Tech and Product Round-Up: September Edition

Column by Christopher Shultz
Writerly tech news from Shelfie and Apple, plus a handy tool for generating eBooks on any device.

Harry Potter and the Cursed Memory

Column by Bart Bishop
Memory as physical object in the Harry Potter series and its role in forming identity, with special emphasis on 'The Cursed Child'.

Beyond Gone Girl: The Gillian Flynn You Should Read Next

Column by Annie Neugebauer
You read GONE GIRL and either loved it, hated it, or a little of both, but what about the rest of Gillian Flynn's works? A breakdown of each, and why (or if) lovers or haters of GG should try them.

10 Things We Can Learn About Writing from 'You’re the Worst'

Column by Max Booth III
September 26, 2016 (2) comments
We dig deep into Stephen Falk's complicated FXX series.

They’re All Going To Laugh At You!: 5 Ways To Overcome Anxiety While Writing Your First Novel

Column by Keith Rawson
September 26, 2016 (1) comments
Ah, do the first novel blues have you biting your nails and tearing out clumps of hair? Hopefully this listicle will help you find a little balance.

LitReactor Community Spotlight: September 2016

Column by Peter Derk
September 23, 2016 (6) comments
LitReactor moves the spotlight to some of its great community members and their work.

LURID: Branwell Brontë—Wastrel or Romantic Hero?

Column by Karina Wilson
Why is Branwell Brontë such a hero to so many? Lurid takes a look at his wasted life, and how his perpetual failure became an integral part of the Brontë mythos.

Why A Little Writing Jealousy Is Healthy

Column by Leah Dearborn
Every writer has felt it—that twinge of jealousy when you read a sentence so perfect, it makes you angry that you didn't think of it first.

Happy Birthday, Stephen King

Column by Max Booth III
September 21, 2016 (2) comments
A love letter from A Constant Reader.

6 Annoying Things Writers Are Asked To Do And How To Ask Anyway

Column by Peter Derk
September 21, 2016 (2) comments
Are you thinking of asking a writer friend for help with something? Maybe you should think twice.