Giving Up the Ghost: How to Bury Dead Writing

Column by Leah Dearborn
Giving up on a piece of writing seems counterintuitive. We’re told from an early age that if we just keep trying, one day we’ll succeed. But sometimes effort just isn’t enough.

8 Undateable Male Characters

I'll read about them, but I won't take them up on dinner.

LURID: My Man Ludwig Van - The Tortured Genius of Beethoven

Column by Karina Wilson
"What I shit is better than anything you have ever thought". On the anniversary of his death, we can all learn a lot from the genius of Ludwig Van Beethoven.

Embracing Hypnagogia: How to Write Using Your Subconscious

Column by Max Booth III
March 25, 2015 (3) comments
Hypnagogia is the transitional state between wakefulness and sleep. It might also possibly be one of our mind’s most vital tools for creativity.

LitReactor Community Spotlight: March 2015

Column by Nathan Scalia
March 25, 2015 (1) comments
The official LitReactor community update for March 2015.

In Defense Of Indie (It's Not What You Think)

Column by Keith Rawson
March 25, 2015 (1) comments
Does Indie publishing need to be defended? Do even the oceans of crap deserve it?

Product Review: 80 Days

Column by Christopher Shultz
Based on a Jules Verne novel, this mobile game combines prose with an interactive narrative a la 'Choose Your Own Adventure'.

Girls on Film: Marvel vs. DC

Column by BH Shepherd
March 23, 2015 (2) comments
Superhero comics have historically struggled with portraying fully realized female characters. How have Marvel and DC treated their women in the transition from the page to the screen?

Murder Most Foul: Five Killer YA Mysteries

Column by Riki Cleveland
In these five novels, the authors have murder on their minds, and no crime is too grisly, even for a YA audience.

Boozing Like Famous Writers

Column by Peter Derk
March 20, 2015 (3) comments
Writers are known for their boozing. What happens when an amateur writer tries out professional drinking?