Why The F*ck Aren’t You Reading Fuminori Nakamura?

Column by Keith Rawson
December 18, 2014 (1) comments
Have you read Fuminori Nakamura yet? Trust me, you need to be reading Japan's master of modern noir.

Finding the Big in the Very Small with Tanka Poetry

Column by Leah Dearborn
December 18, 2014 (3) comments
Tanka poets have a unique way of perfectly freezing a moment in time, of turning a short impression into a story of five lines.

LitReactor Staff Picks: The Best Books of 2014 (part 2)

Column by Joshua Chaplinsky
December 18, 2014 (1) comments
Submitted for your approval (or derision): Members of the LitReactor staff offer up their favorite reads, old and new, of 2014.

A Very YA Christmas: 5 Young Adult Novels with Holiday Themes

Column by Riki Cleveland
Get in the holiday spirit with these five YA novels featuring holiday themes.

The Ethical Author

Column by Dean Fetzer
December 17, 2014 (1) comments
Do we have a responsibility to our readers to behave ethically when we market our books?

Storyville: Advance Your Writing Career—NOW!

Column by Richard Thomas
December 16, 2014 (2) comments
Advance your writing career right now! Hop to it—some tips and tricks.

Edit My Paragraph! Episode Seven

Column by Gayle Towell
December 16, 2014 (1) comments
This column explores the art of revision by giving detailed edits of reader-submitted paragraphs.

LitReactor Staff Picks: The Best Books of 2014

Column by Joshua Chaplinsky
December 15, 2014 (3) comments
Submitted for your approval (or derision): Members of the LitReactor staff offer up their favorite reads, old and new, of 2014.

Twelve Twisted Tales For Christmas

Column by Christopher Shultz
December 15, 2014 (1) comments
Ghosts, paranoid a-holes, junkies, jewel thiefs, killer Santas, and secret societies: these and more spell out Christmas for the weirdoes!

Ursula K. Le Guin, Master of Realism

Column by Susan DeFreitas
December 15, 2014 (2) comments
Ursula K. Le Guin is best known for her sci-fi and fantasy, but part of what makes her work so remarkable is the deeply realistic way it handles the nuanced intersections of character and culture.