UPDATED WITH WINNER - LitReactor's Flash Fiction Smackdown: November Edition

Column by Taylor Houston
November 26, 2014 (31) comments
Trying to write 50,000 words for NaNoWriMo this month? We'll give you a break and only ask for a 5-word story.

A Writer's Gratitude List: 12 Things to be Thankful For

Column by Robbie Blair
November 26, 2014 (1) comments
A largely humorous list of things to be grateful for as a writer.

5 Books that Say "Fuck You," not "Thank You"

Column by Ed Sikov
Thanksgiving? I call bullshit. It's a celebration of gluttony masquerading as gratitude. So here's an antidote: five books about ingratitude to take your mind off that awful sweet potato casserole.

Try Before You Buy: The Joy of Free Online Lit-Mags

Column by Christopher Shultz
In this technologically-advanced era, more and more publishers are turning to digital and web-based platforms. But what's the advantage to publishers and editors?

So You Want To Write A Book, Part 3: This Is The End

Column by Leah Rhyne
November 25, 2014 (8) comments
In this, the final installment of So You Want To Write A Book, we talk about THE END!

How To Tell Your Family and Friends You're A Writer

Column by Peter Derk
November 24, 2014 (1) comments
A real chat with a real counselor. Learn how to talk to your family and friends about your writing habit, ask them for more time or to support you. Free therapy right here!

The Books Stephen King Hasn’t Written Yet, But Should

Column by Cath Murphy
November 21, 2014 (13) comments
With 54 novels, 5 non-fiction works and several crypts-worth of short stories under his belt, it doesn't seem like there's much left for Stephen King to write about. Except there is...

The Accuracy of Edward Bellamy: Predicting the Future with Science Fiction

Column by Daniel Hope
November 21, 2014 (1) comments
'Looking Backward' purports to tell the state of America in the year 2000. It's wildly inaccurate, but it's still worth a read.

Narrative Failure: The Most Common Error Message in Video Games

Column by BH Shepherd
November 20, 2014 (2) comments
The next gaming generation is here, so why are video games still making the same old storytelling mistakes?

Prose & Conversation: "Me Talk Pretty One Day" by David Sedaris

Column by Leah Rhyne
November 20, 2014 (4) comments
Since Leah needed to lighten things up after a string of dark, heavy books, this month she and Richard take on the David Sedaris classic, 'Me Talk Pretty One Day'!