Column by Brian McGackin
Sifting through history, one classic at a time.
Updated With Winners: LitReactor's Flash Fiction Smackdown: September Edition (...and another chance to win Chuck Palahniuk's new book!)
Column by Taylor Houston
Get another chance to win one of three copies we are giving away of Chuck Palahniuk's next book Doomed by writing a metaphor for Purgatory in 25 words or less.
Column by Cameron Pierce
Thanks to some TV show, Portland is best known for putting a bird on it, but in the Rose City, independent publishers have been putting the hurt to the book world for years.
Column by Rajan Khanna
In honor of the ending of 'Breaking Bad,' a list of characters from science fiction and fantasy who started out as good guys but ended up as villains.
Column by Leah Dearborn
There’s a fine line that authors tread when writing from a child's perspective. A balance must be found between a voice that is unrealistically adult, and one that is too naive to be engaging.
Column by Cath Murphy
One subject. Three books. Three approaches. What can three books about cities tell us about writing?
Column by Richard Thomas
How can your fiction be as visual and engrossing as a film? Here are some suggestions.
Column by Robbie Blair
Some classics don't quite live up to their reputation, but this one fails on almost every level. I list the flaws then tell you the real reason I hate this book.
Column by Kimberly Turner
Stephen King's long-awaited sequel to 'The Shining' is released today. LitReactor takes a look at how terror has changed and how 'Doctor Sleep' taps into our most primal fears.
Column by Christopher Shultz
Gillian Flynn's third novel is still going strong on the New York Times Best Seller list, and there's a big Hollywood movie on the way. Just what is it about "Gone Girl" that people find so appealing?