign Language Books!

Our favorite affiliates and friends, St. Helens Book Shop are having a very awesome and unique promotion.  They have recently acquired a number of foreign language books, signed by Chuck, and they are now offering them up for sale!  They are new/unread...

18 Nov, 2010 - 1:06pm

New Chuck Palahniuk Short Story "Knock-Knock In The December Issue Of Playboy

Chuck Palahniuk's hilarious short story Knock-Knock, is featured in the December issue of Playboy.  So... yep, fellas. you now have an excuse for your woman to go buy Playboy.  If you didn't get a chance to see Chuck on his Tell-All...

15 Nov, 2010 - 12:51pm

Check Out These 'Invisible Monsters' Sneakers

These were just emailed to us by a fan on Photobucket named Buh-Ran-Dee. If you're a member there, you can check out his/her profile here.

Note from designer: "plain white slip ons that i colored."

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8 Nov, 2010 - 12:08pm

Talking Scars: Creating the Literature of Fear and Pain

New Exclusive Cult Master Class

Note: Class is now officially underway. Congrats to all our students!

He takes us to the places we fear and shows us real-life monsters, sometimes through a child’s eyes.  You don’t have to...

5 Nov, 2010 - 2:51pm

Join Our Official Book Club! - November Discussion "Candy: A Novel of Love & Addiction"

You know the drill, folks.  Every month a new book is selected and a new moderator steps up to lead the discussion.  This month, we will be reading and discussing Candy: A Novel of Love and Addiction by Luke Davies.


20 Oct, 2010 - 1:59pm

Chuck Palahniuk Appearing At ZombCon in Seattle, Oct 29-30!

Chuck will be sitting in on a number of panels at the upcoming ZomBcon in Seattle.  You can see the full schedule of events here:

A link to a Fight Club screening here:...

18 Oct, 2010 - 1:22pm

'Snuff' Gets A Movie Option!

In the last three years we've seen first Haunted then Rant and then Invisible Monsters all have their movie rights optioned.  To date there doesn't seem to be any substantial progress...

15 Oct, 2010 - 1:25pm

Romanian Book Covers

Ever wonder what Chuck's books look like in Romania? Wonder no more!


Props to Claudiu Carbunaru for sending these along.

Remember, if you don't see a specific book cover represented in our Foreign Books Gallery,...

12 Oct, 2010 - 12:33pm

Free Writer's Workshop Essay - 'Developing a Theme'

As part of a new push to create more awareness of all the wonderful things we have going on in our Writer's Workshop, each month we are going to 'unlock' one of Chuck's exclusive craft essays. 

As you may or may not know, back in 2004, Chuck Palahniuk and...

11 Oct, 2010 - 8:59am

Chuck's Feedback on the November Workshop Anthology Finalists!

We've got a strong month for stories and an incredible month for Chuck's in-depth feedback we'd like to share with you. Read on.

The finalists include:

Dietary by Brandon Tietz

A Vodka Kind of Girl by Matt Egan

Western Eyes by Brien Piech...

8 Oct, 2010 - 2:32pm

Join Our Official Book Club! - October Discussion "Super Sad True Love Story"

You know the drill, folks.  Every month a new book is selected and a new moderator steps up to lead the discussion.  This month, our reading is already underway on Gary Shteyngar's bestseller Super Sad True Love Story.

Here's the write-up from Amazon...

4 Oct, 2010 - 12:47pm

'Fight Club' Easter Egg In David Fincher's 'The Social Network'

Yesterday I had a chance to go see David Fincher's new film The Social Network.  And yes, I loved it.  Not at first.  But about a few hours later, I found I couldn't shake the film.  I kept replaying the scenes over and over in my head.  And...

27 Sep, 2010 - 12:18am

Clevenger Returns for 200 Proof Storytelling!

Introducing The Cult return of Craig Clevenger for an exclusive four-week intensive writing experience:

200 Proof Storytelling!!*October 7th - November 4th


A Cult Special that combines the vital elements of Craig Clevenger's...

21 Sep, 2010 - 2:34pm

'Fight Club' Grindhouse Poster!

Check out this awesome grindhouse-style poster for Fight Club.  This was designed by Liam Carl.  You can check out more of Liam's work at his official site:

21 Sep, 2010 - 1:33pm

'Invisible Monsters' Tshirts Are Back... With 'Tell-All' Posters!

Order A Shirt!

UPDATE: We are running low on Fight Club Tshirts in the Creme color.  We are not sure when we will print another run of this shirt, so...

17 Sep, 2010 - 1:27pm

Join Our Official Book Club! - September Discussion "Transubstantiate"

You know the drill, folks.  Every month a new book is selected and a new moderator steps up to lead the discussion.  This month, our reading is already underway on Richard Thomas' neo-noir Transubstantiate

After 3 years as a workshop regular...

7 Sep, 2010 - 2:31pm

Top 10 Things That Would Make the Writing World a Better Place

Writers Digest has just published a funny Top 10 from Chuck Palahniuk in their latest issue.  The topic is "The Top 10 Things That Would Make the Writing World a Better Place'.

The list is not available on their site but we've...

31 Aug, 2010 - 1:02am

Zen Mind Fiction Intensive Returns for Fall Session, Limited Enrollment

Zen Mind Fiction Workshop Returns in September.  If you missed the summer session, this is your last chance this season to take our fastest on-ramp to craft proficiency.

Urgent Update: SOLD OUT: Congratualtions to those on-board and welcome to the journey ahead.  You'll get an...

26 Aug, 2010 - 6:51pm

Chuck's Feedback On The October Workshop Anthology Finalists!

We're moving distinctly into the homestretch now with our Anthology Project. The stories linked below are top selections from October, 2009 (yes, we're a little behind). Be sure to read Chuck's commentaries, as each set of notes contains illuminating lessons in the...

11 Aug, 2010 - 2:35pm

Breakfast Fight Club

This is pretty spectacular.  It's by an artist named Dave MacDowell.  To check out more of his work, visit:

The Acryllic Paintings of Dave MacDowell

He's also got a store...